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Andover Hall
Central Administration

Divinity School to Fund Andover Hall Renovations

​As the Harvard Divinity School’s capital campaign exceeds the halfway mark, its hallowed Andover Hall will undergo a transformation into a central hub of activity for multifaith religion, academic study, and events addressing social issues.

Central Administration

Endowment Returns Outpace National Average

​For the first time since the 2012 fiscal year, Harvard’s endowment grew at a faster rate than the national average for American colleges and universities in FY 2015.

Endowment

Corporation Addresses Fracking, Political Contributions

In 2015, the two committees—the corporation committee, which consists of four members of the Corporation, and the Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility, a 12-member panel of students, faculty, and alumni—voted on 54 proposals.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

Kennedy School Nears $500 Million Campaign Goal

With $460 million raised, the school has brought in 92 percent toward its $500 million fundraising target.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Management Company Sustainable Investing Chief To Depart

Pedicini, who will leave HMC after just two-and-a-half years, departs after her department suffered criticism from Divest Harvard over the Management Company’s steadfast refusal to fully divest the endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

Electrical Engineering
Central Administration

SEAS Deficit Persists, Despite a $400 Million Gift

“Everyone has the impression that Frank has a $400 million check in his pocket,” said Sean R. Eddy, a professor of Applied Mathematics. “And of course it doesn’t work that way.”

Harvard Law School Campaign Launch Gala
Central Administration

Law School Begins Public Campaign With a Head Start

While most schools begin the public phase of their fundraising efforts with half to two-thirds of the goal reached, Harvard Law School has an unusual head start to its campaign.

Harvard Divinity School
Central Administration

Divinity School Passes Halfway Point in Capital Campaign

University President Drew G. Faust said last month that the Divinity School’s campaign, which launched publicly in April 2014, has increasingly become a focus of the central administration.

Federal Funding Decreases
Central Administration

Despite Federal Aid Cuts, Harvard Reports Budget Surplus

Federal grant cuts, private foundations and other non-federal sources have stepped up their contributions to minimize the damage to University operations.

Tamara E. Rogers
Central Administration

Harvard Raises $6.1 Billion Toward $6.5 Billion Campaign Goal

Though the drive began with a $6.5 billion goal and a projected end year of 2018, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers '74 said Monday that Harvard will not raise that target.

Harvard Law School Campaign Launch Gala
Central Administration

Harvard Law School Kicks Off $305 Million Capital Campaign

Harvard Law School raised $241 million of its $305 million of its goal during the quiet phase of its capital campaign, which launched with fanfare on Friday evening.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Central Administration

Amy Falls Added to HMC’s Board of Directors

Falls, whose appointment was effective Sep. 28, worked at Morgan Stanley and Phillips Academy Andover before managing The Rockefeller University’s approximately $2 billion endowment. HMC announced the move on its website.

Divest Protests University Appointment
Central Administration

Student Protesters Appeal Dismissal of Divestment Lawsuit

The plaintiffs claim in their 113-page appeal that Harvard has mismanaged its endowment by investing in “abnormally dangerous activities."

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns
Endowment

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns

Harvard again trailed peer institutions on endowment returns in fiscal year 2015.

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns
Central Administration

Endowment’s Performance Is Concerning, Faust Says

After another year of lackluster returns at Harvard Management Company, University President Drew G. Faust said Tuesday that she is concerned about the company’s performance.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes