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Kristine E. Guillaume

Staff writer Kristine E. Guillaume can be reached at kristine.guillaume@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @krisguillaume.

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Bacow Inauguration
Endowment

Why President Bacow Is Already Prepping for the Next Recession

Amid fiscal hurdles, Bacow — an economist by training — is examining the University’s financials at the macro level. He’s already looking ahead to when the next recession hits.

Picture of Bacow at Inauguration
Central Administration

Bacow Warns Admissions Trial Could 'Create Divisions' Among Harvard Affiliates

Bacow’s emails to students and alumni Wednesday marked his first missives directly addressing the suit.

Bacow Inauguration
Central Administration

100 Days of President Bacow

Throughout American history, “100 days” has marked a critical benchmark for any new leader. The Crimson looks back on University President Lawrence S. Bacow's first months in Harvard's — and arguably, higher education's — top job.

FAUST AND BACOW
Central Administration

At Bacow’s Inauguration, Pomp and Protest

Friday afternoon marked a rare occasion as the last four Harvard presidents descended on the Yard to ceremonially welcome Lawrence S. Bacow to their ranks.

Bacow at Convocation
Politics

Harvard President Bacow Urges Students to Vote in Email Headlined ‘Democracy’

In his email, Bacow included a link to an Institute of Politics website that helps students register to vote and request absentee ballots from their respective home states.

Bacow at Convocation
College

Bacow Has a Message for Harvard Hopefuls: The Sanctions Are Here to Stay

Just a few months into his tenure, University President Lawrence S. Bacow has a simple message for Harvard hopefuls: don’t apply if you’re not comfortable with the College’s social group penalties.

Bacow
Central Administration

As Admissions Trial Nears, Bacow Insists 'We Don't Discriminate Against Anybody'

The brand-new president said he is “confident” Harvard will prevail in court when the suit goes to trial on Oct. 15, though he is unsure what the Supreme Court may do should the case come before the nation's highest judges.

Capital Campaign Numbers
Endowment

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Shows Enduring Support for Higher Ed, Growing Financial Gap Between Schools

The University’s record-breaking $9.6 billion capital capital sends a strong signal of faith in Harvard and higher education — but it also highlights ongoing tensions in the industry, experts say.

Piles of Money
FAS

Harvard Raises $9.6 Billion in Final Capital Campaign Tally, Smashing Its Own Fundraising Record

Harvard just beat Harvard's own fund-raising record. The University closed out its record-smashing capital campaign at $9.6 billion, meaning the school surpassed its original fundraising goal by more than $3 billion.

Bacow in Michigan
Higher Education

Bacow Heads to Home State of Michigan In Quest to Fix Harvard’s Image Problem

Bacow, a Michigan native, stopped through Detroit and Pontiac to make the case to locals that Harvard can positively impact their lives and neighborhoods. The trip comes at a perilous moment for higher education in America.

DACA Protest
Student Life

Harvard Affiliates Will Huddle With Bacow to Strategize About Trump, DACA

A group of faculty, students, and staff will meet with President Bacow to discuss the Trump administration’s controversial policies on immigration.

Bacow at Convocation
FAS

Bacow Wastes No Time Making His Mark on Harvard

July and August can be sleepy and stifling in Cambridge — but the hot weather didn't deter University President Lawrence S. Bacow from a frenzied round of activity in his first two months as Harvard's 29th top leader.

Lawrence Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow 'Swooped' Into Opening Days With Instagram-Worthy Enthusiasm

Two months into his presidency — and days into his first semester — Bacow is taking an active, and very visible, role in undergraduate life.

Claudine Gay
Faculty

In First, Four Harvard Schools to be Led by Black Women

Come Aug. 15, for the first time in Harvard’s history, four of the University’s schools will be led by African-American women.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Politics

During First Washington Trip as President, Bacow Pledges to Champion Higher Education

University President Lawrence S. Bacow spoke to lawmakers and Harvard affiliates on both sides of the political aisle during his first trip to Washington as Harvard’s president last week.

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