William N. White
Mass. Senator Scott Brown issued a harsh rebuke to Harvard yesterday for its positions on ROTC and the DREAM Act, saying in a statement that the University “has its priorities upside down.”
High and outside—that is where University President Drew G. Faust put the ball when she threw out the opening pitch at Fenway Park last night.
Former University President Lawrence H. Summers will return to Harvard after stepping down from his Washington position at the end of 2010.
Former University President Lawrence H. Summers will return to Harvard after stepping down from his White House position at the end of 2010, according to a statement released by the White House.
Harvard University received donations worth $596 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, down slightly from the $602 million raised a year earlier.
The rate of inflation affecting universities nationwide fell to 0.9 percent in fiscal year 2010—the lowest rate on record—and rates for institutions in New England dipped even lower.
Harvard University will not sell a portion of its real estate holdings to China’s sovereign wealth fund after efforts to broker a deal collapsed, according to a person familiar with the situation. Media reports estimated that the deal would have been worth several hundred million dollars.
Harvard’s endowment grew to $27.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010, an 11-percent investment return that comes a year after the endowment plummeted in value by 27.3 percent to $26 billion.
In August, Jonathan Lee Riches, a federal inmate who described himself as "also known as Bernard Madoff," filed an appeal to a case first dismissed in October 2009.
Harvard University will not sell a portion of its real estate holdings to China's sovereign wealth fund after efforts to broker a deal with the $300 billion fund broke down, according to a report in Bloomberg this afternoon.
Harvard’s endowment grew to $27.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010, an 11 percent investment return that comes a year after it plummeted in value by 27.3 percent to $26 billion.
Some in the scientific community question whether psychology professor Marc D. Hauser, who faces allegations of research misconduct, should keep his teaching position at Harvard.
The QS World University Rankings demoted Harvard to number two.
University President Drew G. Faust announced yesterday that she would continue to support stem-cell research at Harvard despite the setback of a recent court ruling.
Full text of the letter to colleagues in which Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith discloses that Professor Marc D. Hauser has been found "solely responsible" by an investigating committee for eight separate instaces of scientific misconduct in his lab.
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