Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


April 15, 2011

Alan Garber named Provost of Harvard

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

Alan Garber, the Henry J. Kaiser, Jr. Professor and Professor of Medicine and Economics, and Director of Stanford Health Policy (Center for Health Policy/Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research), has been named Provost of Harvard University, effective fall 2011. Making the announcement Harvard President Drew Faust said, “Alan is a distinguished academic leader who brings to Harvard an extraordinary breadth of experience in research across disciplines." FSI Director Coit D. Blacker, the Olivier Nomellini Professor in International Studies said, "We congratulate Alan on his appointment as Provost of Harvard. We will miss his probing intellect, his contributions to scholarship and public policy, and his keen appreciation of the challenges facing research universities." In a message to colleagues Alan Garber said, "My time on the faculty at Stanford has been wonderful in every important way. The past 13 years, when CHP and PCOR were created and grew, have been the high point of my Stanford career."