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.
With construction on its huge science facility in Allston halted, Harvard reconsiders its planned expansion there.
Construction continues at the Law School and begins at the Fogg Art Museum.
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.
UPDATED. Other institutions’ endowment results—and further budget cuts—suggest the challenges facing Harvard Management Company and the University.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences lessens its budget problem, but an $80-million financial shortfall remains.
UPDATED. Our roundup also includes news of a gift from Carlos Slim, a favorable ranking of Harvard’s value among colleges, and an audit by the IRS.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith presents his annual report.
The Harvard University Financial Report for fiscal year 2009 documents losses not previously detailed.
The University’s financial crisis is exacerbating existing problems in expanding, coordinating, and technologically improving the collections.
A bit of breathing room for compensation, graduate students, and the library system.
The University will halt construction on its Allston science complex, and—significantly—revisit plans for campus development more broadly.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and four professional schools offer incentives for senior professors to plan their retirements.