Board of Overseers
Harvard alumni elected seven members to the Board of Overseers, the University’s second-highest governing board, the University announced Thursday.
Paul L. Choi ’86, a lawyer with expertise in corporate governance, will serve as the president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the next year, the University announced Monday. Leslie P. Tolbert ’73, a neuroscience professor, will serve as vice president.
Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court on Thursday, making her the first Black woman in history to sit on the bench.
The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard — a network of Harvard affiliates dedicated to increasing diversity and promoting equity at the University — endorsed six candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election and six candidates for the Harvard Alumni Association’s elected directorships on March 20.
Harvard announced the nominees for the Board of Overseers — the University’s second-highest governing body — and for elected directorships in the Harvard Alumni Association Monday.
Helena G. Buonanno Foulkes ’86, the president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers, is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Rhode Island.
Harvard alumni elected five new members to the Board of Overseers — the University’s second-highest governing body — including one candidate backed by the climate action and racial justice campaign Harvard Forward.
Helena Buonanno Foulkes ’86, a former corporate executive who has held top positions at CVS Health and served as CEO of the Hudson’s Bay Company, will serve as the president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the next year, the University announced Monday.
The Coalition for a Diverse Harvard — an alumni group centered on increasing diversity and promoting equity at the University — endorsed five candidates for this year’s Board of Overseers election and six candidates for elected directorships on the board of the Harvard Alumni Association on Wednesday.
For the second year in a row, a slate of candidates backed by Harvard Forward will appear on the election ballot for the Board of Overseers, the organization announced Monday.
Following the successful election of three candidates last year, Harvard Forward is again vying for seats on the Board of Overseers, the University’s second-highest governing body.
Harvard’s long-lived divestment movement this year gained powerful allies among the faculty and placed supporters in the upper echelons of University leadership, but its ultimate goal pushing the University to completely divest from fossil fuel companies remains unfulfilled.
Harvard Forward, Fresh Off of Board of Overseers Wins, Sets Sights on 2021 With New Slate of Candidates
Harvard Forward, a student and alumni group working to end climate change and increase recent alumni representation within Harvard’s governance boards, announced their 2021 campaign Tuesday.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended recent changes to the composition of the Board of Overseers — Harvard’s second-highest governing body — in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.