Meet our president
Claudine Gay, Harvard’s 30th president, talks about her vision for the presidency, what she’s learned from students, and the best concert she’s ever been to.
2006 · Professor of government
2015 · Dean of social science
2018 · Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
2023 · Harvard President
President Gay sees in Harvard the courage to change the world
Inauguration ceremony is followed by a party in the Yard
Scholars probe urgent issues facing Harvard and the world
Admiration and support
Claudine Gay has big plans
History of the Harvard presidency
The names of Harvard’s past presidents live on in the houses and facilities throughout campus, but each of those names has a story to tell.