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Endowment

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Alumni Write to Bacow Urging New HMC Investment Strategy

Instead of using hedge funds to manage its money, the University should shift half of its $37.1 billion endowment into lower-cost funds tracking the S&P 500, the letter’s signatories argued.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Reaches $750 Million Capital Campaign Goal

Harvard Medical School’s capital campaign reached its $750 million goal earlier this month, administrators announced Wednesday.

University Fundraising in FY 2017
Endowment

Harvard Raised Record-High $1.28 billion in FY 2017, Topping Stanford

Fiscal Year 2017 marks the fourth consecutive year that the University has raised over $1 billion, according to data from the Council for Aid to Education.

Harvard Management Company
Central Administration

Experts Say Impact of Endowment Tax on Harvard Investments Remains Unclear

Experts say the effect of the federal tax on Harvard’s endowment remains unclear as the government continues to work out features of the new law.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

HMC Real Estate Team Spins Off to Bain Capital

Harvard Management Corporation's real estate team will now be housed at Boston private equity firm Bain Capital.

HMC Endowment Composition
Endowment

Univ. Endowment Fell Behind National Average, Report Finds

​Harvard’s endowment returns fell three points below the national average for college and university endowments in fiscal year 2017.

Stand With Puerto Rico
Politics

Stand With Puerto Rico

A protestor waves the Syrian national flag while carrying a sign for the "Stand With Puerto Rico" protest Wednesday afternoon.

Harvard Management Company
GSAS

What the New Tax Plan Means for Harvard

As University affiliates work to understand and respond to the tax plan, here’s a brief explanation of what the bill means for Harvard.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2016
Student Life

Grad Students Relieved Tuition Provision Out of Final Tax Plan

A provision that could have drastically increased graduate students' federal tax burdens did not make it into the final version of Congress’s tax plan for next year.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Harvard to Spin Out Real Estate Management to Bain Capital

​Harvard Management Company will outsource its real estate management team to Boston-based private equity firm Bain Capital.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Politics

Harvard to Pay 'Unprecedented' Endowment Tax

An endowment tax like the one included in Congress's new tax plan—passed Wednesday—would likely have cost Harvard $43 million in fiscal year 2017.

To Serve Better Thy Country
Politics

Faust Lobbies Against GOP Tax Bill in D.C.

Faust made the rounds in Washington to argue “forcefully” against a Republican tax plan that would create significant financial burdens for the University and its affiliates.

Yaz and Cam
College

UC Hosts Phone Bank Against GOP Bill's Proposed Endowment Tax

UC representatives urged fellow students to call and advocate against a provision in the Congressional tax bill that would cost the University millions.

Harvard Management Company
Endowment

Entire Ivy League Outpaces Harvard Endowment in Fiscal Year 2017

​In a year when most institutional investors rode out robust public markets, Harvard’s 8.1 percent investment return for fiscal year 2017 placed it last among Ivy League endowments.

Harvard Management Company
Endowment

Harvard Sheds Portfolio Assets in Fiscal Year 2017

Harvard's annual financial report indicates significant shifts in investment strategy in fiscal year 2017, including the jettisoning of billions in assets.

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