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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.
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.
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.
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.
While administrators harbored mixed feelings for the anti-apartheid and anti-tobacco movements, on the whole they acknowledged students’ interest in the issues and right to protest respectfully.
Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.