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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.
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.
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.
The report comes as environmental activists at Harvard and elsewhere call for colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel companies.
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.
The Radcliffe campaign goal of $70 million constitutes about 1 percent of the University-wide capital campaign goal of $6.5 billion.
High expectations await Stephen Blyth, Harvard Management Company’s new CEO.
As universities nationwide experience a crisis in the humanities, Harvard embarks on its first major fundraising campaign for the arts.
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.
Spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year, Harvard pulls out all the stops as it seeks to break a fundraising record.
A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.
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, 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.
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.