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Kristine E. Guillaume

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Faust at IOP
Central Administration

Senators Call on Faust to Increase Public Service Funding

The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”

Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Penned Letter to Stefanik Arguing Against Legislation that Could Imperil Sanctions

"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.

Bridget Terry Long
Ed School

Long Named Ed School Dean, Will Be First Black Woman to Lead School

​Bridget Terry Long, a Harvard Graduate School of Education professor and economist, will become the school’s next dean, University President Drew G. Faust announced Wednesday.

Capitol Building
Central Administration

Faust Says Bacow Will 'Focus' on PROSPER Act, Though Bill Remains Stalled

Faust said she thinks President-elect Bacow—who will take office in June 2018—will keep a watchful eye on the PROSPER Act.

Faust at 2021 Convocation

‘Review Committee’ Not a Direct Response to Student Demands, Faust Says

Faust also said she convened the committee to examine “what can we do differently to make sure that we don’t have such an incident and disturbing event happen again.”

Drew G. Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Forms Committee to ‘Review’ Lead-Up to Arrest of Black Student

Faust has formed a “review committee” to determine the exact “sequence of events” leading to the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate April 13 and to undertake a “systematic examination” of a wide variety of Harvard policies.

Bill Gates at Harvard
On Campus

Bill Gates Returns to Harvard to Talk Philanthropy, Social Life

Bill Gates, Harvard’s wealthiest drop-out, returned to the University Thursday to visit labs and speak to hundreds of students from across Harvard’s schools about his work.

Diversity Graphic
Gender and Sexuality

Faculty Diversity Report Shows Uneven Growth Across Graduate Schools

A University-wide report tracking the growth of faculty gender and racial diversity across Harvard’s individual schools shows some progress over the past decade.

Faust at 2021 Convocation
Drew Faust

Faust Calls Arrest of Black Student ‘Profoundly Disturbing’

University President Drew G. Faust called the forcible arrest of a black undergraduate by the Cambridge Police Department Friday night “profoundly disturbing” in an email sent to University affiliates Monday.

Loeb House

Coalition for a Diverse Harvard Endorses Overseers, HAA Candidates

An alumni coalition focused on increasing diversity endorsed five candidates in the Board of Overseers election and five candidates in the Harvard Alumni Association director election.

Diversity Task Force Report Timeline

The Diversity Task Force Report, Analyzed

A University-wide diversity task force at Harvard released their final report to the public in late March. Here, The Crimson annotates the report's key recommendations.

University Hall, Fall 2017

University-Wide Diversity Task Force Releases Final Report

The report, the final product of the 55-member Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging, asks Harvard to “become its best self” via eight concrete recommendations.

End of the Presidential Search
Drew Faust

John Wilson to Advise University President on Diversity Initiatives

Wilson’s appointment coincides with the release of the Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging’s final report Tuesday.

Bacow 7 hugging Drew Faust
Front Middle Feature

With Presidential Transition Underway, Bacow Learning the Ropes

“President-elect Bacow is living in a different state at the moment and coming in for bits and pieces of time and trying to use those bits of time efficiently,” Faust said.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow Steps Down From Corporate Boards

Lawrence S. Bacow will step down from all of his board memberships to focus on his responsibilities as University president.