Skip to main content

News and Statements by President Faust

Faust giving a speech
Drew Faust

Faust served as the 28th president of Harvard University from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2018. She was Harvard’s first female president, and the first Harvard president without a Harvard degree.

A Climate Change Milestone

Supporting our Community

A Message to the Community

Drew Faust discusses ‘Slavery at Universities’

The Atlantic

University-wide Inclusion and Belonging Task Force

Higher education’s diverse mission

Times Higher Education

Claiming Full Citizenship

The Harvard Crimson

For Faust, new year brings fresh challenges

Harvard Gazette

Why Campus Inclusion Matters

The Atlantic

Aspen Ideas Festival: Race and History

Aspen Ideas Festival

Aspen Ideas Festival: Do we need to rescue the humanities?

Aspen Ideas Festival

Letter on Single-Gender Social Organizations

Remarks by President Drew Gilpin Faust at signing of ROTC agreement between Harvard University and United States Air Force

Remarks given by Congressman John Lewis at Wadsworth Plaque Unveiling

Report of the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault

President Faust on BBC Woman’s Hour

BBC Woman's Hour

John Hope Franklin: Race & the Meaning of America

New York Review of Books

Incident at Harvard Law School

Statement: Our Harvard

Optimism on U.N. climate talks

Harvard Gazette

In praise of John Hope Franklin

Harvard Gazette

For HUD, much done, more to do

Harvard Gazette

Experts share ideas on the future university

Harvard Gazette

Harvard President Drew Faust’s leadership advice

Boston Globe

Faust: Step up on climate change

Harvard Gazette

Statement on Harvard Global Institute

Statement on the Results of the Sexual Conduct Survey

Q&A with Harvard President Drew Faust

Harvard Gazette

Freakonomics Radio: The President of Harvard Will See You Now


2 College Presidents, on Higher Education

New York Times