UC representatives urged fellow students to call and advocate against a provision in the Congressional tax bill that would cost the University millions.
In a year when most institutional investors rode out robust public markets, Harvard’s 8.1 percent investment return for fiscal year 2017 placed it last among Ivy League endowments.
Harvard's annual financial report indicates significant shifts in investment strategy in fiscal year 2017, including the jettisoning of billions in assets.
Yale University—the Ivy League school known for consistently leading the pack in annual investment returns—returned 11.3 percent on its investments for fiscal year 2017.
The Harvard Corporation has voted to allow schools to take capped amounts of money out of the endowment for the next three fiscal years in an effort to insulate budgets from fluctuations in Harvard’s investment returns.
Not even Harvard’s cows are safe as Harvard Management Company undergoes a radical restructuring that it hopes will reverse a decade of lackluster returns.