The institutional master plan notification form Harvard filed in October 2012 no longer relies on debt-financing or unrealistic endowment payouts.
A reporting change reflects the upheaval in Harvard’s finances.
Harvard divests the Arsenal on the Charles complex, in Watertown—once considered swing space in its ambitious Allston growth plans.
The Chao Family Foundation donates $40 million for an executive-education facility and fellowships.
The University previews a 10-year expansion plan for its Allston campus.
Harvard will build housing and resume construction of a science building, submitting a new Institutional Master Plan by October.
University aims to renew work on a science center, and to build housing
The Allston Work Team’s development recommendations have been endorsed by the Harvard Corporation.
A multiyear process of planning, community engagement, and prospective development is outlined.
The University has issued a new set of recommendations for its landholdings there.
Commercial development of housing, a “private-sector enterprise research campus,” and a hotel and conference center would replace much of the academic expansion Harvard envisioned earlier.
The University explores co-development in Allston that might help fund science research there, and possibly a move by the Harvard School of Public Health.
An overseer for envisioning Harvard’s building priorities in Cambridge, Allston, and Longwood Medical Area
A new education residence, a center to support academic and community entrepreneurship, and further (revised) plans for Harvard’s Allston holdings
Christopher M. Gordon, who came to the University when campus expansion was on the fast track, leaves in an era of readjusted expectations.