Harvard Corporation

Central Administration

The Corporation’s New Era

It remains unclear how the historic expansion, announced in December, will impact how the Corporation carries out its work, increases accountability in the aftermath of the financial crisis, and responds to calls for more transparency.

Harvard Corporation

Corporation Taps Three New Members

Three new fellows will join the Harvard Corporation in July, marking the first step in implementing the comprehensive program of Corporation reform.

Harvard Corporation

As Corporation Expands, University Looks for New Members With Specialized Skills

The search for new members of the Harvard Corporation is likely to yield candidates with more specialized areas of expertise, according to senior fellow of the Corporation Robert D. Reischauer ’63.

Student Groups

Harvard to Officially Recognize Naval ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps will be formally recognized by Harvard tomorrow after a 40-year hiatus from campus.

Drew Faust

ACTA Advocates for ROTC Recognition

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has submitted a letter to the Harvard Corporation urging the University to recognize the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

Harvard Law School

Fawaz, Shapiro To Lead Overseers

Leila Fawaz, a Tufts University professor and Middle East scholar, will lead Harvard’s Board of Overseers, one of Harvard’s highest ...



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Harvard Corporation

Harvard Corporation Pushes for Donation Disclosure

Over the past year, the Harvard Corporation voted on 26 shareholder proposals from companies in which the University holds stock, including voting to make several energy companies adopt goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and taking a stand in favor of public disclosure of corporate political contributions.

Central Administration

Harvard Corporation Overhauls Governing Structure

The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—announced on Monday an overhaul to its governance structure that would nearly double its membership and impose term limits.

Drew Faust

Harvard Corporation Announces Historic Overhaul to Governance Structure

The Harvard Corporation—the University’s highest governing body—announced today an overhaul to its governance structure that would nearly double its membership and impose term limits.

Harvard in the World

Harvard Diversifies into Dairy

A recent move almost certainly increased the University’s holdings in powdered milk.

Central Administration

University Expects Endowment Payout to Rise 4%

The University has advised its schools to plan for a 4 percent rise in the value of the endowment payout for the next fiscal year, marking the first yearly increase since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008.

Central Administration

Corporation Releases Univ-Wide Conflict of Interest Policies

For the first time in Harvard history, the Harvard Corporation has adopted a conflict of interest policy to address the financial interests of faculty members on a University-wide basis, officials announced today.

Commencement 2010

A Fresh Addition

In 1976, William F. Lee ’72 owned two suits—a blue Brooks Brothers and a white, bell-bottomed suit that might as well have been pulled from John Travolta’s wardrobe in Saturday Night Fever.