Drew Gilpin Faust has been named the first president of Harvard University. She also holds an appointment as the Lincoln Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Before coming to Radcliffe, Faust was Annenberg Professor of History and director of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Historian Drew Gilpin Faust speaks at Harvard University in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center as she is named President of Harvard...Read Full Story
"This is a crack in the glass ceiling, in the sense that to have as
prestigious an institution as Harvard expand their notion of
suitability for the presidency, sets an example for the rest of
academia that's hard to ignore," says Margaret Miller, professor of
higher education at the University of Virginia.Read Full Story
Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust news. Dr. Gilpin Faust is Harvard University's first female president.