Paul L. Choi ’86, a Chicago-based lawyer, takes the reigns of the association during a University-wide $6.5 billion capital campaign—the largest in Harvard’s history that would be a record in higher education.
The gift will establish a permanent endowment for SEAS—which will now be known as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences—as the school prepares to move into new facilities in Allston, Harvard announced on Wednesday.
The five alumni, who will serve six-year terms as Overseers, are R. Martin Chávez ’85, Fernande R. V. Duffly, Brian Greene ’84, Beth Y. Karlan ’78, and John Silvanus Wilson Jr.
In a year of campus challenges to her leadership, Drew Faust’s tactical side was on full display. The strategy of public non-engagement favored by Harvard’s eighth-year president has supporters fawning but some campus constituencies feeling disrespected.
Spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year, Harvard pulls out all the stops as it seeks to break a fundraising record.
A historic gift brings the School of Public Health promise for the future and optimism for the present.
Hunter will take the reins in the middle of Harvard’s University-wide capital campaign and as the school allocates funding from its recent $350 million gift from Gerald L. Chan—the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.
Harvard has filed a lawsuit against several commercial websites for alleged copyright infringement of materials from HBX, the Business School's digital learning platform.
Since-promoted Harvard Management Company president and CEO Stephen Blyth received $11.5 million in compensation in 2013, about double his compensation of $5.3 million in 2012.
The group blocked entrances to the administrative building for the second time this semester in protest of the appointment of new University Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister, who is a former oil executive.
Harvard will pay for partial cleanup of high levels of arsenic found in portions of land sold to the town of Weston.
Harvard named Boston banker Thomas J. Hollister the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance on Wednesday, concluding a months-long search for the new executive, according to a press release.
Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.
PETA argued that the inadequate care at the center violated Massachusetts’s cruelty-to-animals legislation and urged the district attorney to “pursue charges against the experimenters responsible for overseeing the animals’ care.”