Crimson staff writer
Christine Y. Cahill
Class of 2016 Wedding Bells
Hear from seven members of the Class of 2016 who are married or engaged to be married soon.
Officials Defend Harvard's Payments to Local Governments
Local government officials criticized the University for failing to fulfill the whole request, referring to what can feel like a “one-sided” sense of appreciation.
Harvard Makes Arrangements for Possible Ebola Scenarios, Despite Low Risk
The University is working on arrangements to house students from at-risk countries who would not be advised to return home during winter break.
Stephen Blyth Named Next President and CEO of Management Company
Blyth, who is currently a managing director and head of public markets at HMC as well as a professor of statistics, will assume the role Jan. 1, 2015.
Endowment Grows to $36.4B with 15.4 Percent Return
The investment gains leave Harvard’s endowment just short of its $36.9 billion peak, which was reached in June of 2008, before the global financial crisis.
Rogers Defends Management Co. Compensation in Letter to Alumni
Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development Tamara E. Rogers ’74 defended the compensation of top managers of the Harvard Management Company in a letter sent late last week to a group of alumni that had previously criticized the University's investment arm.
With Naming Rights on the Table, Harvard Gave Its Price
With the christening of the T. H. Chan School, Harvard has joined the ranks of institutions around the world that have traded naming rights for philanthropy.
For Chan, Gift Was a Lifetime in the Making
For years, Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School of Public Health who will unveil a $350 million donation to the school Monday afternoon, has used his financial resources to support research in the sciences.
Money and Morals at HMC
A year of protests and conflicts reveals the divergent conceptions of responsible investment at Harvard.
Has HMC Lost Its Edge?
At Harvard Management Company, the stakes are high, especially during Harvard’s record-seeking capital campaign. But in contrast to the record yields HMC enjoyed from 1990 until the financial crisis, the company’s recent returns—which influence Harvard’s financial strength more than any donor can—now straddle the national average.