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Faust and Lee
Central Administration

Faust and Lee

University President Drew G. Faust and Corporation member William F. Lee '72 share a laugh during Harvard Alumni Association Meeting in the Tercentenary Theatre.

Mark E. Zuckerberg

College Confers 1,541 Degrees at 366th Commencement

​Harvard awarded 7,054 degrees and 12 certificates during the University’s 366th Commencement in a rainy Tercentenary Theatre Thursday morning.

The Harvard Lobby
Central Administration

The Harvard Lobby

Three trips to D.C., 11 lawmakers, two amicus briefs. Under Trump, Harvard's lobbying efforts are heating up.

Immigration protest
University News

Passport to Uncertainty

With Trump's immigration orders on hold, some international students say the "fear and anxiety" hasn't abated.

Falling Money
University Finances

After the Capital Campaign

Though Harvard's capital campaign is scheduled to end next year, some say the money will not—and cannot—stop pouring in.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
University Finances

The Rise and Fall of HMC

Harvard Management Company's new CEO is leading an effort to revamp the University's investment arm.

The Class of 2017, By the Numbers

The Graduating Class of 2017, By the Numbers

This week, the Harvard College Class of 2017 will enter a world still divided over November’s presidential election and, overwhelmingly, begin their post-graduate lives deeply pessimistic about the direction the country is headed.

SEAS Allston Construction

Allston Rising

As steel begins to rise in Allston, faculty and administrators are preparing for the imminent move across the Charles River.

David Rubenstein Graphic
Central Administration

The New Corporation Man

Billionaire financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein is emblematic of the changing Harvard Corporation.

Harvard Law School admitted students weekend
Harvard Law School

Setting a Precedent

As it enters its third century, the Law School is judiciously reviewing some of its long-held practices.

Executive Education
Harvard Law School

'A Win-Win': Executive Education

University leaders trumpet alternative programs as the future of education. Conveniently, they're also quite lucrative.

Rudenstine Pop Art
University News

A Mild-Mannered Man: President Rudenstine’s First Year

​“He’s in the crowd, but you can’t pick him out,” a 1991 article said of Harvard’s newly-elected President Neil L. Rudenstine. “He doesn’t look like a Harvard president.”


Five Alumni Elected to Overseers

Paul L. Choi ’86, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar ’93, Carla Harris ’84, Leslie P. Tolbert ’73, and Darienne B. Driver were elected to the University's second-highest governing body.

HBS Tata Hall

New Black Entrepreneurship Course Draws Strong Interest

​A new course at the Business School focuses on case studies featuring black protagonists in an effort to address a “blatant absence of inclusion” in the school’s curriculum.

University Finances

Faust Made $1.4 Million in 2015

University President Drew G. Faust earned just over $1.4 million in compensation in calendar year 2015.