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Central Administration

Overseer Connects Harvard Fundraising Apparatus to West Coast, Sony Emails Suggest

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

HKS Dean Expects Campaign ‘Slow Down’ After Departure

When Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 steps down at the end of the academic year, the school may lose one of its most potent fundraising assets.

Donation Breakdown
Harvard Kennedy School

Donation Breakdown

The Kennedy School of Government's donation pool comes disproportionately from non-alumni sources.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.

Julio Frenk
Central Administration

School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami

In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Julio Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s more than 375-year history.

Ed School Campaign Progress
Ed School

Ed School Campaign Progress

The Graduate School of Education has raised $145 million toward its $250 million capital campaign goal. It has raised about $34 million since its campaign's public launch in September 2014.

Ed School Campaign Progress
Central Administration

Ed School Has Raised $145 Million in Capital Campaign

This sum is comprised of more than 10,000 individual donor gifts and pledges, including a $5 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation in November 2014.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School To Create New 'Social Enterprise Incubator'

As it revisits major aspects of its curriculum in conjunction with its capital campaign, the Kennedy School of Government is in the early stages of creating a new “social enterprise incubator."

Smith Campus Center Front
College

Harvard Will Present Campus Center Plans Thursday

Harvard administrators will meet with the Cambridge Historical Commission on Thursday to seek approval for proposed renovations to the Smith Campus Center.

Divest Harvard Storms Mass Hall
Central Administration

Faust Disapproves of Divest Harvard’s February Occupation

“I wish [Divest Harvard] would focus on accomplishing what we want to accomplish, which is have an effect on climate change,” University President Drew G. Faust said.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

Drew Faust + GSD
Central Administration

Design School Campaign Has Raised $1 Million Since Launch

The Graduate School of Design has raised a little more than $1 million since the public launch of its fundraising efforts in September 2014.

Drew Faust

Andrew to Lead Lobbying and Communications Arm

Andrew replaces Christine Heenan, who announced her departure from HPAC in October and took a job at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Your Harvard: New York
Central Administration

Faust To Headline ‘Your Harvard’ Talk in Beijing

A week after visiting Selma, Ala., University President Drew G. Faust is set to appear in China on Sunday to “shar[e] her vision for the future” of Harvard with alumni in Beijing.

Winthrop Site Plan
College

Winthrop East Construction Will Likely Begin Before Summer 2016

Harvard’s more than $1 billion House renewal project, which has been underway since 2012, previously included a planned one-year break in construction during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard