A freeze on salary raises for all faculty and non-union staff members as well as a hold on the bulk of current searches for tenure-track and tenured faculty were among the cost-cutting measures announced in a letter circulated to department chairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences yesterday afternoon.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Belt-Tightening at Harvard
Harvard's endowment is so large that, even after heavy stock market losses this year, it's larger than the annual budgets of many countries. Still, though, they try to save a few shekels here and there: