With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.
Currier's Faculty Deans will now be known as the X. D. and Nancy Yang Faculty Deans of Currier House following a gift from the couple.
Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf says the school will focus on funding student financial aid, an ongoing construction project set to finish next winter, and developing programs that engage with “digital technology and governance.”
President Donald Trump’s attendance at a Medical School-affiliated event drew particular attention and fanned the flames of an ongoing controversy over Dana-Farber’s choice of venue.
In an apparent deviation from the rest of Harvard's fundraising practices, the Business School announced last week that it will seek to raise an additional $300 million after having reached its $1 billion goal.
Harvard raised $1.19 billion in fiscal year 2016, marking the University's largest fundraising haul in a single year.
Student groups at the Law School have started organizing to make themselves “an indispensable part" of the dean search.
With the help of some big names in Massachusetts politics, the Harvard basketball program managed to raise more than $350,000 in fiscal year 2016.
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.
As of March 1, Harvard Medical School had raised $531 million, achieving just over 70 percent of its goal of $750M. This marks an additional $64M in contributions since October, and includes donations from 8,900 people, according to a release from HMS.