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Claudine Gay’s Inauguration

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Claudine Gay’s Inauguration

Join us in celebrating Harvard’s 30th president and explore nearly four centuries of leadership at the University.

A celebration to remember

Look back on all the fanfare and insightful moments from President Gay’s inauguration.

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Screenshots of Harvard folks celebrating Claudine

All of Harvard celebrates

Harvard students, faculty, staff, and alumni congratulate President Claudine Gay on her inauguration.

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  • Inauguration address

President Gay asks "Why not?"

Claudine Gay at a podium
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  • Community-wide celebration

Dancing, singing, and ringing in a new era

A band playing on a stage
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  • Academic symposium

Taking aim at real, global solutions

stadium-seating lecture hall with a projection of the inauguration graphic at the front of the class.
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  • Community conversations

Claudine Gay has big plans

Claudine Gay in her office
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  • Archives exhibition

"A Moment of Possibility"

An old Harvard book
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Past inaugurations