Capital Campaign

GSD Growth
Student Life

Graduate School of Design's Enrollment Soars Skyward

The School of Design, which operates on a leaner budget than many of Harvard schools, has long been one of Harvard’s smallest schools. Over the past 10 years, the Graduate School of Design’s enrollment has increased by 288 students.


Hutchins Funds $10 Million to Study Inequality Among Boston's Black Residents

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research received $10 million for a new study of inequality experienced by African and African American residents in Boston’s poorer neighborhoods.


FAS May Allow Donors to Endow Faculty Deanships

Selling the name rights to Faculty Dean positions in the House of a donor's choice could be a much-needed revenue source for House renewal, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said.

Mike Smith at Convocation

FAS Pitches Fundraising for Social Life

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has made undergraduate life one of its priorities in its capital campaign fundraising, according to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith.


FAS Surpasses $2.5 Billion Campaign Fundraising Goal

​The Faculty of Arts and Sciences passed its $2.5 billion capital campaign goal in June, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

HMC Returns and Endowment Size (FY2010-FY2015)

Central Administration

In HUDS Strike, University Fundraising Becomes Rallying Cry

​When the Harvard University Dining Services workers announced earlier this month that they were considering a strike during their contract negotiations with the University, a now-familiar refrain emerged: If Harvard can invest and raise billions of dollars every year, why can’t it pay its workers more?

Dunster Dining Hall

HUDS Workers Prepare to Strike

Harvard University Dining workers are preparing to go on strike after three months of stagnant contract negotiations with the University’s bargaining team on issues of health benefits and wage increases.

Massachusetts Hall
University Finances

Harvard Raises More Than $7 Billion

The University has blasted past the record-setting drive's goal with about two years of fundraising left for programs and priorities that have not reached their targets.

Bloomberg Against Censorship
Harvard Kennedy School

Bloomberg Gives $32 Million for Mayoral Leadership Program

As many as 300 mayors and 400 aides are expected to participate over the course of the four-year program.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Receives $20 Million Gift for Global Health Research

The gift will endow a professorship in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and provide funding—specifically for junior faculty and fellows—in fields including HIV and Ebola research.


FAS Development Head To Leave

O’Neil A.S. Outar, senior associate dean and director of development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will leave his post early next month amid Harvard’s record-breaking capital campaign.

Financial Aid

First-Generation Alumnus Donates $25 Million to Harvard for Financial Aid, Hockey Program

Barakett’s donation endows Harvard’s new “start up” grants—$2,000 stipends that the College will provide starting next fall for students from low-income backgrounds in addition to their existing financial aid package.

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the institute at nearly 80 percent of its target.

Radcliffe Institute

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Awarded Radcliffe Medal

Federal reserve chair Janet L. Yellen received a Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day ceremony Friday, applauded by Dean of the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies Lizabeth Cohen​ for her “lifetime of visionary and principled service.”