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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.

2 College Presidents, on Higher Education

New York Times

Statement on the passing of Harvard Corporation Member James Rothenberg

The Best Partner for the Next President: Research Universities

Time Magazine

Harvard, MIT Presidents Share Lessons From Online Learning Experiment

The Takeaway

Memorandum to President Faust from the Committee on the Oversight of Electronic Communications

Presidential Panel on Climate Change

Support for seven from president’s climate fund

Harvard Gazette

Harvard President Faust on federal college ratings, campus sexual assault and more

Washington Post

Statement by Drew Faust on recent events

Statement by Drew Faust on threatening emails

Statement on the passing of Mayor Tom Menino

Hanging a welcome sign for art

Harvard Gazette

President Faust’s Fall 2014 Letter

A Message from the President: David Ellwood

How Universities Can Tackle Climate Change

Huffington Post

President Faust in Fast Company

Fast Company

Statement on ‘Black Mass’

Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing

Confronting climate change

Announcement of Presidential Task Force

President Faust on ‘Charlie Rose’

The Charlie Rose Show

Statement on the Report of the Electronic Communications Policy Task Force

Statement on ASA Resolution

Allston Update

Statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela

Drew Faust on Gettysburg Address, higher education


150 years after the Gettysburg Address, is government by the people in trouble?

The Washington Post

Letter from President Faust to Allston Neighbors

Fossil Fuel Divestment Statement

On the Passing of Seamus Heaney