Coronavirus Causes ‘Precipitous Drop’ in Harvard’s Executive Education Revenues
By Ellen M. Burstein and Camille G. Caldera
April 9, 2020
Executive and continuing education programs — a growing source of revenue for the University — have been stymied by campus closure, the latest in a mounting number of financial challenges Harvard will face as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We have seen a decline in continuing and executive education revenues — a precipitous drop,” University President Lawrence S. Bacow said. “So the immediate effects [of the pandemic] are significant already.”