University of Kentucky renewed the contract of Fund Evaluation Group, the non-discretionary investment consultant of the school's endowment.
University of Virginia Investment Management Co.'s pool of $9.6 billion returned a gross 5.8% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Ohio State University's long-term investment pool returned a net 1.2% for the fiscal year ended June 30, below its 7% benchmark.
University of Kansas' $1.6 billion endowment returned a net 5.6% for the fiscal year, below its benchmark return of 6.7%.
Vanderbilt University's endowment returned a net 6.7% in the fiscal year ended June 30, below its 12.6% return a year ago.
The head of Harvard’s endowment expresses displeasure with the fund's recent fiscal-year performance, but sees “indicators of progress.”
University of Illinois Foundation's $1.8 billion endowment pool returned a net 2.6% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Washington's consolidated endowment fund returned a net 5.8% for the fiscal year, short of its 6.2% policy benchmark.
Princeton University's endowment returned a net 6.2% on its investments for the fiscal year ended June 30.
The endowment of Yale University posted a net return of 5.7% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Brown University returned a net 12.4% for its $4.2 billion endowment for the fiscal year ended June 30.
The two educational endowments managed by UTIMCO each returned 5% in the year ended June 30.
Paul Ballard, CEO and chief investment officer of the $70 billion Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust, will retire effective Sept. 30.
Texas Permanent School Fund's one-year return fell below its benchmark return for the year ended June 30.
North Carolina State University Endowment returned 7.3% for its fiscal year ended June 30, putting it at a historical high of $1.4 billion.
Dartmouth College's endowment posted a net return of 7.5% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's endowment posted an 8.8% net return for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Timothy M. Donohue, CIO of Columbia University's endowment, was named chief investment officer of Kamehameha Schools.
Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund returned a net 5.3% for the fiscal year; its policy benchmark return was 6.3%.
Dean Takahashi, senior director at Yale University’s investment office, is stepping down from the position to devote his time to helping combat climate change.
Tilly Franklin was named CIO of the $3.8 billion endowment fund of University of Cambridge, replacing Nick Cavalla.
Five of the top 10 highest paid endowment chiefs worked for Yale's CIO, David Swensen, at some point earlier in their careers.
Letitia Johnson was named chief investment officer for Amherst College, effective Sept. 9.
James Barty was named director of investments strategy at the £8 billion ($10 billion) Church Commissioners for England.
University endowments are trading the solitude of their leafy campuses for the hubbub of Wall Street.