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Griffin and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.

Harvard Kennedy School

$11 Million Gift Sponsors African Students Fellowship

Norwegian business magnate Christen Sveaas has donated $11 million to the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Proposed HKS Campus
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Plans Dramatic Remodeling, Expansion

Including three new buildings and the elevation of the school’s current courtyard, the project looks to be one of the largest capital expansions on Harvard’s Cambridge campus in recent history.

School of Public Health

Turkish Billionaire Donates $24M for Public Health

The gift follows a $350 million donation to HSPH by Hong Kongese billionaire and alumnus Gerald L. Chan, which was unveiled earlier this month.

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club
Student Life

Khurana Opts for Annenberg Breakfast over Campaign Pitches

New Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana is prioritizing facetime with undergraduates over courting potential Harvard donors.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Endowment Grows to $36.4B with 15.4 Percent Return

The investment gains leave Harvard’s endowment just short of its $36.9 billion peak, which was reached in June of 2008, before the global financial crisis.

Leverett House Master
College

McKinlock Renewal Lauded at Ribbon-Cutting

Jazz music mixed with the chatter of more than 100 attendees gathered in the newly dedicated Stapleton Courtyard.

Dean Smith at Convocation
FAS

Faculty Deanship To Be Renamed Following Gift

This marks the first time one of Harvard’s deanships has been named and comes just two weeks after the School of Public Health was renamed with a landmark $350 million gift by Gerald L. Chan.

Critical Conversation
Ed School

Ed School Aims for $250 Million in Campaign

The launch was a daylong affair with top leaders from the field of education, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne S. Duncan ’86.

FAS

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.

Drew and Nick
Alumni

Faust Talks Campaign, Harassment, Admissions in Kristof Conversation

Kristof, a columnist for the New York Times and a Harvard overseer, took his notebook to Sanders Theatre on Tuesday for a wide-ranging interview with Faust.

Capital Update
Capital Campaign

Capital Update

Fumihiko Maki + GSD
Graduate School of Design

Fumihiko Maki + GSD

Fumihiko Maki, designer of the MIT Multimedia Lab, speaks about his experience designing buildings around the world on Saturday evening, during the launch of the Graduate School of Design's capital campaign.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Fundraising

Latest Figures Show Univ. on Pace To Raise $2B in Single Year

Harvard has raised at least $4.3 billion in pledges and donations during its University-wide capital campaign so far, including $500 million in the second quarter of 2014 alone.

Phil Harrison + GSD
Graduate School of Design

Phil Harrison + GSD

Phil Harrison, president and CEO of global design firm Perkins+Will, speaks in Sanders Theatre alongside other affiliates of the Graduate School of Design. The speech kicked off the weekend "Grounded Visionaries" event, as well as the campaign for the GSD.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.