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University Finances

Harvard Activists Rally, Petition for Divestment From Farmland, Prison Industry

Two divestment activist groups organized on Harvard’s campus last week, calling for ends to the University's farmland holdings and companies connected to the U.S. prison system.

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University Finances

Harvard Management Company Participates in Methane Emissions Reduction Working Group

Amid Harvard’s dismissal of calls for fossil fuel divestment, Harvard Management Company — the group that oversees the University’s $39.2 billion endowment — has been one of the lead investors in a methane emissions reduction working group started in 2017.

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Student Groups

Fossil-Fuel Divestment Petition Garners More than 150 Signatures

Continuing a years-long effort, an online petition calling on Harvard to divest its holdings in the fossil fuel industry had garnered 150 signatures as of Tuesday evening.

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Endowment

Harvard Management Company Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Harvard Management Company announced Sanjeev Daga will take the helm over the University’s $39.2 billion endowment as the firm’s chief operating officer.

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Endowment

Harvard Invests in Cryptocurrency, Report Says

Harvard Management Company, the firm that oversees the University's multi-billion dollar endowment, recently invested in “at least one cryptocurrency fund,” according to a report published by The Information last month.

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Politics

New Harvard Student Campaign Calls on University to Divest From Prisons

The group wants to sever Harvard's "financial ties to the prison-industrial complex by advocating for... total divestment from all corporations whose existence depends on the capture, caging, and control of human beings."

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Endowment

Harvard Grows Revenues, Net Assets, But HMC Chief ‘Not Pleased’ With Endowment Returns

After Harvard's endowment saw the second-worst rate of return on investment in the Ivy League, HMC CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar said in the latest annual financial report that he is "not pleased" with the past year's returns.

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Endowment Returns Across the Ivy League

Endowment Returns Across the Ivy League
Endowment

Harvard Endowment Returns Lag Behind Peers Again

While Harvard’s return on its endowment marked an improvement from last year’s “disappointing” results, the University’s financial growth continues to lag behind its peer institutions.

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Endowment

Experts Plead Patience Over Endowment Results

Experts say it is still too early to take this year’s endowment returns as a bellwether for Harvard Management Company CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar’s strategy.

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Endowment

Harvard Returns 10 Percent on Endowment ‘With Much Work Ahead’

The returns, bringing the endowment's total value to $39.2 billion, mark an improvement from last year’s return of 8.1 percent and a serious turn-around from the loss of $2 billion in fiscal year 2016.

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Harvard’s Farmland Holdings Come Under Fire In New Report

Harvard Management Company has spent more than $1 billion to buy more than 800,000 hectares of farmland, a new report estimates.

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Central Administration

Harvard Investment in Brazil Tangled in Landholding Dispute

A University investment in Brazilian farmland could face a lawsuit as prosecutors review allegations that a Harvard-linked company does not rightfully own the land.

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Endowment

In Drought-Stricken Central California, Harvard Hopes to Turn Water Into Wine

Harvard owns 7,500 acres of vineyards in Cuyama Valley, California. Water scarcity threatens the future of agriculture in the region.

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University Finances

Harvard to Invest $300 Million in Credit Fund

The money will come from Harvard’s endowment; the Boston firm slated to receive the millions dollar-strong backing from the University is Evolution Credit Partners.

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