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Loeb House
Endowment

Riding Fundraising Wave, Harvard Posts Small Surplus

Harvard’s small surplus is a move into the black after recent years of deficits large and small. The progress was largely fueled by the first public year of fundraising for the Harvard Campaign.

Griffin and Fitzsimmons
College Administration

Financial Aid Office Renamed for Griffin '89

Griffin, founder of Chicago-based investment firm Citadel, donated $150 million to the University in February. At least $125 million of the gift will go toward financial aid.

Shiyi Cheery About Education
College

Chinese 'Power Couple' Defends Harvard Donation

Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin, who donated $15 million to the University last July, shared their views on education and philanthropy with hundreds of students on Wednesday.

College

Feds Allege Parents of 2013 Grad Defrauded College of Financial Aid Funding

According to the complaint, Joseph N. Fonge and Barbara E. Fonge reported false income figures to the University between 2010 and 2013 in an attempt to defraud the College of financial aid funding.

The Gates Within
College

The Gates Within

As Harvard College tears down financial barriers to entry, its low-income students say they still wonder if they have a place inside the Ivory Tower.

Senior Survey Cover
Undergraduate Council

Interactive Feature: The Class of 2014, By the Numbers

The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

Business School Aims To Raise $1 Billion in Campaign

The school has already raised $600 million in gifts and pledges, putting it well on its way to fulfilling its share of the University-wide goal.

Harvard Divinity School
Religion

Divinity School Launches Capital Campaign, Aims to Raise $50 Million

The Divinity School’s $50 million target, which is Harvard’s second smallest school, represents less than 1 percent of the University’s $6.5 billion fundraising goal.

A Breakdown of the Harvard Campaign
FAS

With $1.3 Billion Pledged, FAS Campaign Over Halfway to Goal

The Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences raised a little more than half of its $2.5 billion fundraising goal as of the end of February, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith wrote in an email to the Faculty Monday morning.

Acceptance Letters Send-Off
Admissions

First-Class Mail and Mimosas Mark a Celebratory Day for Admissions Staff

Around noon, with photographers in place, the staff formed a human assembly line from within the office out to a waiting mail truck. Inside, a late breakfast of pancakes, coffee, and well-mixed mimosas awaited the celebratory staff.

Admissions

Tuition Will Increase by 3.9 Percent, Largest Percentage Increase in Seven Years

The $2,200 hike, which represents a 3.9 percent increase, brings the total cost of tuition, room, board, and other fees to $58,607 for the 2014-2015 school year.

Acceptance Letters
Admissions

Harvard Makes Admissions Offers to 5.9 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2018

At 5 p.m., the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will send emails to 1,031 regular applicants receiving offers.

Admissions

After Accusations of Misleading Aid Applicants, Harvard Clarifies Online Instructions

The Office and Admissions and Financial Aid altered the instructions to financial aid applicants. The purpose for both the CSS and FAFSA forms is now clarified.

Largest Donation
College

Griffin ’89 Gives $150 Million to Harvard, Largest Gift in College's History

Hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 has donated $150 million to Harvard and has directed at least $125 million of the gift to support financial aid at the College. The gift, announced by the University on Wednesday afternoon, is the largest in the history of Harvard College.

Admissions

Harvard Among Schools Providing Unclear Financial Aid Instructions, Congressional Committee Alleges

Harvard, along with 110 other institutions of higher education, may be illegally misleading prospective students by providing unclear financial aid instructions, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform investigation.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads