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Photograph of entrance to Loeb House, where Harvard governing boards convene

Loeb House, where the governing boards convene 

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/ Caroline Culler


Responses to Harvard Magazine’s questionnaire about the University’s challenges and opportunities—and Overseers’ role in leading the institution forward


Thomas J. Hollister

Thomas J. Hollister, vice president for finance and Harvard’s CFO, and colleagues are grappling with hundreds of millions of dollars in unbudgeted revenue shortfalls and increased costs.

Paige Brown, Courtesy Tufts Medical Center

In volatile circumstances, plans are upended and remade.



Time to rethink the campus-development agenda?

September-October 2020

Harvard Seal

The annual report details administrators’ and endowment investment managers’ compensation.


Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago


Portrait photograph of Nancy Coleman

Nancy Coleman 
Photograph by Michelle Dunham Photography

A new leader for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ large extension operation


The choices and challenges facing the University and the Harvard community


“[W]e will not be pursuing any furloughs or layoffs of our employees at this time,” executive vice president Katie Lapp wrote in an email. 


What Harvard has already learned from the pandemic—and strategic challenges to come

July-August 2020