Harvard announced the slate of candidates in contention for positions on its Board of Overseers — the University’s second highest governing board — and elected directorships in the Harvard Alumni Association Thursday.
Elizabeth C. Keto ’18, a History of Art and Architecture concentrator and Crimson Arts Chair, will take her passion for art history to the United Kingdom as Harvard's only 2018 Marshall Scholar.
Harvard has nominated eight alumni to fill five spots on the Board of Overseers, the University’s second highest governing body, that will become vacant later this year.
Thirty-three candidates jockeyed for positions on the Senior Class committee on Monday, employing campaign strategies that ranged from Facebook events and semi-personal emails to canvassing in dining halls.
The Board of Overseers will also replace paper ballots with an online voting system as part of changes announced to how alumni elect Harvard's second-highest governing body.
Harvard has raised more than $6 billion in gifts and pledges in its capital campaign, charging still closer to its public goal of $6.5 billion.
Fifty-one College seniors, some serious and others joking, vied to be elected the first or second class marshal for the Class of 2016.