Installation Address by Lawrence S. Bacow
The Inauguration events for Harvard’s 29th president, Lawrence S. Bacow JD ’76, MPP ’76, PhD ’78, took place on Friday, October 5, 2018, in Tercentenary Theatre at Harvard Yard. All members of the Harvard community—including faculty, students, staff, and alumni—were invited.
Harvard’s new president Larry Bacow returns to his roots
In one of his first official trips as president, Larry Bacow headed back to his hometown of Pontiac, Michigan, where he revisited childhood memories and met with students, educators, Harvard alumni, state and local leaders, and made the national case for college.
Harvard inaugurates Larry Bacow as its 29th president
Larry Bacow was inaugurated as Harvard’s 29th president on Friday, the culmination of a two-day celebration that drew together faraway friends, colleagues from other universities, and members of the Harvard community for a range of events that ended with a block party.
From the Community
To me, Harvard is…
Nominated by leadership, these individuals from Harvard’s Schools and offices share what the University means to them, capturing the many important contributions Harvard community members at all levels make on a daily basis.
Greetings from the Harvard community
In honor of the inauguration, members of the community submitted greetings to welcome Larry and his wife Adele. These images captured the spaces, moments, and people that make Harvard special, and all tell a unique story about the University.