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University Finances

Harvard Raises $639M Despite Tough Economy

Despite a shaky economy, Harvard raised a record setting $639 million during the 2011 fiscal year, the third-largest amount ever accrued in the University’s history.

This week's Scrutiny: Racelessness

This week's Scrutiny: Racelessness

Zoe A.Y. Weinberg '13 writes about racelessness in this week's scrutiny.

Harvard in the World

Faust Joins Talks In D.C.

University President Drew G. Faust extended a hand to business partners Wednesday to stress the importance of American innovation at Bloomberg Business Roundtable on day two of her Washington, D.C. trip.


Warren Campaign Makes Gains on Brown

Elizabeth Warren’s Senate campaign scored two big victories this week with the release of poll numbers that show her in a dead heat with Republican Senator Scott Brown and a high-profile endorsement.

Harvard in the World

Faust Urges Supercommittee Against Cuts to Student Aid and Research

Visiting Capitol Hill, University President Drew G. Faust will urge members of the so-called Congressional supercommittee to avoid cuts to federal funding for student aid and research.


In Debate, Warren Stays On Message, But Isn't Clear Victor

Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Warren emerged unscathed—but not the clear victor—in the first real test of her fledgling Senate campaign at a debate Tuesday night at UMass Lowell.

Harvard Veterans
Drew Faust

In Rapprochement, University Hosts Welcome Reception For Veterans

For the first time in decades, Harvard hosted on Friday a “welcome reception” for students who are veterans, marking yet another step in the University’s recent efforts to repair relations with the military after nearly forty years of tension.

Fair Value of Endowment

Analysis: Despite Performance, HMC Portfolio To Be Tested Over Next Fiscal Year

Harvard’s endowment returns of 21.4 percent in fiscal year 2011, announced last week, beat benchmarks and were the highest in recent memory.

South Boston's Take on Elizabeth Warren

South Boston's Take on Elizabeth Warren

South Boston's Take on Elizabeth Warren
Harvard in the City

In South Boston, Warren Vies for Swing Vote

South Boston, a long-time stronghold of conservative Democrats, will likely be a key battle ground in the upcoming 2012 Senate race between incumbent Republican Scott Brown and Warren, the undisputed Democratic front runner.

Harvard Law School

Mass. GOP Urges Faust To Withhold Warren's Pay

The Massachusetts Republican party has urged the University to withhold Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren’s salary while she runs in the upcoming election for the Massachusetts Senate seat currently occupied by Scott Brown.

HMC graph
Central Administration

Harvard Endowment Jumps 21.4 Percent

Harvard’s endowment posted a 21.4 percent gain for fiscal year 2011, bringing the endowment’s value up to $32 billion.

Student Groups

Hopes High for More Cadets with Return of NROTC

The return of the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to campus after nearly 40 years has some hopeful that—although many logistical kinks are still to be worked out—current cadets may soon have more peers in the program.

Student Groups

Harvard Officially Welcomes ROTC

After nearly four decades, Harvard has officially welcomed the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps back to campus. A ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon celebrated the opening of a satellite office for the Navy on Harvard’s campus.

Larry Summers

Leaked Book Critiques Obama

A tell-all book leaked over the weekend is stirring controversy due to its portrayal of the Obama White House during the financial crisis as rife with internal conflict and jockeying between economic bigwigs.