University Finances

Provost Alan Garber
Politics

In Email, Garber Criticizes Proposed Tax Plan

“The resulting tax burden would be grossly disproportionate to the stipends received by most students,” Garber wrote.

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Scrutiny

Cashing In On Crimson

From nonprofit workshops to lucrative college consulting businesses, here's the story of how organizations leverage the Harvard brand to advance their interests.

Faust at the Economic Club
Politics

Faust Calls Republican Tax Plan ‘Blow at the Strength of American Higher Education’

“It seems to us a blow at the strength of American higher education, the excellence of American higher education, and the competitiveness of American higher education."

Harvard Law School Admissions
Harvard Law School

Law School Raises $365 Million in Capital Campaign

Since its launch in 2015, Harvard Law School has raised $365 million for its capital campaign.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

Harvard Management Company

Harvard Management Company is housed in the Boston Federal Reserve Building.

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University Finances

President Finance Credit Card

Harvard Management Company
Endowment

Harvard Sheds Portfolio Assets in Fiscal Year 2017

Harvard's annual financial report indicates significant shifts in investment strategy in fiscal year 2017, including the jettisoning of billions in assets.

President Finance Credit Card
Features

Too Harvard To Fail

As Faust’s tenure draws to a close, some donors, alumni, and industry experts say Harvard should choose a leader with a healthy Rolodex and financial acumen.

Academics

Steel Magnate Renames South Asia Institute with $25 Million Donation

Steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal and his family donated $25 million to establish an endowment at Harvard’s South Asia Institute, retitling the institute in his namesake.

Faust at the Economic Club
University Finances

Faust Lobbies Congress to Maintain Research Funding Levels

On her most recent trips to Washington, Faust has added yet another pressing, albeit more quotidian, item to her lobbying agenda: keeping the lights on in Harvard’s labs.

Silliman College
Endowment

Yale Endowment Returns Top Harvard, But Trail Ivy Peers

Yale University—the Ivy League school known for consistently leading the pack in annual investment returns—returned 11.3 percent on its investments for fiscal year 2017.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Corp. Sets Minimum Endowment Distribution Amid Financial Constraints

The Harvard Corporation has voted to allow schools to take capped amounts of money out of the endowment for the next three fiscal years in an effort to insulate budgets from fluctuations in Harvard’s investment returns.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Harvard’s Endowment Returns, Explained

Harvard’s endowment posted an 8.1 percent return on its investments for the fiscal year. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
University Finances

Harvard Returns 8.1 Percent in ‘Disappointing’ Fiscal Year 2017

Harvard returned 8.1 percent on its investments in fiscal year 2017, a “disappointing” performance the firm’s CEO called “a symptom of deep structural problems at HMC.”

Endowment Returns, FY 2009-2017
College Finance

Strong Public Markets May Bode Well for Harvard

Robust growth in public markets may portend growth for Harvard's endowment in fiscal year 2017.