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Photographs of Harvard Forward petition candidates for Board of Overseer: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

From left: Yvette Efevbera, Natalie Unterstell, and Megan Red Shirt-Shaw

Photographs courtesy of Harvard Forward

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Three aspirants for election to the Board of Overseers, under its new rules limiting petition candidates 

11.18.20

Harvard University shield

   

And other changes to Harvard’s COVID-19 workforce policies

11.12.20

Claudine Gay, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

…prompting a different kind of Faculty of Arts and Sciences annual report.

11.3.20

Cover of Harvard fiscal year 2020 nnual Financial Report

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Harvard reports lower revenues and a loss for the year, as the pandemic’s sweeping effects begin to take hold.

10.22.20

Photograph of Harvard Science Center tent where arriving first-year College students began virus-testing procedures

This fall’s welcome to Harvard Yard began with PPE-equipped greeters, virus testing, and pre-isolation meal kits.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

A semester conducted in the shadow of the coronavirus

November-December 2020

Graph shows rise in Harvard endowment over fiscal year from $40.9 billion to $41.9 billion.

The endowment’s recent upward trajectory continued, as it was valued at $41.9 billion at the end of the fiscal year.

The endowment increases to $41.9 billion, and Harvard Management Company reports a 7.3 percent return on investments.

November-December 2020

Graph shows rise in Harvard endowment over fiscal year from $40.9 billion to $41.9 billion.

Harvard Management Company reports a 7.3 percent return on endowment investments.

9.29.20

Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer
Photograph courtesy Michael Kremer/Harvard University

Development economist pulls up roots.

8.24.20

Thomas J. Hollister

Thomas J. Hollister, vice president for finance and Harvard’s CFO, and colleagues are grappling with hundreds of millions of dollars in unbudgeted revenue shortfalls and increased costs.

Paige Brown, Courtesy Tufts Medical Center

In volatile circumstances, plans are upended and remade.

 

8.14.20