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Harvard Finances

Books and Budgets

The proliferation of knowledge in new fields and formats challenged Harvard libraries even before the University’s fiscal problems arose.

Arrested Development

With construction on its huge science facility in Allston halted, Harvard reconsiders its planned expansion there.

The Corporation Changes

James R. Houghton, senior fellow of Harvard’s senior governing board, will step down on June 30.

Further Financial Fallout

The Harvard University Financial Report for fiscal year 2009 documents losses not previously detailed.

Libraries on the Edge

The University’s financial crisis is exacerbating existing problems in expanding, coordinating, and technologically improving the collections.

Allston Development on Ice

The University will halt construction on its Allston science complex, and—significantly—revisit plans for campus development more broadly.