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School of Public Health

Hunter To Serve as Acting School of Public Health Dean

Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Visits Chicago for 'Your Harvard' Alumni Event

In her latest travel stop as part of the “Your Harvard” event series for the University's largest ever capital campaign, University President Drew G. Faust visited Chicago last week.

College

In GIFs, Students Debate Donating to Senior Gift

College seniors debated the value of donating to Senior Gift late last week as the Undergraduate Council’s former president critiqued the annual fundraising drive and his peers sparred over the initiative by sending GIFs over a class email thread.

Central Administration

Overseer Connects Harvard Fundraising Apparatus to West Coast, Sony Emails Suggest

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael M. Lynton '82 is heavily involved in Harvard business both in his capacity as a member of the University’s second-highest governing body and as a donor and active alumnus.

Central Administration

Sony Entertainment CEO Responds to WikiLeaks Database

Speaking out about the recent decision by Wikileaks to publish a searchable database of hacked emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment, company CEO Michael M. Lynton ’82 called the dissemination “frustrating."

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

HKS Dean Expects Campaign ‘Slow Down’ After Departure

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.

Donation Breakdown
Harvard Kennedy School

Donation Breakdown

The Kennedy School of Government's donation pool comes disproportionately from non-alumni sources.

President Calderon at the JFK Forum
Central Administration

For Fundraising, Kennedy School Turns to Non-Alumni

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.

Julio Frenk
Central Administration

School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami

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.

Divest Poster Hanging
Central Administration

In Blockade’s Second Day, Divest Expands Protest to HAA

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.

Ed School Campaign Progress
Central Administration

Ed School Has Raised $145 Million in Capital Campaign

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.

College

$25,000 Raised, DKE Searches for House

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.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

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.

Drew Faust + GSD
Central Administration

Design School Campaign Has Raised $1 Million Since Launch

The Graduate School of Design has raised a little more than $1 million since the public launch of its fundraising efforts in September 2014.

Central Administration

Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership

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.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize