After a Harvard Management Company official said that the natural resources portfolio is "pausing" investments in fossil fuels, the University maintained that the remarks did not represent a change in investment strategy.
As Harvard cuts the size of its internal workforce and begins to outsource its funds to more expensive external managers, Harvard Management Company will begin to more closely resemble investment offices at Yale and other peer institutions.
As Harvard seeks to cope with disappointing endowment returns from last fiscal year, some of the University's twelve constituent schools will be harder hit than others.
Students have launched a new effort urging Harvard to divest—this time taking aim at the University’s holdings in private prison stocks.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura T. Healey ’92 will lead this year’s Commencement exercises as the chief marshal.
An alumni coalition focused on increasing diversity at Harvard endorsed five candidates in this year’s Board of Overseers election.
Two members of Divest Harvard sit in front of an entrance to University Hall Wednesday morning. The group is demanding that Harvard divest from the coal industry.
Around 20 members of Divest Harvard blockaded entrances to University Hall Wednesday in protest of Harvard’s stance on investing in the coal industry.
Months after announcing it would radically revise its investment strategy by the end of the fiscal year, Harvard Management Company will invest at least $300 million into a hedge fund formed by some of its former money managers.
David Rockefeller '36 donated at least $140 million to the University, making him one of Harvard's most generous financial supporters.
What is Harvard thinking? We definitely don't think reading literature from the Middle Ages is a good social event alternative.
The chief executive of Harvard Management Company, will receive nearly $6 million in compensation from the University per year over the next three years.
Members the Class of 1981 suggested significant changes to Harvard Management Company’s investment philosophy in a letter to Faust.
"The sense was that the fees that would be charged by external managers in relationship to the insight and success of external managers was worth undertaking,” Faust said.
Weeks after the Harvard Management Company announced its intent to lay off nearly half of its 230-person staff, three of the firm’s investment managers will leave the company to form their own hedge funds, according to Bloomberg.