Though University President Drew G. Faust emphasized that the new Richard A. & Susan F. Smith Campus Center would foster “one University” for all Harvard students, many students across the University remain skeptical about whether Faust’s goal can be accomplished.
Administrators and student leaders say that the next permanent College Dean has the potential to maximize the College’s gains from the campaign, particularly if he or she is called upon to serve a more active role in soliciting donations.
The College’s top administrator treated undergraduates to another quirky email on Monday, this time updating us on the campus beekeeping scene, the fall foliage, and his latest reading pursuits.
Tyga’s controversial lyrics might go largely unheard if there isn’t a strong showing at this year’s Yardfest. But is it just "Rack City" that could make Yardfest less successful than spring festivals at other universities?
Harvard College's financial aid budget has increased from $103 million in the 2007-2008 academic year to a record $182 million in 2013-2014.
Two undergraduates wrote a computer program Tuesday night to access a hidden promotional image of rapper Tyga on yardfest.org just hours before the website said it would reveal the artist set to perform at the annual spring concert in Harvard Yard.
Harvard sustained a small deficit of $4.5 million in the last fiscal year resulting from a 3 percent increase in University operating costs, according to the annual University Financial Report released Friday morning.
“It’s like a paycheck-to-paycheck sort of process,” says Sasanka N. Jinadasa ’15 as she sits in Lowell dining hall.
Jay Herlihy will be the new Dean of Finance for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as of Sept. 26, according to an email sent to members of FAS Friday morning.
During an event for parents of the class of 2016, a couple from California gets their questions answered by a freshman volunteering for the Undergraduate Admissions Council. The parents were looking to hear first hand strories about student life on campus to help their son make a decision after the visiting weekend was over.
The Undergraduate Admissions Office distributed t-shirts to undergraduates hosting admitted students to thank them for their contributions to Visitas Weekend.
The Undergraduate Council votes to endorse the Fair Harvard Fund, an initiative that aims to establish a Social Choice Fund to assure that alumni donations go to investments approved by environmental, social, and governmental criteria.
Professor Robert Kaplan, Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and acting President and CEO of the Harvard Management Company, says Harvard Management Company must focus on the long-term horizon with the endowment, rather than quarters like with mutual or hedge funds, and make the fund sustainable on Thursday, April 5 in Emerson Hall at “Investing in Harvard’s Future.”
Professor Robert Kaplan, center, Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and acting President and CEO of the Harvard Management Company, says Harvard Management Company must focus on the long-term horizon with the endowment, rather than quarters like with mutual or hedge funds, and make the fund sustainable for future generations on Thursday, April 5 in Emerson Hall at “Investing in Harvard’s Future,” as fellow panelists Professor Rakesh Khurana, left, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development at Harvard Business School, and Professor Allen Ferrell, Greenfield Professor of Securities Law at Harvard Law School, listen.