President and Fellows (Harvard Corporation)

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Lawrence S. Bacow, President

SB ’72, MIT
JD ’76, MPP ’76, PhD ’78, Harvard

Lawrence S. Bacow took office as Harvard’s 29th president on July 1, 2018. For more, please visit Office of the President.

James W. Breyer

Fellow (began service in 2013)
BS ’83, Stanford
MBA ’87, Harvard

More: Breyer elected to Harvard Corporation

Kenneth I. Chenault

Fellow (began service in 2014)
BA ’73, Bowdoin
JD ’76, Harvard

More: Chenault and Mills to join Harvard Corporation

Paul J. Finnegan

Fellow (2012-2014)
Treasurer (began service in 2014)
AB ’75, MBA ’82, Harvard

More: Finnegan elected to Corporation

Susan L. Graham

Fellow (began service in 2011)
AB ’64, Harvard
MS ’66, PhD ’71, Stanford

More: Three to Join Harvard Corporation

William F. Lee

Fellow (began service in 2010)
Senior Fellow (began service in 2014)
AB ’72, Harvard
MBA ’76, JD ’76, Cornell

More: Corporation transitions planned for 2014

Biddy Martin

Fellow (began service in 2018)
BA ’73, College of William and Mary
MA ’74, Middlebury College
PhD ’85, U. of Wisconsin, Madison

More: Harvard Corporation elects two new members

Jessica Tuchman Mathews

Fellow (began service in 2013)
AB ‘67, Radcliffe
PhD ‘73, Caltech

More: Mathews Wells elected

Karen Gordon Mills

Fellow (began service in 2014)
AB ’75, MBA ’77, Harvard

More: Chenault and Mills to join Harvard Corporation

Penny Pritzker

Fellow (began service in 2018)
AB ’81, Harvard
JD ’85, MBA ’85, Stanford

More: Harvard Corporation elects two new members

David M. Rubenstein

Fellow (began service in 2017)
BA ’70, Duke
JD ’73, Chicago

More: New member of Harvard Corporation

Shirley M. Tilghman

Fellow (began service in 2016)
BSc ’68, Queen's U.
PhD ’75, Temple U.
LLD (hon.) ’04, Harvard

More: Tilghman named to Harvard Corporation

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Fellow (began service in 2013)
BA ’72, Holy Cross
JD ’76, MBA ‘76, Harvard

More: Mathews Wells elected