Endowment

Endowment

Harvard’s Endowment Plans to Sell $70 Million of Cows and Farmland Assets

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.

Rubenstein's Board Affilations
Endowment

Rubenstein's Board Affilations

HMC Endowment Composition
Endowment

HMC Endowment Composition

HMC Endowment Percentage Returns FY2016
Endowment

HMC Endowment Percentage Returns FY2016

Revenue from Continuing Education and Executive Programs
Harvard Business School

Revenue from Continuing Education and Executive Programs

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

HMC Aims to Sell $2.5 Billion in Endowment Assets

​Harvard Management Company is trying to sell around $2.5 billion in private equity, venture capital, and real estate assets as part of its broader revamp in investment strategy.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Despite Divest Cheers, Harvard Maintains Investment Approach

After a Harvard Management Company official said that the natural resources portfolio is "pausing" investments in fossil fuels, the University maintained that the remarks did not represent a change in investment strategy.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

In D.C., Faust Calls for Government Backing of Universities

Faust said the renown of American universities is “contingent” on continued federal support during a panel discussion with university presidents in the nation’s capital.

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

Yale’s Annual Endowment Report Defends High Fees for External Managers

As Harvard cuts the size of its internal workforce and begins to outsource its funds to more expensive external managers, Harvard Management Company will begin to more closely resemble investment offices at Yale and other peer institutions.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Harvard ‘Pausing’ Investments in Some Fossil Fuels

​Harvard Management Company’s head of natural resources Colin Butterfield said that Harvard is “pausing” investments in some fossil fuels.

Endowment Distribution Graph
Endowment

Endowment Distribution Graph

SEAS
SEAS

As FAS Grapples with Budgets, SEAS Continues ‘Measured Growth’

As FAS struggles with budget constraints, SEAS is continuing with “measured growth” and plans to partner with outside firms to generate additional revenue.

Endowment Distribution Graph
Endowment

Schools Will be 'Differentially' Affected by Endowment Returns, Faust Says

As Harvard seeks to cope with disappointing endowment returns from last fiscal year, some of the University's twelve constituent schools will be harder hit than others.

Massachusetts Hall
College

New Campus Group Calls for Private Prison Divestment

Students have launched a new effort urging Harvard to divest—this time taking aim at the University’s holdings in private prison stocks.

Cost of Enrollment, 2017-2018
College

Cost of Enrollment Rises 4.1 Percent, Marks Largest Increase in Decade

The cost of attending Harvard College will be $65,609 in the 2017-2018 academic year, representing a 4.10 percent increase from last year.