Harvard President Drew Faust gets Navy honor

President Drew Faust was presented with the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, its highest civilian honor. Presenting the award was Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (right). (Navy)
President Drew Faust was presented with the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, its highest civilian honor. Presenting the award was Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (right). (Navy)

Harvard’s president, Drew Faust, has earned herself another honor. The US Department of the Navy just presented her with its Navy Distinguished Public Service Award for choosing to formally recognize the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) on Harvard’s campus after the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy was repealed in 2011.

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