- Name: Debora Spar
- Profession: Senior Associate Dean, Former President, Former College President, Professor, Author
- Website: 1=https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=6558
Debora L. Spar is the current Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School Online and former President of Barnard College, a liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University. As President of Barnard, she was also an academic dean within Columbia University. Spar was appointed Barnard’s 7th president in July 2008 and replaced Judith Shapiro, Barnard’s 6th president, after a teaching career at Harvard Business School where she was Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development. Spar was appointed the 10th president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, beginning in March 2017, but announced her resignation in April 2018 after only about one year in the position. She became the new Senior Associate Dean of Harvard Business School Online in January 2020.
School: Georgetown University, Harvard University