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Cambridge City Council

Rising School Budget Sparks Worries Among Cambridge City Councilors

Rising Cambridge Public Schools budgets sparked worries among some City Councilors and School Committee members during a joint roundtable discussion Monday.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Manager Unveils $882 Million Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal

The Cambridge City Council discussed the fiscal year 2024 budget and a policy order requesting a zoning petition at a meeting Monday.

Cambridge Public Schools Administrative Center
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge School Committee Adopts Revised FY 2024 Budget Following Parent Input

The Cambridge Public School Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a revised fiscal year 2024 budget, while will add additional funding for education paraprofessionals, scaled-up learning time programs, and school improvement budgets at various campuses across the district.

Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay
FAS

FAS Dean Gay Says She Feels ‘Encouraged’ for the Future of Race-Conscious Admissions After SCOTUS Hearings

After Monday’s Supreme Court hearings for the pair of anti-affirmative action lawsuits, Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay said she “felt encouraged” that the case for race-conscious admissions “was laid out in a really compelling way” in an interview Wednesday.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Forges Ahead with Participatory Budgeting Despite Pandemic

​​​​​​​Despite pandemic-related limitations, Cambridge will proceed with its annual round of participatory budgeting, City Manager Louis A. DePasquale said in a press release last week.

Athletics Complex
Budgets

Athletics Halts Capital Projects, Considers Further Budget Cuts

In the face of a financial crisis, Harvard Athletics has deferred all capital projects and is considering other cost-cutting moves.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Allocates Wintersession Funds, Retain Full Control Over Eligibility

The UC voted to allocate $15,000 to student programming during Wintersession — the period marking the last 10 days of winter break — at its meeting Sunday.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Will Sell Some Property to Alleviate Debt

“The hope is that the proceeds from the sale of that building will allow us to pay off a significant part of our debt," Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 said.

Cambridge City Council

Cambridge FY17 Budget Includes Millions for Local Renovations

Cambridge city councillors lauded a recently proposed $574 million city budget for the 2017 fiscal year that appropriated millions of dollars for projects in Harvard Square, and increased educational funding while holding property taxes relatively steady.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Fellow Proposes Reforms to the T

The report, authored by Charles Chieppo, a fellow at the Ash Center, outlines several steps that the transportation service should take to reduce costs and increase ridership

City Politics

Cambridge Residents Vote on $500,000 Participatory Budget

For the city's first participatory budget, Cambridge residents 12 and up will be able to vote on projects proposed by residents for city improvements.

Central Administration

Health Benefits Plan Will ‘Likely’ Change in Future, Committee Members Say

Members of the committee that recommended controversial changes to Harvard’s non-union health benefits plan said it will likely change in the future.

Loeb House
Endowment

Riding Fundraising Wave, Harvard Posts Small Surplus

Harvard’s small surplus is a move into the black after recent years of deficits large and small. The progress was largely fueled by the first public year of fundraising for the Harvard Campaign.

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Undergraduate Council

Following Dispute, Eliot Strikes Last-Minute Accord with UC on HoCo Funding

Eliot House Committee leaders agreed midday Thursday to allow their proposed budget to be published by the Undergraduate Council alongside other House committee budgets, but only after a tense back-and-forth.

Harvard Law School

Law School CFO To Leave for Bates College

The Law School’s chief financial officer, Geoffrey S. Swift, has been named vice president for finance and administration and treasurer of Bates College, the school announced.

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