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Harvard President Drew Faust speaks in Sanders Theater on Friday evening alongside leading figures from the Graduate School of Design.
GSD administrators have said that a top campaign priority will be the student experience, achieved through enhancements in financial aid and funding for travel and conferences.
With the christening of the T. H. Chan School, Harvard has joined the ranks of institutions around the world that have traded naming rights for philanthropy.
Gerald L. Chan, left, and University President Drew G. Faust embrace as Faust welcomes Chan on stage at the Harvard School of Public Health Monday afternoon for the unveiling of his foundation's $350 million gift.
University President Drew G. Faust talks about advances in public health in the past century before introducing Gerald L. Chan at Monday's ceremony at the School of Public Health.
The gift is among the largest single donations in the history of higher education and marks the first time that Harvard has renamed one of its schools in recognition of philanthropy.
A series of speeches and videos accompanying the unveiling framed the gift, valued at $350 million, as the cornerstone of the 100-year-old school’s second century.
Separate campaigns and priorities remain, but unified fundraising efforts, cross-school initiatives are tying the University together closer than ever before.
As the campaign picks up and Harvard hosts events around the globe, University leaders find themselves balancing responsibilities on campus and off.
With $1 billion raised since the campaign's launch, Harvard has raised a total of $3.8 billion in its University-wide capital campaign.
Michael R. Bloomberg used his platform at Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises to deliver a stinging critique of what he identified as a culture of intellectual repression in American higher education and governance.
Kevin Galvin, senior communications director who has worked closely with University President Drew G. Faust, will leave the University this summer to assume a vice president position at Arizona State University.
The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.