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When Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 steps down at the end of the academic year, the school may lose one of its most potent fundraising assets.
The Kennedy School of Government's donation pool comes disproportionately from non-alumni sources.
With a smaller and younger alumni base that earns less on average than the graduates of other Harvard schools, the Kennedy School has raised 80 percent of its funds through gifts from non-alumni.
In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Julio Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s more than 375-year history.
The second day of the planned weeklong protest, dubbed "Harvard Heat Week" by its organizers, was punctuated by alumni rallies outside Mass. Hall and expansion to other parts of campus.
This sum is comprised of more than 10,000 individual donor gifts and pledges, including a $5 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation in November 2014.
Alumni of other chapters of fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon, as well as DKE international, have given the colony most of the funds raised so far.
With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.
The Graduate School of Design has raised a little more than $1 million since the public launch of its fundraising efforts in September 2014.
According to University spokesperson Jeff Neal, administrators “believe that this is the first time that two women have served" as president and vice chair of the Overseers concurrently.
A week after visiting Selma, Ala., University President Drew G. Faust is set to appear in China on Sunday to “shar[e] her vision for the future” of Harvard with alumni in Beijing.
Gerald L. Chan speaks at the Harvard School of Public Health in September 2014 during a public announcement of his donation to the school. Chan has purchased the former Harvard Square Theater, adding to the more than $100 million real estate portfolio he now owns in the Square.
Taking in gifts and pledged donations from more than 6,000 contributing households, the Radcliffe Institute has reached the 60 percent threshold of its capital campaign funding target.
The Kennedy School of Government has raised a total of $383 million towards a $500 million capital campaign goal, according to spokesperson Doug Gavel.