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Kristine E. Guillaume

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Harvard Corporation

Corporation To Fill Open Seat After Bacow Assumes Presidency

​The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—will soon have an open seat on their 13-member board.

Student Life

The March 5 DACA Deadline, Explained

The March 5 deadline has served as a call to Congress to pass protections for undocumented individuals in the United States—but it is now essentially irrelevant. If you're wondering what that means, read this.

President Search Feature

A Familiar Face, A Diverse Portfolio

Bacow, according to many of his colleagues at Tufts and MIT, is no stranger to challenges of diversity and inclusion—and his past actions might hint at how he will tackle these issues from Massachusetts Hall.

Faust at 2021 Convocation

Faust Continues Advocacy on Immigration, Higher Ed Act

​Amid turmoil in Washington over immigration reform, Harvard administrators are pushing for legislation securing legal protections for undocumented students and staff.

Central Administration

The Bacow Era Begins

Lawrence S. Bacow will become the 29th president of the country’s oldest University at a time when higher education is under siege.

A Woman At The Top
Central Administration

The Woman President

“I wanted to be the president of Harvard, but I recognized that there was this kind of parallel track where I was being the woman president of Harvard in a way that mattered," University President Drew G. Faust said.

Faust at the Economic Club
Drew Faust

University Aims to be Fossil Fuel-Free by 2050

Faust wrote that the “ambitious climate goals” set by the University come in response to the risks of climate change on the health of humanity and the planet.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust Raises Concerns About Higher Ed Act’s Changes to Student Aid

As Congress moves to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, University President Drew G. Faust raised concerns about the bill’s impact on federal financial aid at a Faculty meeting Tuesday evening.

Faust at Baccalaureate
Drew Faust

Faust Pens Letter Urging Congress to Protect TPS Holders

University President Drew G. Faust sent a letter to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle Friday, urging them to pass legislation protecting immigrants now vulnerable after the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status.

The Harvard Head Start
Drew Faust

The Harvard Head Start

Experts and Harvard affiliates say presidential candidates internal to the University may have an edge over those hailing from outside its gates.

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

On MLK Day, Faust Affirms Commitment to Equality

“Now more than ever, it is our responsibility to continue his work and carry forward his legacy, at Harvard and beyond," Faust wrote, referring to Martin Luther King Jr.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Joins University Presidents’ Alliance Defending Undocumented Students

University President Drew G. Faust joined over two dozen university presidents to form a coalition to support undocumented and international students on U.S. campuses.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Drew Faust

Faust Names GOP Tax Plan Top Lobbying Priority

Faust is making the fight against the Republican tax plan her “priority focus,” reaching out to lawmakers and Harvard alumni in conservative states to combat the bill’s most “dangerous” proposals.

Amanda R. Powers '21 & Eliel T. E. Ig-Izevbekhai '21

Diversity Peer Educators Expand On-Campus Presence

The Diversity Peer Educators—a group of trained student facilitators that conduct outreach for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion—grew in size from ten to 20 staff members in the program’s second year.