Harvard Corporation

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.