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President Bacow Takes Office

Considered to be the man for the moment with his decades of experience in higher education, Bacow takes charge at a time when Harvard finds itself subject to a slew of of lawsuits, a new endowment tax imposed by D.C. lawmakers, and criticism that the University only caters to America’s elite.


Ten Stories That Shaped 2018

2018 was a momentous year for Harvard. As the University welcomed its 29th president Lawrence S. Bacow, it struggled with numerous challenges including lawsuits alleging discrimination, accusations of sexual harassment levied at prominent affiliates, and an "unprecedented" endowment tax. As the year comes to an end, The Crimson examines the ten stories that most defined 2018.


Lawrence Bacow

University President Lawrence S. Bacow speaks at the press conference announcing his selection.


Bacow: The Searcher-Turned-Candidate

In some ways, Bacow’s time in academic roles—especially administrative ones—echoes that of Harvard’s current University President Drew G. Faust.


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