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Kristine E. Guillaume

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School of Public Health
School of Public Health

Harvard Employee Apologizes For Asking Neighbor with Biracial Daughter If She Lives in Affordable Housing

“Are you in one of the affordable units? Or are you in one of the Harvard units?” the Harvard employee asked her neighbor, who has a biracial daughter.

Drew Faust
Drew Faust

Faust to Join Getty Trust Board of Trustees

Former University President Drew G. Faust will add to her growing list of board memberships this fall when she will join the board of trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

Drew Faust at IOP
Drew Faust

Faust Joins Goldman Sachs Board of Directors Days After Exiting Presidency

Faust had refused to specifically detail her post-presidency plans, noting she wanted to spend time in Cape Cod reacquainting herself with historical literature. Her new position likely comes with significant financial perks.

Drew Faust

With Home-Cooked Salmon, The Bacow Era Begins

The reins to the nation’s oldest university changed hands Sunday over plates of salmon — grilled by Harvard's 29th president Lawrence S. Bacow for its 28th, Drew G. Faust.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell

SFFA Argues Harvard's 'Holistic' Admissions Rooted In Tactics Once Used to Limit Jewish Admits

In 1922, Lowell and other administrators had become “increasingly alarmed” over the rising number of Jewish students earning admission to the College based on their high test scores, SFFA’s document reads.

Acceptance Letters

Court Filings Reveal Academic Strength of Asian-American Applicants to Harvard

If Harvard made admissions decisions based only on applicants’ academic qualifications, more than 51 percent of the average admitted class would be Asian-American, according to court documents filed Friday.

Drew Faust
Drew Faust

Faust Wins $1 Million Kluge Prize from Library of Congress

The Library of Congress awarded University President Drew G. Faust the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced Tuesday.

Widener Library

Thomas, Vice President of Harvard Library, To Retire

Thomas, who assumed the role of vice president in 2013, also serves as a University librarian and as the librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Rep. John Lewis
Drew Faust

In Commencement Speeches, Lewis and Faust Urge Student Leadership

​Congressman and civil rights leader John R. Lewis told students and alumni they “must lead” and implored them to get into “good trouble, necessary trouble” during his Commencement address Thursday.

Drew Faust

Faust Confers 1,533 College Degrees at 367th Commencement

University President Drew G. Faust conferred 1,533 bachelors of arts and bachelors of science degrees on members of the Class of 2018 in Harvard’s 367th Commencement exercises Thursday.

Susan Morris Novick
Commencement 2018

Harvard Announces New Overseers, HAA Board of Directors

President of the Harvard Alumni Association Susan Morris Novick ’85 announced the election of six members of the Board of Overseers and six directors to the board of the Harvard Alumni Association.

Penny Pritzker
Harvard Corporation

Pritzker and Martin Named to Corporation, Bringing Governing Body to Gender Parity

Pritzker and Martin were elected to their positions Wednesday by Faust and the Corporation. The pair will assume their new roles in July.

Drew Faust at IOP
Central Administration

As Presidency Draws to Close, Faust Recalls Favorite Moments

Faust said she will stay on the Cape through the fall to “reacquaint” herself with the historical literature she missed over the last decade.

Loeb House

Overseer Resigns Over Harvard's Continued Fossil Fuel Investment

Kathryn “Kat” A. Taylor ’80, a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, resigned her post Tuesday in protest of what she called Harvard’s “failure” to “adopt ethical commitments” when investing its $37.1 billion endowment.

Man for the Moment Illustration

The Man For The Moment?

When Lawrence S. Bacow assumes Harvard's top job this summer, he will face a rising tide of anti-higher education sentiment around the country.