Lawrence Bacow

President at Harvard University

Lawrence Bacow

Lawrence Bacow

President at Harvard University

Overview
Career Highlights

Harvard University

RelSci Relationships

6354

Primary Location

Brookline, MA, United States

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1953 - Detroit, MI, United States

Age

67

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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President & Chief Executive Officer at Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America

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President at American Council on Education

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Director & President at Boston Properties, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

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Executive Vice President & Treasurer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer at Harvard University

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc.

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President Emeritus at The Spencer Foundation

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President Emeritus at Princeton University

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Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard University

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Lawrence Bacow
President at Harvard University
Education
Ph.D.
Class of 1978

The Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard Kennedy School closes gender gaps in economic opportunity, political participation, health and education by creating knowledge, training leaders and informing public policy and organizational practices. Our research provides evidence-based insights on the role of gender in shaping economic, political and social opportunities available to individuals. We identify successful interventions and measure their impact on women, men, and society, then share recommendations on what policies, organizational practices and leadership techniques help close involuntary gaps.

J.D.
Class of 1976

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Unknown
Class of 1972

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Unknown

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
President
2018 - Current

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

President-Emeritus
2001 - Current

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Overseers
Current
Independent Director
2003 - 2012

Boston Properties, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. It develops, redevelops, acquires, manages, and owns aportfolio of Class A properties. It operates through the following geographical segments: Boston, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. The company was founded by Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman and Edward H. Linde in 1970 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Member, President's Council
Current

Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers an unparalleled education in art, architecture and engineering, and gives every admitted student a full-tuition scholarship. Believing that an education "equal to the best" should be accessible to those who qualify, independent of their race, religion, sex, wealth or social status, Peter Cooper, who himself had less than a year of formal schooling, established The Cooper Union to o?er a free education to working-class men and women without regard to gender, race, religion or economic status. A century and a half later, The Cooper Union is ranked among the ?nest American colleges. It remains a private institution with a public mission: To prepare gifted students to make enlightened contributions to the cultural and scienti?c life of our great urban centers

Member, Executive Committee
Prior

Established in 1967 by college and university presidents, AICUM is the leading voice on public policy issues affecting independent higher education in Massachusetts.The association is comprised of 60 degree-granting, accredited, independent (private) colleges and universities across the Commonwealth.AICUM works closely with its member institutions to strengthen higher education, to advocate for need-based financial aid for Massachusetts students, and to address state and federal legislative and regulatory issues.The Association also promotes increased awareness of the significant contributions by colleges and universities to the cultural, economic, and knowledge-based reputation of the state.

Chairman, President's Council
Prior

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) is the only national association that serves the interests and needs of academic governing boards, boards of institutionally related foundations, and campus CEOs and other senior-level campus administrators on issues related to higher education governance and leadership. Its mission is to strengthen, protect, and advocate on behalf of citizen trusteeship that supports and advances higher education.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

$1,000 +
2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

$1,000 - $4,999
2014

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 550 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of Hillels on campuses and communities around the world. Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel’s vision is of a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students of all backgrounds, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel teaches students relationship-building skills in a Jewish context and sets the framework for delivering the Jewish future. Our experience over the past 90 years has resulted in a personal, professional and global impact on the future of Jewish peoplehood. Hillel professionals on campus encourage students to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results

Political Donations
$200
2011

Senior Advisor at Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Inc.

$250
2010

Former Governor of Massachusetts

Awards & Honors
Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
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