Letter from the Editors: Is Harvard Worth It?
Six and a half billion dollars. Is Harvard worth it?
Three-Story Campus Center Expected To Open in 2018, Holyoke Center Renamed
The center, which has been renamed after donors Richard A. Smith ’46 and his wife Susan F. Smith, will undergo construction beginning in 2016.
William F. Lee To Serve as Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow
Intellectual property lawyer and Harvard Corporation member William F. Lee ’72 will lead the Corporation starting in the summer of 2014, the University announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon.
Faust Letter Leaves Divestment Advocates Unsatisfied
Less than a week after University President Drew G. Faust released a letter reaffirming the University stance against divestment from fossil fuels, divestment advocates said they remain unsatisfied with Faust’s position and will continue their activism.
Faust Letter Reaffirms, Justifies University's Anti-Divestment Stance
The letter serves as Faust’s first formal rebuttal to months of petitions and protests from both students and alumni groups pushing for divestment of Harvard’s $33 billion endowment from fossil fuel companies.
Faust Criticizes Obama's Financial Aid Proposal
University President Drew G. Faust criticized President Barack Obama’s proposal to tie federal financial aid to government-created college rankings, a legislative goal that Obama has championed as a key step to making college more affordable.
Harvard Endowment Rises to $32.7 Billion
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.
With Faculty Superstars and a Famous Dropout, Harvard Launches Capital Campaign’s Public Phase
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.
Harvard Campaign Aims To Raise Record-Breaking $6.5 Billion
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.