In 2001, the Higher Education Program launched the “president-in-residence” program, bringing a former college or university president to Harvard to attend classes, meet with students over coffee or lunch, and advise on everything from paper topics to career choices.
On behalf of the Higher Education Program at Harvard, we are delighted to announce that Lawrence Bacow will be returning as our president-in-residence for the 2012-2013 academic year. Dr. Bacow is the former president of Tufts University.
To learn more, please view Dr. Bacow's bio.
Past presidents-in-residence include:
- Lawrence Bacow, president emeritus of Tufts University
- Rob Oden, former president of Carleton College and Kenyon College
- Diana Chapman Walsh, president emerita of Wellesley College
- Ellen Chaffee, former president of Valley City State University and Mayville State University
- Tom Tritton, former president of Haverford College
- Norman Fainstein, president emeritus of Connecticut College
- Richard Freeland, former president of Northeastern University
- Tad Foote, former chancellor and president of the University of Miami;
- John DiBiaggio, former president of the University of Connecticut, Michigan State University and Tufts University;
- Adrian Tinsley, president emerita of Bridgewater State College;
- Bernie Harleston, former president of the City College of New York; and
- Marjorie Bakken, president emerita of Wheelock College.
An interview with John DiBiaggio and HGSE students is available from the HGSE News.
Bernie Harleston (back row, center) and members of the 2003 Higher Ed master's cohort.