Washington, D.C.— Carnegie Institution for Science president Richard A. Meserve has been elected president of the Harvard Board of Overseers for 2012-2013. The Overseers provide advice and approvals of important actions about educational policies and practices. Members are elected by Harvard and Radcliffe graduates for six-year terms. Meserve has been a member of the Board of Overseers since 2007. The article about the election appears in the April 30, 2012, Harvard Gazette.