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Earnings of Harvard Management Company Employees, 2021

Earnings of Highest Compensated Employees and Key Administrators, 2021

Harvard Lobbying Expenditures 1999-2022

Ivy League Federal Lobbying Expenditures 2016-2022

Ivy League Lobbying Expenditures Image 2022

Ivy League Lobbying Expenditures Image 2022

Ivy League Federal Lobbying Expenditures 2022

Ivy League Lobbying Expenditures By Quarter 2022

Claudine Gay Introduced as Harvard's Next President

Claudine Gay Makes History as First Black Harvard President

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Claudine Gay made her second historic first on Thursday when Harvard announced her selection as the University’s 30th president — the first person of color to hold the role.

Hollister on Widener Steps
Central Administration

Harvard Facing Rising Expenses Due to Inflation, University CFO Says

Harvard Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview Wednesday the University is now facing rising costs “across the board” as the school’s expenses are “bouncing back.”

Esperanza Spalding

Jazz Musician Esperanza Spalding to Depart Harvard

Prominent jazz musician Esperanza E. Spalding, a professor of the practice in Harvard’s Music Department, announced in a Monday email to department affiliates that she will depart the University following disapproval of her proposal for “decolonial education.”

Thomas Hollister
Central Administration

Harvard CFO Thomas Hollister To Retire in June 2023

Harvard Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer Thomas J. Hollister will step down and retire at the end of the academic year after eight years serving in the role.

Harvard Endowment Investment Returns and Benchmarks By Asset Class

Harvard Management Company
Central Administration

Missing from Harvard’s Annual Endowment Report This Year: Underlying Data

Each fall, Harvard releases an annual financial report that provides insights into the University’s budget and investment strategy. For years, the endowment section of the report looked largely the same, with data on HMC’s targets, as well as returns across asset categories. But this fall, it abandoned the longtime practice of disclosing investment performance by asset class.

Mass. Hall New Angle
University Finances

Harvard Ended Fiscal Year 2022 with $406 Million Budget Surplus as Revenues Exceeded Pre-Pandemic Levels

Harvard ended fiscal year 2022 with a $406 million budget surplus, its largest in at least the last two decades, as revenues rose above pre-pandemic levels following two consecutive years of decline.

University Finances

By the Numbers: Harvard’s FY 2022 Financials

In fiscal year 2022, the value of Harvard’s endowment dropped by $2.3 billion while the University’s revenue streams rebounded. See the highlights from Harvard’s Annual Financial Report below.