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Central Administration

Divinity School to Fund Andover Hall Renovations

​As the Harvard Divinity School’s capital campaign exceeds the halfway mark, its hallowed Andover Hall will undergo a transformation into a central hub of activity for multifaith religion, academic study, and events addressing social issues.


HBS Launches Clinical Trials Contest

​Harvard Business School launched last week the Precision Trials Challenge, a contest that challenges participants to find a better way of conducting clinical trials to get a drug approved.

Winthrop House Renewal
House Life

College Renames New Winthrop Hall

The five-story addition to Winthrop House, previously dubbed “Winthrop East,” will be named in honor of longtime Harvard donor Robert M. Beren ’47, who gave an undisclosed sum toward the College’s House renewal project.

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph
Capital Campaign

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph

University Fundraising in 2015 Graph
Central Administration

Stanford Tops Harvard in FY 15 Contributions

After taking the top spot in 2014, Harvard fell to second in a ranking of universities by donations. Stanford has led this ranking, compiled by the Council for Aid to Education, for nine of the last ten years.


Kennedy School's Belfer Center Receives $15 Million

The gift by investor Robert A. Belfer and his family—for whom the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has been named since 1997—brings the Kennedy School's capital campaign total just short of its $500 million goal.

Central Administration

Elmendorf Assumes Role As Kennedy School Dean

Elmendorf emphasized the importance of helping the school adopt modern teaching methods, fundraising for the capital campaign, seeing the construction of the HKS campus through to its completion, and keeping the cost of the Kennedy School low.

Central Administration

Two Gifts Will Fund Kennedy School Fellowships

The Kennedy School of Government has received two significant gifts, $2 million from the Mallinckrodt Foundation and $2.93 million from the Charles Koch Foundation, that will go toward establishing student fellowships.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

Kennedy School Nears $500 Million Campaign Goal

With $460 million raised, the school has brought in 92 percent toward its $500 million fundraising target.

Drew Faust + GSD
Central Administration

Design School Campaign Raises $7 Million in 13 Months

Harvard’s Graduate School of Design raised just about $7 million in its segment of the University’s ongoing capital campaign in the 13 months following the launch of its public phase in September of last year.

Harvard Business School

Kraft Foundation Gives Business School $20 Million Gift

The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.

Medical School Dean to Step Down
Central Administration

Medical School Dean Flier Will Step Down Next Summer

After nine years at the helm of Harvard Medical School, Dean Jeffrey S. Flier will step down from his position at the end of next July.

Harvard Business School
Central Administration

Business School Capital Campaign Passes $861 Million

The most recently released data indicates that the Business School is currently at 86 percent of its target fundraising efforts

Central Administration

On Southeast Trip, Faust Talks Harvard’s Role

In addition to at least two policy-oriented speeches, University President Drew Faust addressed a gathering of more than 350 Harvard alumni and affiliates in Atlanta on the topic of “Education as a Civil Right.”

Widener Balloons

Library System Has Reached One-Third of Fundraising Goal

Recent gifts include a $500,000 donation to support innovation in the libraries and another gift to support archiving endangered films.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes