Board of Overseers
Harvard alumni elected five new members to the Board of Overseers, the University’s second-highest governing body, the University announced Thursday morning.
Meredith L. “Max” Hodges ’03, the executive director of Boston Ballet, was elected as president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the 2023-24 academic year, the University announced on Thursday.
Arturo Elizondo ’14 Vows to Represent Those ‘Outside the Ivory Tower’ If Elected to Board of Overseers
Harvard Government concentrator turned food entrepreneur Arturo Elizondo ’14 is campaigning for a spot on the Board of Overseers, the University’s second-highest governing body.
In 2009, Board of Overseers candidate Robert L. Satcher, Jr. boarded the space shuttle Atlantis on a 10-day mission to the International Space Station, becoming the first orthopedic surgeon in space.
Fiona Hill is not a fan of legacy admissions. A first-generation college student who described her scholarship to attend graduate school at Harvard as “transformational,” Hill is making legacy admissions a cornerstone issue of her campaign for the Board of Overseers.
Since becoming the president of American University in 2017, Sylvia M. Burwell ’87 has acquired nearly six years of experience working with a university’s governing board. Now, she wants to join one for the next six years.
Harvey A. Silverglate, a 1967 Harvard Law School graduate, is staging an outsider campaign for election to the Board of Overseers. His mission? Fewer administrators, more academic freedom.
With the Supreme Court on the brink of upending affirmative action, Harvard Board of Overseers candidate Vanessa W. Liu ’96 said she intends to focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, if elected to serve on the University’s second-highest governing body.
Eight candidates are on the ballot for an expected five vacancies in Harvard’s Board of Overseers — the University’s second-highest governing body — while a ninth seeks to stage a write-in campaign. Voting began today and lasts until May 16, with all Harvard graduates who received their degree as of Jan. 1 eligible to vote except administrators and faculty.
A newcomer to Harvard’s governance scene, Luis A. Ubiñas ’85 is pledging steadfast support for President-Elect Claudine Gay and vowing to bring transparency back to the table.
Jeffrey D. Dunn ’77 said he would bring an “insider’s and outsider’s” perspective if elected to the Board of Overseers, the University’s second-highest governing body, and stressed the importance of working to protect democracy amid global upheaval.
Srishti K. Gupta Narasimhan ’97 is running a campaign for the Board of Overseers focused on promoting diversity, cultivating interdisciplinary thinking, and supporting the future of higher education.
The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard, an alumni advocacy group that aims to promote diversity and equity at the University, announced endorsements for five candidates in this year’s Board of Overseers election.
Free Speech Advocate Running Outsider Campaign for Harvard Board of Overseers Will Not See Name on Ballot
Harvey A. Silverglate, a 1967 Harvard Law School graduate who is staging an outsider campaign for election to the Harvard Board of Overseers, said he will probably not meet the signature threshold to see his name on the ballot, but pledged to continue his bid with a write-in campaign.
The Harvard Alumni Association nominating committee announced candidates for the Board of Overseers — the University’s second-highest governing body — and for elected directors of the HAA Friday.