Deval L. Patrick, who recently concluded two terms as governor of Massachusetts, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Exercises of Harvard’s 364th Commencement in May.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted a 15.4 percent return and was valued at $36.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. The fiscal year 2014 endowment return was 82 basis points in excess of the 14.6 percent return on the benchmark Policy Portfolio.
Harvard University has posted a new University-wide policy on access to electronic information.
Harvard today announced its decision to sign on to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), becoming the first university endowment in the United States to join the organization. The PRI is recognized as the leading global network for investors who are committed to integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into their investment practices and ownership policies. Harvard Management Company (HMC) will implement the principles in its management of the University’s endowment and related financial assets.
Harvard University announced today that Evergrande Group, an integrated industry leader based in China, has provided Harvard with University-wide, interdisciplinary support for three major initiatives.
Harvard University announced today that its endowment posted an 11.3 percent return and was valued at $32.7 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2013.
Harvard University today activated its new Social Alternative Fund, an option for donors who give special consideration to social responsibility issues ...
Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds announced today that she will step down as dean on July 1, choosing to return to teaching and research in the departments of the History of Science and African and African American Studies.
Harvard University announced today the selection of a mutual fund through which it will invest its new social choice fund.
Letters and email notifications of admission were sent today to 2,029 students, 5.8 percent of the record applicant pool of 35,023.
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Statement by President Drew Faust on Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
Harvard College will increase its financial aid budget for the 2013–14 academic year by $10 million, or 5.8 percent, bringing the total to a record $182 million. Since 2007, Harvard’s investment in financial aid for undergraduates at the College has increased by 88 percent.
Harvard University and Homeowner’s Rehab Inc. (HRI), a Cambridge-based nonprofit, have agreed to terms on a property transfer for the Putnam Square Apartments at 2 Mt. Auburn Streetthat will ensure the building remains affordable housing.
Harvard University announced the extension of the Harvard Allston Partnership Fund (HAPF), bringing an additional $500,000 in grants to local nonprofits that serve and support the Allston-Brighton community.
The U.S. Department of the Navy has presented Harvard President Drew Faust with the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, its highest civilian honor, for leading the move to formal recognition of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps on Harvard’s campus in 2011.
A statement issued by Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith and Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds regarding the role of the ...
The Harvard Union of Clerical & Technical Workers (HUCTW) and Harvard University announced Jan. 17 that they have agreed to engage a team of experienced mediators in an effort to resolve negotiations on a new contract.
Harvard University announced today its intention to create a social choice fund.
Lamont Library will remain open 24/7 during reading period and final exams this academic year, Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds and interim librarian of Harvard College Susan Fliss announced today.
We remain committed to working with the leadership of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) to reach an agreement that ...