Derek Bok is is the 300th Anniversary University Professor; University President, Emeritus; and Faculty Chair of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations.
"He has been a lawyer and Professor of Law, Dean of the Law School, and President of Harvard University. ... He serves as Chair of the Board of the Spencer Foundation and as Chair of Common Cause. His current research interests include the state of higher education and a project sponsored by several foundations on the adequacy of the U.S. government in coping with the nation's domestic problems," a biographical note states. 
He is married to Sissela Bok.
Tobacco Stock Divestment
Derek Bok Divested Harvard Univeristy of all tobacco stock in 1990, saying he made the decision because tobacco products "create a substantial and unjustified risk of harm to other human beings." Harvard trustees voted to dump the school's $3.5 million worth of tobacco stocks.
- Beyond the Ivory Tower (1982),
- Higher Learning (1986),
- Universities and the Future of America (1990)
- The State of the Nation (1997);
- The Shape of the River (1998),
- Universities in the Marketplace (2003)
- The Trouble with Government (2001)
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