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FY 2014 Gifts
Central Administration

Harvard Brings in Record-Breaking $1.16 Billion in FY 2014 Gifts

For the first time since 2004, Harvard outraised Stanford in Fiscal Year 2014, posting a record-breaking total of $1.16 billion in gifts.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

The committees addressed several new topics, including fast food advertising and its possible connection to childhood obesity, corporate tax policies, and the impact that investing activities of certain companies may have on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

Students Sue Harvard Over Divestment
Harvard Law School

Student Activists File Suit Urging Harvard To Divest

The 11-page complaint claims that investment in fossil fuel companies is “a breach of [the University’s] fiduciary and charitable duties as a public charity and nonprofit corporation.”

Central Administration

Corporation Silent on Faculty Health Plans Vote

The Harvard Corporation has yet to discuss a unanimous vote made Tuesday by members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences requesting that it reverse changes to the health plans Harvard offers to non-union employees, according to Corporation member James T. Rothenberg ’68.

Jim Kim at Harvard
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Asian Alumni Reflect and Reconnect at Summit

The summit, which featured prominent speakers and panelists of Asian descent affiliated with the University, was organized by the Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance.

Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall
Scrutiny

Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall

Members of Divest Harvard, including Brett A. Roche '15, far right, who was arrested during a protest two days prior, returned to Massachusetts Hall on May 2, 2014 to renew their call for an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Fundraising

Latest Figures Show Univ. on Pace To Raise $2B in Single Year

Harvard has raised at least $4.3 billion in pledges and donations during its University-wide capital campaign so far, including $500 million in the second quarter of 2014 alone.

University Finances

Faculty for Divestment Renew Call for Open Forum

Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
School of Public Health

With Naming Rights on the Table, Harvard Gave Its Price

With the christening of the T. H. Chan School, Harvard has joined the ranks of institutions around the world that have traded naming rights for philanthropy.

Harvard Kennedy School

Corp. Member Bacow To Join Kennedy School as Leader-in-Residence

Lawrence S. Bacow, the president emeritus of Tufts University and a member of the Harvard Corporation, will join the Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as its inaugural leader-in-residence.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
Harvard Corporation

Passing the Corporate Baton

With senior fellow Robert D. Reischauer’s term up, the Corporation looks to a new, younger leader to continue its push for openness and transparency.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
Harvard Corporation

James F. Rothenberg ’68

University Treasurer James F. Rothenberg ’68, pictured at Commencement in 2013, will step down from his post in July 2014.

James F. Rothenberg ’68
University Finances

Finnegan To Replace Rothenberg as University Treasurer

Harvard Corporation member Paul J. Finnegan ’75 will replace Corporation colleague James F. Rothenberg ’68 as Harvard’s treasurer on July 1

Divest Demonstration
Central Administration

Day After Arrest, Divest Protesters Renew Calls for Open Meeting with Corporation

At Friday’s rally, members of Divest Harvard continued to clamor for an open meeting with University leadership, but much of the event focused on the University’s response to protesters the previous day.

Divest Action
Central Administration

Divest Harvard Members Block Mass. Hall Entrance, Demand Open Meeting with Corporation

The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

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