New Fiscal Leader

April 23, 2015

Thomas Hollister named Harvard’s chief financial officer, vice president for finance.

Sustainability-focused trade show promotes best practices

February 4, 2014

Harvard’s first-ever sustainability-focused Operations and Maintenance trade show was held on Tuesday January 21, 2014. The trade show, organized by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Green Program, a partnership between FAS and the Harvard Office for Sustainability, and Harvard Strategic Procurement, was an opportunity to promote best practices in the field, and to unite building managers and facility leaders, who work behind the scenes to optimize building energy systems and performance.

Weekend Confidential: Harvard President Drew Faust

January 31, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Faust on online education, the science boom and why college is worth $60,000

Fifty years ago, the annual cost to attend Harvard University was less than $2,500, or about $18,000 in current dollars. Today a year at Harvard costs almost $60,000, including tuition, room and fees. But as the debate rages over the spiraling cost of college in the U.S.— higher tuition has led to an estimated $1.2 trillion in student debt— Drew Gilpin Faust, the university's president, is ready to stand her ground. It's still worth it, she says—and not just for the lucky few who make it to the elite confines of Harvard Yard.