A Call for Harvard to Reckon with Its Anti-Semitic History

A. Lawrence Lowell is a name that has popped up from time to time on the pages of our college admissions blog. For those unfamiliar with A. Lawrence Lowell, he was the president of Harvard University from 1909-1933. He also happened to be a notorious anti-Semite who used quotas to … 

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The Earnings of Harvard’s President

How much did Harvard’s outgoing president, Drew Faust, earn in 2016? We know you stayed up late last night wondering. Well, wonder no more. The answer is $1.5 million. It was a bump from the $1.4 million she collected in 2015 and up from the $1.2 million she earned in … 

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Harvard Appoints Next President

Who will be the next leader of Harvard University? Harvard has announced that Lawrence S. Bacow will be the next president of the institution, succeeding Drew Gilpin Faust. Bacow will be the 29th president of Harvard and take over at a time when the United States Department of Justice is … 

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Harvard President

As we wrote yesterday about the presidents of the eight Ivy League universities — and how four of these presidents happen to be female — we figured we’d report on the announced resignation of Harvard’s first female president, Drew Gilpin Faust. Faust recently announced that she intends to step down … 

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