Former University President Lawrence H. Summers and former Senator Gary W. Hart of Colorado cautioned Democrats to moderate their political platform ahead of the 2020 presidential election at an Institute of Politics event Wednesday.
A recurring theme at the event was President Donald Trump’s frequently stated interest in renegotiating and leaving international trade agreements.
If history is any indication, faculty on the committee advising the search for Harvard’s next president will be involved until the very end of the search, while students will play a far more limited role.
Former University President Lawrence H. Summers discussed recent campus discourse and protests about race at colleges across the country during an interview, criticizing “excesses” of political correctness on the part of students and administrators.
Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.