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.
The Harvard University Financial Report for fiscal year 2009 documents losses not previously detailed.
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith presents his annual report.
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.
The intellectually extraordinary but decentralized system needs administrative, financial, and technological reorganization, according to the Task Force on University Libraries.
A status report on the state of the endowment
An early-semester financial talk by the dean
President Faust opens the academic year with a State of the University address.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith outlines academic progress and details financial problems in his 2009 annual report.
The endowment, the University’s cash accounts, large swap losses, and more.