Coronavirus

Harvard Will Cut Endowment Payout, Draw on Restricted Funds in FY2021 to Mitigate Revenue Shortfall

The Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — moved to reduce the endowment payout for Fiscal Year 2021 by 2 percent and to make a special assessment of restricted assets as it projects a $750 million revenue shortfall.


Grad Union Offers ‘Comprehensive Compromise Proposal’ Including Compensation Provisions

Harvard’s graduate student union offered a “comprehensive compromise proposal” to the University in a virtual bargaining session Thursday afternoon, bargaining committee member Lee Kennedy-Shaffer wrote in an email update to members Saturday.


Harvard’s Fall Semester Planning ‘Likely to Vary by School,’ Bacow Says

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview with The Crimson Friday that Harvard administrators are considering “all possible scenarios” as they plan for the fall semester but that plans are “likely to vary by school.”


Radcliffe Institute Names 42 Incoming Fellows

Havard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study released its list of fellows for the 2020-2021 school year Friday, naming 42 scholars from a wide range of disciplines from health policy, climate change, and astronomy, to poetry and cartoons.

Five Takeaways from Harvard College’s Fall Planning Town Hall

Harvard College hosted a town hall Tuesday afternoon for affiliates to hear about the administration’s planning process for what is certain to be a singular fall semester.

Grad Union Offers ‘Comprehensive Compromise Proposal’ Including Compensation Provisions

Harvard’s graduate student union offered a “comprehensive compromise proposal” to the University in a virtual bargaining session Thursday afternoon, bargaining committee member Lee Kennedy-Shaffer wrote in an email update to members Saturday.

Harvard’s Fall Semester Planning ‘Likely to Vary by School,’ Bacow Says

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview with The Crimson Friday that Harvard administrators are considering “all possible scenarios” as they plan for the fall semester but that plans are “likely to vary by school.”

Seeking Purpose Amid Pandemic, Harvard Undergrads Reimagine Summer Plans

After evacuating the College in mid-March, undergraduates are adapting to cancelled internships and remote programming and even taking relief efforts into their own hands.

Radcliffe Institute Names 42 Incoming Fellows

Havard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study released its list of fellows for the 2020-2021 school year Friday, naming 42 scholars from a wide range of disciplines from health policy, climate change, and astronomy, to poetry and cartoons.

Student Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Harvard Following Coronavirus Closure

A student filed a $5 million dollar class action lawsuit against Harvard Wednesday alleging the University provided inadequate education after sending students home due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Town and Gown Cooperate

As the coronavirus pandemic forces retailers to close and students to evacuate campus, the city of Cambridge must rely more heavily on the University to weather the pandemic.