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HES Students Call on Next Harvard President to Promote Equality Across Schools

Following former University President Claudine Gay’s resignation early last month, some Harvard Extension School students are advocating for a president who will promote equality across Harvard’s schools.

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Central Administration

Harvard Corporation Did Not Review Claudine Gay’s Scholarship in Presidential Search

The search committee favored Claudine Gay’s administrative expertise, passing over two internal candidates who boasted both administrative experience and far more extensive scholarship credentials: Tomiko Brown-Nagin and John F. Manning ’82.

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10 Contenders for the Harvard Presidency

For the second time in two years, Harvard is searching for a new president. The Crimson spoke with Harvard alumni, professors, and donors to determine a list of 10 possible candidates for the University’s top job.

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Central Administration

Harvard President Alan Garber’s Rocky Path Ahead

The tenure of interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber '76 will likely be one of the most consequential for the University in recent history as he looks to heal a deeply divided campus. The longtime administrator has insisted that he is up for the challenge.

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Kenneth Frazier, Joseph Bae to Join Harvard Corporation Ahead of Presidential Search

Kenneth C. Frazier, former longtime CEO and chairman of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., and private equity billionaire Joseph Y. Bae ’94 will join the Harvard Corporation, the University announced Sunday afternoon.

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Harvard Boards Meet on Campus to Discuss Corporation Vacancies, Presidential Search

Harvard’s governing boards are on campus over the weekend for their first in-person deliberations since former President Claudine Gay’s resignation last month, according to a person with knowledge of the meetings.

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Harvard Interim Leader Alan Garber Will Not Return as Provost, Doesn’t Rule out Interest in Presidency

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 said he will not return to his role as provost after the University appoints Claudine Gay’s permanent successor but declined to say whether he would be a candidate in the search.

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Central Administration

Harvard President Claudine Gay Has Resigned. What Comes Next?

Just over six months after inaugurating its 30th president, Harvard must once again search for a new leader.

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Central Administration

Top Democratic Communications Strategist Hired to Advise Harvard President Claudine Gay

Stephanie Cutter, a leading Democratic political strategist, has served as a public relations consultant to Harvard President Claudine Gay since she was announced as the University’s next president in December 2022.

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Ten Stories That Shaped 2022

In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.

Claudine Gay Welcomed as Harvard's Next President
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Claudine Gay Welcomed as Harvard's Next President

Claudine Gay will serve as the 30th president of Harvard University.

Claudine Gay Introduced as Harvard's 30th President
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Claudine Gay Introduced as Harvard's 30th President

President Claudine Gay Gives Address
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President Claudine Gay Gives Address

Claudine Gay will serve as the 30th president of Harvard University.

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Claudine Gay Remarks

Claudine Gay was announced as the 30th president of Harvard at a Smith Center event on Thursday afternoon. She will succeed Lawrence S. Bacow, pictured in the foreground alongside his wife, Adele F. Bacow.

Claudine Gay Speaks to Crowd in Smith Center
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Claudine Gay Speaks to Crowd in Smith Center

Claudine Gay will serve as the 30th president of Harvard University.

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