Vanderbilt endowment's investment performance helps boost its total assets by 58% in 12 months.
Dartmouth College's $8.5 billion endowment returned 46.5% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Minnesota Foundation's $3.4 billion endowment returned 38.7% for the latest fiscal year.
The endowment of Bowdoin College achieved a net return on investment of 57.4% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
A fund that holds $5.1 billion in endowment assets for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reported a return of 42.3%.
Washington University in St. Louis reported its $15.3 billion managed endowment pool returned 65% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
The consolidated endowment fund at the University of Washington returned a net 35.1% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
The CIO of Japan's $90 billion endowment fund will begin making investments just as the Federal Reserve starts to pare back policy support.
Matthew S. T. Mendelsohn was named chief investment officer at Yale University, replacing the legendary David Swensen, who died in May.
University of Colorado Foundation's $2.6 billion long-term investment pool returned 36.83% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Ohio State University's long-term investment pool returned a net 29.2% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
CIO Richard Slocum is starting from square one when it comes to zeroing out the Harvard endowment's greenhouse gas emissions.
Community foundations are increasingly adopting responsible investing strategies and thinking about hiring diverse managers.
Mark A. Schmid, vice president and chief investment officer at the University of Chicago, will retire Sept. 1.
Alex Banker was appointed to run Yale University's $31.2 billion endowment on an interim basis, following the death of CIO David Swensen.
Lisa Howie, a director for Yale University's investments office, was named chief investment officer at Smith College, a new position.
Nearly half of endowments and foundations that don't allocate investments to ESG-themed strategies haven't even considered doing so.
Deborah Shufrin was named chief investment officer at Colby College, replacing Hugh O'Donnell in overseeing Colby's $1 billion endowment.
U.S. educational endowments saw average returns drop to 1.8% in fiscal year 2020, down from 5.3% in the year earlier.
Independent school endowments returned an average net 2.8% for the fiscal year ended June 30, a significant decline from previous years.
Rice University's endowment returned a net -0.7% for its fiscal year, below its policy benchmark return of 1%.
Northwestern University's pool of endowment assets returned a net 7.1% for its fiscal year, slightly behind its 7.2% benchmark.
Smith College announced plans to seek its first CIO and manage its $2 billion portfolio in-house after working with an OCIO for 16 years.
Williams College's $2.8 billion investment pool returned a net 3.3% for the fiscal year ended June 30, below its 5% policy benchmark.