Alumni Community

The HDS alumni community is comprised of more than 6,500 graduates of the School living across the country and around the world, and working in all types of professions and vocations. Use the links below to learn more about resources available to HDS and Harvard alumni.

HDS Facts

Hollis Chair Legend

According to legend, the Hollis Professorship, established in 1721 by London merchant Thomas Hollis, includes the rights to graze a cow in Harvard Yard.
'Grazing Rights: Holy Cow!' Harvard Gazette

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