Outgoing, incoming Overseers reflect on progress made, challenges ahead

Sunday, May 21, 2023 - 14:32 in Mathematics & Economics

Harvard’s Board of Overseers has a particular focus on promoting and maintaining academic excellence at Harvard, a quality key in helping the University address a suite of complex global challenges, from climate change to inequality to fighting disease and beyond. For the past year, Paul Choi, a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, has served as president of the 30-member board, which, established in 1642, is the older of Harvard’s two governing boards. With the end of the academic year looming, Choi will turn over leadership after Commencement Day to Meredith (Max) Hodges, executive director of Boston Ballet and alumna of both Harvard College and Harvard Business School. The Gazette spoke with Choi and Hodges about their experience on the board and their views of the challenges and opportunities facing the University. Q&A Paul Choi and Meredith Hodges GAZETTE: Paul, you’re ending a six-year term on the board, do you have a...

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