A evening with Harvard's 29th President

Lawrence S. Bacow

Monday, June 10, 2019
6:00 PM

Venue SIX10
610 S. Michigan Avenue



Join us as we hear remarks from the newly appointed President of Harvard University, Lawrence S. Bacow JD ’76, MPP ’76, Ph.D. ’78. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, and a night with fellow alumni and friends!
This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Club of Chicago and the Harvard Alumni Association.
Visit the event page to RSVP and for additional details. 
Event Cost:
Alumni, guests, and members of the Harvard community: $30
Members of the Harvard Club of Chicago: $25
Harvard recent graduates ('09 -'19): $20
Questions? Contact the Harvard Alumni Education team at haa_alumnieducation@harvard.edu or 617-495-1920.

About Mr. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow is the 29th President of Harvard University.

Bacow is one of the most widely experienced leaders in American higher education, known for his commitment to expanding student opportunity, catalyzing academic innovation, and encouraging universities’ civic engagement and service to society, Bacow is the former President of Tufts University and past Chancellor and Chair of the Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

In recent years, he has turned his scholarly focus to higher education and leadership. From 2011 to 2014, he served as President-in-Residence in the Higher Education Program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Since 2014, he has served as the Hauser Leader-in-Residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership. He has devoted his time to advising many new and aspiring higher education leaders, mentoring students interested in careers in education, teaching in executive education programs, and writing and speaking on salient topics in higher education – innovations in learning, academic freedom, the economics of universities, the impact of digital technologies, and university governance and leadership, among others.

Read Mr. Bacow's full biography here.