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There are five new members of the Board of Overseers, and six new directors.


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Federal tax filing reports detail an unusual year for Harvard Management Company—and President Faust.


Financial pressures force the faculty to trim doctoral admissions.

May-June 2017

Still more construction projects on tap

May-June 2017

A state’s pension-plan problems highlight the endowment challenge to realizing Harvard’s goals. 

May-June 2017

Massachusetts Hall

Harvard limits stipend increases to 1.5 percent for the next academic year. 


On the agenda: challenges to endowments and philanthropy

March-April 2017

New leadership begins sweeping change, attempting to improve persistent underperformance.

March-April 2017

N.P. Narvekar

Courtesy of Harvard University

Endowment staff to be reduced by half, and new senior personnel are appointed.