Tag: Harvard

Harvard Endowment Performance 2019

Harvard announced their endowment figures last week. HMC [Harvard Management Company], which invests the University’s endowment and other financial assets, announced today that during fiscal 2019, the endowment’s value increased 4.3 percent, to...

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Gift Policy at Harvard

Should a school return a gift years after accepting it? When asked for the gift policy, [University spokesperson Jonathan L.] Swain offered a statement instead. “The gift policy is designed to ensure that no gift to Harvard will provide a donor...

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Endowment Purpose at Harvard

Three years ago, Congress asked 56 schools to provide more information on their endowments. Harvard published their response online. The Harvard University endowment is not a single account, but rather is made up of more than 13,000 individual...

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Restructuring Pay at Harvard Endowment

How much does a University President make? How about an endowment chief? Who makes more? Faust Made $1.7 Million in 2017, Bacow’s Salary As President Unknown Until 2020, The Harvard Crimson Harvard Endowment CEO Reaps $9.3 Million Payday in...

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Commercializing Research at Harvard

The effort to commercialize research has a long, haphazard history in higher ed. But schools such as Harvard, Stanford, and MIT organize their commercialization efforts through one department. At Harvard that department is called the Office of...

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Harvard President on Divestment

“Harvard presidents have long maintained that the University’s endowment is not an appropriate tool for enacting social change despite persistent calls from activists, most recently to withdraw holdings from the fossil fuel and private...

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