The New York Ivy’s endowment strategy yields a stronger result than Harvard’s.
President Faust on the state of the University, with the financial crisis now in the rearview mirror.
Harvard Management Company reports positive results, following the sharp decline in fiscal year 2009.
Waiting to hear about faculty retirements; a new HUCTW contract; and a cash infusion for the Medical School from its affiliated hospitals
A two-year contract would increase staff members’ compensation.
How high-return endowment policies and increased debt led to liquidity crises—at Harvard and elsewhere
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences faces a smaller, but still multimillion-dollar, deficit.
Harvard Management Company refines its compensation system, and aims to gain more advantageous terms for assets managed externally.
The Arts and Sciences dean explains steps toward budget balance in fiscal year 2012—and concerns from financial aid to deferred capital projects.
On University governance and management
A successor to departing Senior Fellow James R. Houghton
The proliferation of knowledge in new fields and formats challenged Harvard libraries even before the University’s fiscal problems arose.
James R. Houghton, senior fellow of Harvard’s senior governing board, will step down on June 30.
…but more hard work remains to be done.
With construction on its huge science facility in Allston halted, Harvard reconsiders its planned expansion there.