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Priorities

This campaign is our time to encourage, embrace, and lead change. These six priorities provide a framework for the FAS's ambitions in the coming years. Each priority is an essential component of Harvard’s efforts to provide an unparalleled undergraduate and graduate education for the 21st century.

Our priorities are clear and urgent. We cannot wait or hesitate to act. We must invest now, in our ability to create leaders, to advance knowledge, and to improve learning. That is how Harvard will shape the future.

  • Dean's Leadership Fund

    Dean’s Leadership Fund

    The Dean’s Leadership Fund provides unrestricted funds that can be used immediately and flexibly, giving Harvard the capacity to continue as a place of discovery.

  • Faculty and Our Scholarly Enterprise

    Faculty and Our Scholarly Enterprise

    Harvard brings together the brightest minds across an unparalleled landscape of disciplines, with unrivaled resources and the freedom to explore fearlessly, think creatively, and act boldly.

  • Financial Aid

    Financial Aid

    Bringing the best and brightest young scholars to campus and helping them to thrive, no matter their backgrounds, is the foundation of Harvard’s excellence.

  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Harvard is rethinking and dramatically expanding the place of engineering in higher education and reimagining the role of engineers in society.

  • House Renewal and the Student Experience

    House Renewal and the Student Experience

    The Houses are among Harvard’s most important learning places, where undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty live, work, and learn together.

  • Leading in Learning

    Leading in Learning

    Like nowhere else in higher education, Harvard is exploring, innovating, experimenting, and leading change in how faculty teach and students learn.