Harvard Names Alan Garber of Stanford as Its Next Provost

Harvard University named Alan Garber, a Stanford University professor of medicine and economics, as its next provost, replacing Steven Hyman, who will step down at the end of the academic year.

Harvard, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, released the information in a statement on its website.

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