Visiting Committee

Harvard University’s visitation process aims to provide informed, objective, and candid assessments of the University’s various schools, as well as constructive advice on their future direction and development. Responsibility for supervising the visitation process is assigned to the University’s Board of Overseers.

The Visiting Committee for Harvard Kennedy School meets every two years.


Kenneth S. Apfel


Lawrence D. Bobo
David Chiu
John H. Coatsworth
Philip Hart Cullom (Overseer)
Joshua Gotbaum
Jane D. Hartley
Sally Jewell
Brenda Jones
Michael Kremer
Sara McLanahan
Robert D. Reischauer
Patti B. Saris
Maria Torres-Springer
Kent Walker (Overseer)
Ngaire Woods