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Lawrence S. Bacow
Photograph by Stu Rosner

News

The former Tufts president and MIT chancellor emeritus will succeed Drew Faust on July 1.

2.11.18

Tamara Elliott Rogers
Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Development leader departs, undergraduate ed dean steps down, and more

March-April 2018

Rachel L. Gable
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

How some colleges help first-generation and low-income students succeed

November-December 2017

Michelle A. Williams

Photograph by Ben Gebo/Courtesy of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Michelle Williams, a year into her role as Public Health School dean

November-December 2017

Derek Bok and other scholars weigh in on improving universities and colleges—and why that’s hard to do.

September-October 2017

HarvardX project leader April Opoliner with Kolokotrones professor of biostatistics and epidemiology Miguel Hernán and teaching assistant Barbra Dickerman

Photograph by Stu Rosner

HarvardX transforms a popular course in epidemiology to serve a global audience.

September-October 2017

President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.

6.14.17

From HarvardX to the classroom, Harvard Medical teaching online, and more

July-August 2017

Online learning, evolving at Harvard and beyond, attracts critical analysis.

May-June 2017