Giving to Harvard

Today I received three messages from Harvard.  The first, at 15:48, began:

Dear Prof. Trefethen,
With just 14 hours left before the end of Harvard’s fundraising year, please consider joining other members of the alumni community in making a gift at

The second, at 16:57, began:

Big Boost for Engineering and Applied Sciences.
John A. Paulson’s $400 million gift will fuel rapid growth.

The third arrived at 22:15 with the subject line

“Harvard Gift Strategies”

but I didn’t click the READ MORE button.

[30 June 2015]