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Investing in Intellectual Ambition

From its very founding, thought leadership has been as important to the mission of Harvard Business School as its educational programs. Today, HBS faculty members are continuing this intellectual ambition. See How


News & Announcements

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Harvard receives its largest gift


John A. Paulson (MBA 1980) is giving $400 million to endow Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, securing the vision for Allston-based innovation.


Harvard Business School Holds Topping Off Ceremony for Klarman Hall


Harvard Business School held a topping off ceremony for Klarman Hall, a new convening center expected to open in 2018 at the southeastern end of campus.


Harvard Business School Inaugurates New Executive Education Center


Harvard Business School (HBS) inaugurated its new anchor building in the Executive Education program - Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center—with a dedication ceremony on June 6, 2016.


Connell Family Donates $10 Million to HBS for Curriculum Innovation


A major gift from the family of the late Boston businessman William F. Connell (MBA 1963) will make the second year of the MBA Program a deeper, more cohesive, and more innovative experience.

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Kenneth Griffin Makes Largest Gift in Harvard College History


Kenneth Griffin (AB 1989), founder and CEO of Citadel, made a $150 million gift principally focused on supporting Harvard’s financial aid program. The gift also established the Griffin Professorship of Business Administration at HBS.

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Tata Open for Business


Tata Hall, named for Ratan Tata (AMP 71, 1975), features classroom and gathering spots, as well as housing, for Executive Education participants.


Making A Difference


The impact of HBS extends far beyond campus—our alumni, faculty, and students are leaders in business and society. Find out about the newly released collection of their stories that demonstrates how they are making a difference in the world.

Recognizing Donors & Volunteers

Serving with Purpose and Pride

Serving with Purpose and Pride


As the School’s chief fundraising volunteers for the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation, Ashley Garrett and Alan Jones (both MBA 1987) are eager to share the case for alumni annual giving and its immediate impact and critical role in driving innovation and new initiatives.


Constant Inspiration


Ellen Guidera (MBA 1986) has played an active role in the evolution of the HBS immersive student learning experience.


Expanding Horizons


For Nishant Sharma (MBA 2006), cofounder and managing director of Kedaara Capital Advisors LLP in Mumbai, the impact of HBS has been significant.


Nurturing Emerging Scholars and Leaders


HBS’s focus on innovation connected Bob Doris (MBA 1977/JD 1978) and Mary Sauer more deeply with the School. “We are very impressed with the work HBS is doing to foster a startup culture at the School and across Harvard,” says Doris.