Gautam S. Kumar
Harvard’s endowment returns of 21.4 percent in fiscal year 2011, announced last week, beat benchmarks and were the highest in recent memory.
A new set of regulations that will govern faculty members’ off-campus commitments will be introduced by the end of this academic year.
Harvard’s endowment posted a 21.4 percent gain for fiscal year 2011, bringing the endowment’s value up to $32 billion.
Harvard topped the list of the best colleges in the U.S. for the sixth year in a row, but it will now share the title with Princeton, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 ranking.
The new deficit figure was revealed at a meeting late last week with Leslie A. Kirwan, dean of Administration and Finance for FAS. Dean of FAS Michael D. Smith is expected to announce the number at the Oct. 4 Faculty meeting, according to FAS spokesperson Jeff Neal.
Across the country, Americans gathered to remember the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
When I came back from school that September 12th, my father told me—not out of paranoia or fear, but out of rational precaution—that I should begin carrying a photocopy of my passport in my wallet from here on out, as an official ID. I still keep the ten-year-old folded paper in my pocket.
After two years of concentrating on everything from cutting visiting lecturers to trimming paper supplies, departments are turning their focus back on curricular and academic development.
In the three weeks since Google began hosting @college webmail accounts, 98 percent of the 5,610 students using @college email addresses made the switch.
Anna Hazare, a so-called Gandhian activist, recently ended his 12-day fast for an anti-corruption bill in India that is, at best, an ineffective piece of legislation. At worst, it’s a damning law that will curse the government into even more crippling corruption.
Stein has staked out a series of positions that fall to the left of the Obama administration’s economic policy, which may make it difficult for him to gain confirmation before the Senate.
Hauser's resignation from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences ends a career at Harvard that began with promise but was marred by a research misconduct investigation.
By the middle of August, Gmail will replace the webmail client currently designated for most undergraduate email accounts but used by a fraction of those students.
John Devir, a highly touted recent hire, will not be joining Harvard Management Company and has instead accepted an offer at a California firm.
Harvard University Information Technology, a new consolidated group, hopes to provide better support for faculty and students.