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Faust made it clear in an interview on Tuesday that the humanities will be a focus for her during the academic year.
Harvard has raised at least $4.3 billion in pledges and donations during its University-wide capital campaign so far, including $500 million in the second quarter of 2014 alone.
Members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment called once again for an open and public forum with members of the Harvard Corporation and the Harvard Management Company on Tuesday.
Some activists worry that the new plans may increase the cost of healthcare for non-union employees; others say that the changes help balance costs.
The Law School’s chief financial officer, Geoffrey S. Swift, has been named vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of Bates College, the school announced.
The University will significantly restructure the benefit plans it offers to non-union employees, cutting premiums but introducing, for the first time, a deductible at the point of care.
Ryan, who most recently served as the chief investment officer at MDR Capital Management in New York, will start his new role in September.
Shore will be joining OnShape Inc., a technology start-up in Cambridge, as its CFO.
After helping Harvard’s endowment recover from a global financial crisis, Harvard Management Company President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo will depart her post at the end of 2014.
With $1 billion raised since the campaign's launch, Harvard has raised a total of $3.8 billion in its University-wide capital campaign.
From coordinating exclusive committees to presidential face time, Harvard’s behind-the-scenes fundraising arm lays the groundwork of a campaign.
At Harvard Management Company, the stakes are high, especially during Harvard’s record-seeking capital campaign. But in contrast to the record yields HMC enjoyed from 1990 until the financial crisis, the company’s recent returns—which influence Harvard’s financial strength more than any donor can—now straddle the national average.
Harvard Corporation member Paul J. Finnegan ’75 will replace Corporation colleague James F. Rothenberg ’68 as Harvard’s treasurer on July 1
The school has already raised $600 million in gifts and pledges, putting it well on its way to fulfilling its share of the University-wide goal.