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Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns

Harvard again trailed peer institutions on endowment returns in fiscal year 2015.

Ivy League Plus Endowment Returns
Central Administration

Endowment’s Performance Is Concerning, Faust Says

After another year of lackluster returns at Harvard Management Company, University President Drew G. Faust said Tuesday that she is concerned about the company’s performance.

Central Administration

Two Top Harvard Management Company Executives Depart

Eight-year fixed-income manager Marco C. Barrozo and Satu Parikh, who joined HMC in 2011 as managing director and head of commodities, departed recently with little notice.

FAS Endowment Growth

Faculty Growth Stalls Again in 2015, Report Says

After a year that saw a spike in faculty growth for the first time since the financial crisis, the size of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences stalled again in fiscal year 2015.

FAS Campaign Progress
Student Life

Two Years In, FAS Campaign Focuses on Struggling Priorities

The fundraising drive will now focus on priorities that have received fewer donations, namely house renewal and funding for new teaching techniques.

James Rothenberg Memorial
Central Administration

Harvard's Elite Remember Rothenberg, Prominent Alumnus

​Harvard’s finest gathered under the sloping ceiling of Memorial Church on Saturday to celebrate the life of James F. Rothenberg ’68, a longtime member of the Harvard Corporation.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Central Administration

Endowment Returns 5.8 Percent, Growing to $37.6 Billion

Harvard Management Company beat most of its internal benchmarks and the general market indices but lagged behind notable peer institutions such as MIT and Stanford.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Blyth Plans Big Changes to Management Company Structure

Stephen Blyth, who took over for Jane L. Mendillo on Jan. 1, made it clear Tuesday that he plans to chart a new course as Harvard Management Company's CEO.

Harvard Medical School

Warren Alpert Foundation Gifts $20 Million to Medical School

The gift to Harvard Medical school will fund immunology research, a new professorship, and a Dean’s Leadership Fund.

FAS Campaign Progress
Central Administration

FAS Campaign Progress

While fundraising for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has far exceeded its goal, some campaign priorities—such as House renewal and financial aid—lag, according to an internal August report on Faculty of Arts and Sciences campaign progress.

Watching the Launch
Central Administration

Overall Target in Reach, Smaller Campaign Goals Remain

An internal report shows that some fundraising areas in the Harvard Campaign still have a ways to go, even as it approaches its overall $6.5 billion goal.

Chan and Faust
Central Administration

Harvard’s Capital Campaign Crosses $6 Billion Mark

​Harvard has raised more than $6 billion in gifts and pledges in its capital campaign, charging still closer to its public goal of $6.5 billion.

Provost Alan Garber
Central Administration

Health Benefits Update Introduces Higher Premiums

Harvard faculty and nonunion staff members on Harvard’s health plans will see an average 7.3 percent increase in their insurance premiums next year.

Stephen Blyth
Central Administration

Amid Volatility, Experts Say Management Company Should Hold Course

​Finance experts say that despite both domestic and international market volatility, the Harvard Management Company should stay its course and not make drastic changes to investment portfolio.

Central Administration

Wiltshire Will Leave Harvard Management Company

Andrew G. Wiltshire joined HMC—the University’s investment arm that oversees its $35.9 billion endowment—in 2001 as a natural resource specialist.

The Band at Convocation

Class of 2019: Beliefs and Lifestyles

Administrators on the Stage

Class of 2019: Academics & Extracurriculars

The View of Convocation

Class of 2019: By the Numbers

Sorry, Dorothy

Sorry, Dorothy