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Thomas J. Mete

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The State Legislature Is Considering an Endowment Tax. Experts Say It Could ‘Cripple’ Harvard

The Massachusetts state legislature is set to move ahead later this month with a university endowment tax bill that some experts described as potentially catastrophic for academic institutions like Harvard and MIT.

Ivy League Federal Lobbying Expenditure Rose 12% in 2023, Harvard Spent $530,000

Harvard spent $530,000 on lobbying the federal government in 2023, the lowest amount spent by the University in the past nine years.

Michael Chae ’90, Blackstone CFO, Joins Harvard Management Company’s Board of Directors

The Harvard Corporation — the University’s highest governing body — tapped Michael S. Chae ’90, chief financial officer of Blackstone, to become the newest member of the Harvard Management Company’s board of directors.

Harvard Attracts Investors, Selling $750 Million in Taxable Bonds

After two credit rating agencies affirmed the University’s AAA rating, Harvard sold $750 million in taxable bonds at an advantageous rate, demonstrating strong investor faith in the school despite weathering a series of scandals last fall.

Nikki in Needham: Haley Holds Rally Ahead of Decisive Super Tuesday Vote

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley discussed abortion laws, immigration reform, and rising national debt during a campaign stop in the Commonwealth as part of a last-ditch effort to mobilize support ahead of a crucial Republican primary on Tuesday.