Endowments post strong returns

Six of the nation's largest endowments have reported performance of their endowment investments for the fiscal year ended June 30. All six endowments showed strong double-digit returns, with Duke University leading the group with a 24.5% return. The accompanying table highlights their investment returns over the past five years.

The P&I Research Center will be adding information about asset allocations, investment returns, assets and investment staff of the nation's largest endowments later this year.