Capital Campaign

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Central Administration

Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Rogers Steps Down

Rogers, who assumed the role in 2007, helped oversee the first University-wide capital campaign, which launched in Sept. 2013 and is set to conclude at the end of June.

Gund Hall
Graduate School of Design

Boston Developer Donates $15 Million to Renovate Gund Hall

Boston developer Ronald M. Druker has donated $15 million to the Harvard Graduate School of Design to renovate and expand Gund Hall, its 45 year-old Quincy St. home.

Faust at Baccalaureate

Faust Speaks on Education Gap in D.C.

The event featured remarks from U.S. Representative John R. Lewis and took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Harvard Law School Admissions
Harvard Law School

Law School Raises $365 Million in Capital Campaign

Since its launch in 2015, Harvard Law School has raised $365 million for its capital campaign.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Raises $706 Million

Harvard Medical School has raised nearly $706 million since the public launch of its capital campaign in Nov. 2014.


Capital Campaign Total Hits $8 Billion With Year to Go

With a year still remaining in its record-shattering capital campaign, Harvard has raised $8 billion in donations.

Falling Money
University Finances

After the Capital Campaign

Though Harvard's capital campaign is scheduled to end next year, some say the money will not—and cannot—stop pouring in.

Falling Money
Capital Campaign

Falling Money

Gifts to Harvard as Percentage of Total Revenue

Gifts to Harvard as Percentage of Total Revenue


Adams House Expected to Begin Renovations in June 2019

Adams construction is expected to overlap slightly with the two years of construction on Lowell House, which is set to begin in June and end in August 2019, according to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Raises $580 Million in Capital Campaign

Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf says the school will focus on funding student financial aid, an ongoing construction project set to finish next winter, and developing programs that engage with “digital technology and governance.”

University Finances

Court Orders Harvard to Provide Donor’s Financial Information

Charles C. Spackman ’94, a prominent Harvard donor, has been accused of defrauding investors while reaping a personal profit of approximately $100 million.

Massachusetts Hall
Harvard Business School

With Additional Target, Business School Charts Separate Fundraising Course

In an apparent deviation from the rest of Harvard's fundraising practices, the Business School announced last week that it will seek to raise an additional $300 million after having reached its $1 billion goal.

Mike Smith at Convocation

FAS Will Cut Grad Student Admissions by 4.4 Percent

The "drying up of some funds" has prompted Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to reduce the number of admissions slots for graduate students this year.

University Fundraising in FY2016

University Fundraising in FY2016