University Finances

Bloomberg Against Censorship
Harvard Kennedy School

Bloomberg Gives $32 Million for Mayoral Leadership Program

As many as 300 mayors and 400 aides are expected to participate over the course of the four-year program.

Stephen Blyth
University Finances

News Analysis: Blyth's Departure Continues HMC Shakeup

Blyth’s departure continues a recent trend of shorter stints at the head of HMC— for the first 31 years of its existence, the fund saw just one transition of leadership.

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the institute at nearly 80 percent of its target.

OCS Vs Wall Street Illustration
College Finance

OCS vs. Wall Street

This year banks circumvented OCS and began recruiting students earlier, before official On-Campus Interviews for finance internships started in January. The tug-of-war and resulting breakdown caused OCS to move up its interview schedule by several months next year to avoid contending with the banks.

1991 Recession Cartoon
Central Administration

Recession in Retrospect: Budget Cuts and Bleak Job Prospects for Graduates

At Harvard, unexpected changes in University leadership resulted in unforeseen budget cuts and delays in the new capital campaign, exacerbating the University’s economic difficulties in 1990 and 1991.

Briefcase Vector Graphic
University Finances

One Harvard, Inc.

As Harvard seeks to raise money for its ongoing fundraising drive, it regularly seeks out a bevy of alumni and individuals to support the school. In some cases, though, Harvard will turn to another source of funds: corporations.

Gutman Library
University Finances

Record $35.5 Million Donation to GSE funds Early Childhood Initiative

​In a record donation to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, The Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation gifted $35.5 million to establish an early childhood education initiative, bringing the school’s campaign to 93 percent of its total goal.

Harvard Business School

Faust Made $1.2 Million in 2014

Harvard Management Company CEO Stephen Blyth made less in 2014 as head of public markets than he did the previous year in that position, while University President Drew G. Faust earned more than she did in 2013.


Harvard’s Largest and Smallest Unions Push to Merge, Face Legal Challenge

​Though members of Harvard University's smallest and largest employee unions have decided to merge, they may face legal barriers due to the job classifications of their members.

University Finances

Management Company Adds Jain to Board

Robert Jain, an investment banker at Credit Suisse, joined the Harvard Management Company in March as the newest member of the board of directors, the fourth person added to the body since last August.

Former HMC President and CEO Mendillo

Former Harvard Management Company CEO Mendillo Nominated to GM Board

General Motors announced on Friday its nomination of former Harvard Management Company President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo to stand for election to its board of directors.

Extension School Protest
Extension School

Extension School Students Rally for Degree Name Change

A small crowd of students from Harvard Extension School gathered on the steps of University Hall Saturday afternoon to protest the degree name that will appear on each of their diplomas, arguing for a certificate more representative of their experience at the school.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Passes 70 Percent of Capital Campaign Goal

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.

“Reclaim Harvard Law” Poster

Law School Activists Demand End to Tuition

​In the most recent wave of activism at the Law School, some students are calling on the school to eliminate tuition completely as part of their new campaign for financial justice.

Student Groups

Energy Secretary Praises Science's Role in Iran Deal

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz advocated for the role of science in securing the nuclear deal with Iran during a lecture at the Institute of Politics on Thursday.