Harvard University recently announced the resignation of President Larry Summers.ÿ Summers, whose short-lived tenure started in July, 2001, was no doubt one of the most visible and perhaps controversial figures in the history of the University.ÿ
Although many of Harvard’s ongoing academic initiatives can be attributed to the work of Summers, many thought that his resignation was at least partly due to the fact that his efforts were not necessarily aligned with the interests of other influential personalities within the University network.
What do you think?ÿ The Harbus asked HBSers the following question in response to President Summers’ resignation:
Question: Do you believe that the resignation of Harvard President Larry Summers was a necessary step for the University to progress with its goals for the future?
Number of responses: 487