"The sense was that the fees that would be charged by external managers in relationship to the insight and success of external managers was worth undertaking,” Faust said.
Students at the Law School continue to demand further involvement in the selection process of the new dean and have started to hone in on their priorities for the search.
Weeks after the Harvard Management Company announced its intent to lay off nearly half of its 230-person staff, three of the firm’s investment managers will leave the company to form their own hedge funds, according to Bloomberg.
Harvard spent over half a million dollars lobbying the federal government in 2016, a number that has held relatively steady for the past five years.
A Boston federal judge ruled Friday against plaintiffs supported by Harvard, declining to extend a temporary stay on President Donald Trump’s immigration order.
Student groups at the Law School have started organizing to make themselves “an indispensable part" of the dean search.
There was no shortage of surprises in 2016. Between unprecedented penalties on members of undergraduate social organizations, the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the presidency, and a dining workers strike that lasted more than three weeks, events at Harvard and beyond defied expectations and challenged norms. The Crimson takes a look back at the essential stories of a pivotal year.
Melodie L. Jackson, who previously worked as the head spokesperson at the Kennedy School of Government, has filled the role of Assistant Vice President for Communications, a position that a top University spokesperson left vacant this fall.
University President Drew G. Faust is “ramping up” advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., where she will make the case for protecting undocumented immigrants and safeguarding research funding after Donald Trump’s unexpected ascension to the presidency.