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Rulan C. Pian

Rulan C. Pian served as a professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and of Music from 1972-1992. She was the first minority House Master at Harvard. Her portrait hangs in Cabot House.


Kiyo Morimoto

Kiyo Morimoto worked at the Bureau of Study Counsel for twenty-seven years beginning in 1958. He was dedicated to aiding students in their adjustment to life at the College and also served on the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. His portrait hangs in Dunster House.


L. Fred Jewett

L. Fred Jewett was the director of freshman scholarships (1967-1972) and dean (1972-1984) of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. His portrait hangs in the Cronkhite Building.


David L. Evans

When David L. Evans began working in the Admissions Office in 1970, fifteen times more African-American undergraduates matriculated at Harvard than in the previous 334 years. He was awarded the FAS Administrative Prize in 2002. His portrait hangs in Lamont Library.


The Harvard Foundation Portraiture Project

The Harvard Foundation commissioned artist Stephen E. Coit '71 to paint individuals of a variety of ethnicities who served Harvard University with distinction. Coit worked extensively with his subjects that were still living to portray them as they wished people to remember them.