President Faust on Harvard’s finances, intellectual momentum, and future
Harvard Management Company president Jane Mendillo offers an update
Short takes on recent news
University of California EVP succeeds Edward C. Forst ’82.
Reunioners and seniors of 2009 give the University a welcome assist.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences tackles a massive budget crisis.
Understanding the University’s financial challenges—beyond the endowment’s fall
A Harvard fixture bites the dust.
With the endowment down sharply and employee compensation accounting for nearly half of University expenses recently, the administration plans to trim staff jobs.
School-specific news on layoffs; FAS cost-cutting working groups; and the endowment’s forward commitments
The University has begun laying off employees, part of its efforts to reduce costs to cope with the projected 30 percent decline in the value of the endowment.
The University has disclosed information on the staff members, by school, who were offered and who accepted its voluntary early-retirement incentive program.
Updated May 28. Executive Vice President Ed Forst, who joined Harvard last fall and helped shape the University’s financial strategy, is returning to New York.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences gave some details of initial efficiency measures—one-third of the savings it must effect.
At a “town hall” meeting for Faculty of Arts and Sciences professors, staff members, and students, Dean Michael Smith outlined daunting financial challenges, even after modest budget savings already effected and larger ones planned for the next academic year.