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Gains for Women on Harvard Faculty Under President Drew Gilpin Faust ’68

Posted March 23, 2010
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A recent New York Times article reported on gains made by women on the Harvard University faculty during the tenure of Bryn Mawr alumna Drew Gilpin Faust ’68. According to higher-education reporter Tamar Lewin, “Professors can get up to $20,000 to help pay for child care, there are new programs to encourage young women to […]

Drew Gilpin Faust ’68 makes NYT‘s “10 Best Books of 2008” list

Posted December 3, 2008

The New York Times has named This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust ’68, one of the 10 best books of 2008. Faust, a historian who in 2007 became the first woman to assume the presidency of Harvard University, has published six books on topics relating to the […]