Alan M. Garber, a Harvard College alumnus who is a professor at Stanford University, will become Harvard University’s next provost, officials announced today.
Garber will succeed Steven E. Hyman, who has held the post since December 2001 and will leave the post at the end of the academic year and remain on the faculty.
Over the summer, President Drew Faust said she would oversee all academic functions until Garber starts Sept. 1.
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