Forbes by Marybeth Gasman
Claudine Gay, scholar of democracy and political participation, will assume the leadership of Harvard University on July 1, 2023. Gayhas served as the Eagerly Family Dean of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences since 2018. In this role, she has led the Cambridge-based institution’s largest and most diverse faculty. In addition to fostering countless innovations during her tenure, she successfully led the school through the Covid-19 pandemic.