Harvard University

Registered Name
President and Fellows of Harvard College
Tax ID


Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,700 undergraduate students and about 15,250 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning. Its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. The university is often cited as the world's top tertiary institution by most publishers.

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Annual Budget
June 2018
+1% Growth
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Education and Other Institutional Activities


Harvard university (the "university") is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education with approximately 7,544 undergraduate and 15,443 graduate students. The university includes the faculty of arts and sciences (harvard college), the john a. Paulson school of engineering and applied sciences, the division of continuing education, ten graduate and professional schools, the radcliffe institute for advanced study, a variety of research museums and institutes, and an extensive library system to support the teaching and research activities of the harvard community.

Sponsored Research Activities


The range of research activities at harvard is broad and deep. Harvard scholars conduct research in almost every field, and seek to expand human knowledge through analysis, innovation, and insight. As reported on part viii, research is supported by federal grants (line 1e), non-federal sponsored grants (line 1f) and non-federal sponsored contracts (line 2b). The university's principal source of federal sponsored funds is the department of health and human services. The university also has many non-federal sources of sponsored awards, grants, and contracts, including research institutes, foundations, state and local governments, foreign governments, and corporations. Sponsored grants and contracts normally provide for the recovery of direct and indirect costs.


Drew Gilpin Faust President/fellow
Paul J. Finnegan Treasurer/fellow
Paul Andrew V.P. Public Affairs and Comm.
Alan M. Garber Provost
Marc L. Goodheart V.P. and Secretary of the University
Marilyn M. Hausammann V.P. for Human Resources
Thomas J. Hollister V.P. for Finance and C.f.o.
Robert W. Iuliano Senior V.P. and General Counsel; Deputy To the President
Katherine N. Lapp Executive Vice President
Anne H. Margulies V.P. and Chief Information Officer
Tamara Elliott Rogers V.P. for Alumni Affairs and Development
Leah Rosovsky V.P. for Strategy and Programs
Sarah E. Thomas V.P. for the Harvard Library
Meredith Weenick V.P. for Campus Services
Lawrence S. Bacow Fellow; Senior Fellow at Hks
James W. Breyer Fellow
Kenneth I. Chenault Fellow
Susan L. Graham Fellow
William F. Lee Fellow
Jessica T. Mathews Fellow
Joseph J. O'donnell Fellow
David M. Rubenstein Fellow
Shirley M. Tilghman Fellow
Theodore V. Wells Jr. Fellow
Karen Gordon Mills Fellow; Senior Fellow at Hbs
George Q. Daley Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Nitin Nohria Dean, Faculty of Business
Michael D. Smith Dean, Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Lynda M. Applegate Faculty
Julio J. Rotemberg Faculty
John A. Quelch Faculty
Vikram H. Patel Faculty
Gordon J. Fishell Faculty
Jeffrey S. Flier Former Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Barbara J. Mcneil Former Acting Dean, Faculty of Medicine
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