The returns, which apply to fiscal year 2013, mark vast improvement from the previous fiscal year, during which the endowment’s value declined slightly to $30.7 billion.
An afternoon packed with star-studded events for Harvard’s alumni and donors kicked off the public phase of Harvard’s potentially record-breaking capital campaign on Saturday.
The University has already raised $2.8 billion in donations and pledges from more than 90,000 supporters in the fundraising drive’s quiet phase.
University alumni and donors from around the world are flocking to the Square this weekend to celebrate Saturday’s public launch of The Harvard Campaign—widely predicted to be the largest fundraising drive in University history.
Chinese history professor Peter K. Bol will assume the newly created position of Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 announced in an email to Harvard faculty on Monday morning.
You've probably heard by now that Former University President Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Chairmanship of the Federal Reserve. But you may be wondering why so many people at Harvard care, or perhaps you're just curious about what the Fed Chair does, anyway. You shouldn't have to ask those questions out loud, so Flyby's asked them for you here; and better yet, we've provided answers.
The former University President shared his decision with President Obama in a phone call on Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal.
University President Drew G. Faust said the donor's name will be revealed in an announcement later this fall.
In a speech Tuesday, the University President conveyed a mixed outlook for higher education, describing both the challenges and opportunities facing Harvard.
The Committee may eventually demand that Harvard release data from a study that has been used to justify nearly two decades of Environmental Protection Agency regulations on air pollution.
Men in Harvard’s incoming Class of 2017 expect to earn far more money after graduation than their female classmates expect to earn, according to a Crimson survey of the freshman class that arrived on campus last week.
With the term of current chair Ben S. Bernanke ’75 drawing to a close, former University president Larry Summers is likely to be nominated as the next Federal Reserve chairman, a source close to the Obama administration told CNBC last week.
The interim protocols require searches of Harvard email accounts to be thoroughly recorded and approved by an accountable administrator.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith said through a spokesperson Wednesday that he believes he opened but did not closely read an email detailing plans for a controversial search that he has said and continues to maintain he had no knowledge of until six months after it was conducted.
Speculation that the resume of University professor Lawrence H. Summers might lengthen swirled this week after the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that he was interested in heading the Federal Reserve.