Endowment

HMC Natural Resources Performance
Endowment

HMC Natural Resources Performance

HMC Natural Resources Performance
Endowment

HMC to 'Refine' Natural Resources Investing

​Harvard Management Company—the University’s investment arm—is aiming to sell some of its natural resource assets after the endowment’s value fell almost $2 billion during fiscal year 2016, Bloomberg reported last week.

University Budgets 2016
Central Administration

University Budgets Potentially ‘Constrained’ For Years To Come, Report Warns

Harvard’s traditional revenue sources—including returns on its endowment—may be subdued in the coming years, a reality that could “significantly constrain” future University budgets, according to Harvard’s annual financial report released Tuesday.

Central Administration

Management Company Reportedly Described as ‘Lazy,’ ‘Stupid’ by Employees in 2015 Review

Harvard Management Company employees accused the University's investment arm of setting artificially low benchmarks and overcompensating top managers, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

FAS

Harvard Calls on Employees to Volunteer During Strike

Administrators are ratcheting up efforts to minimize campus disruption and calling for volunteers from the exempt employees within several of its schools to help out HUDS.

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
College Finance

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph

FAS

FAS Reserves Dwindling, Dean Says

Cash reserves for Harvard’s flagship Faculty have dwindled to “effectively zero,” Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith said at a meeting of the body Tuesday.

FAS

FAS Surpasses $2.5 Billion Campaign Fundraising Goal

​The Faculty of Arts and Sciences passed its $2.5 billion capital campaign goal in June, FAS Dean Michael D. Smith said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Columbia Endowment Chief Will Lead Underperforming HMC

Columbia University endowment manager N.P. Narvekar will serve as the next CEO and president of Harvard Management Company, taking the reins of the world’s largest university endowment at a time of instability, the University announced Thursday evening.

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

A Tale of Two Endowments

Should Harvard abandon decades of established investment practices and, in short, start investing like Yale does? Can it afford not to?

Endowment

Yale Earns 3.4 Percent On Investments, Beating Harvard

In a rough year for university endowments, Yale returned 3.4 percent on its investments in fiscal year 2016, beating out Harvard’s negative 2 percent returns over the same time period.

Endowment Comparisons
Endowment

Endowment Comparisons

Endowment Over Time
Endowment

Harvard Loses Almost $2 Billion in Endowment Value

​Harvard Management Company lost almost $2 billion in endowment value during a “disappointing” fiscal year 2016, posting its worst endowment returns since the nadir of the financial crisis.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Fundraising

HMC Chief Executive Search Narrows

​Harvard has started to narrow its list of candidates to replace Stephen Blyth as CEO of Harvard Management Company and has at least two higher education investment veterans among potential candidates for the position, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal.