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James F. Rothenberg ’68
Central Administration

Rothenberg, Longtime Corporation Member, Dies at 69

As Harvard’s treasurer and a member of the Harvard Corporation, James F. Rothenberg '68 remained intimately connected to the University he loved, advising its leaders and helping manage its money, until his death Tuesday. He was 69.

SEAS Gift Announcement
FAS

A $400 Million Gift, and Accompanying Scrutiny

Administrators maintain that the criticism will do little to hurt their fundraising efforts, but one fact remains: John Paulson’s record gift to SEAS has brought record scrutiny to Harvard’s $6.5 billion capital campaign.

Central Administration

Construction Underway, Kennedy School Targets Active Learning in Campus Expansion

Kennedy School of Government faculty and staff are working alongside an incessant “banging” noise as construction on the school’s dramatic campus expansion is underway.

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

MIT Committee Recommends Targeted Fossil Fuel Divestment

The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Electrical Engineering
FAS

Record $400 Million Gift Renames SEAS

The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.

Central Administration

Radcliffe Raises $44 Million in Capital Campaign

The Radcliffe campaign goal of $70 million constitutes about 1 percent of the University-wide capital campaign goal of $6.5 billion.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Returning to High Returns

High expectations await Stephen Blyth, Harvard Management Company’s new CEO.

LOOK UP
Theater

Opportunity in Crisis: Selling the Humanities

As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.

Professor Roy Gordon
Central Administration

Paying the Price

The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.

Your Harvard: New York
Central Administration

Promoting the Harvard Campaign

Spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year, Harvard pulls out all the stops as it seeks to break a fundraising record.

School of Public Health
Central Administration

Chan Gift Has Public Health Faculty Optimistic

A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Central Administration

The Politics of Drew Faust

In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.

Stephen Blyth
University Finances

Stephen Blyth

Stephen Blyth, pictured at the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises in 2013, assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of Harvard Management Company in January.

Former HMC President and CEO Mendillo
University Finances

Former HMC President and CEO Mendillo

After helping Harvard’s endowment recover from a global financial crisis, Jane L. Mendillo left her position as Harvard Management Company President and CEO at the end of 2014.

1990 Reunion: Apartheid Protests Compilation
Alumni

Calls for Divestment: A Retrospective

While administrators harbored mixed feelings for the anti-apartheid and anti-tobacco movements, on the whole they acknowledged students’ interest in the issues and right to protest respectfully.

Adulthood Is Relative
Highlight

Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 1
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet

Chasing the dream
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Dreams Blazing