Bill Gray, Former Co-CEO of Oglivy Group North America, Discusses Harvard University’s History
One of the premier universities in the world, Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States and the world. Its distinguished faculty currently has 2,100 members; 44 current and former professors have earned the Nobel Prize. One of the world’s largest, the university’s endowment is approximately $32 billion.
Harvard, the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning, was established by the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636, and takes its name from John Harvard, its first donor. The campus’ oldest buildings date to the 1700s, and after 200 years Harvard adopted its coat of arms containing the Latin motto “Veritas.” Its alumni have included some of the world’s most powerful people, including U.S. Presidents, Supreme Court Justices, members of Congress, medical innovators, and business leaders.
Bill Gray earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and later an MBA from the University of Virginia. Bill Gray is an experienced business professional and former Co-CEO of Oglivy Group North America.