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 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.
Texas Permanent School Fund's one-year return fell below its benchmark return for the year ended June 30.
Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund returned a net 5.3% for the fiscal year; its policy benchmark return was 6.3%.
Harvard University paid its top six endowment officials $40.5 million total in 2017, including $9.3 million to CEO N.P. "Narv" Narvekar.
Harvard University's N.P. "Narv" Narvekar is doubling down on an investment that has fallen out of fashion: hedge funds.
Yale University increased its venture capital allocation to almost a fifth of its endowment, after the asset class helped drive its returns.
Independent school endowments returned an average net 7.4% for the fiscal year ended June 30, Commonfund Institute finds.
Historically black colleges and universities are working to boost their endowments, while some are focusing on adding diverse managers.
The University of California endowment shifted a significant portion of its cash holdings into alternatives.
Stock market turmoil in the fourth quarter hit the University of California's retirement and endowment assets, which fell $9 billion.
Wellcome Trust returned 13.4% for the year ended Sept. 30, bolstering the endowment's assets to £29.5 billion ($38.4 billion).
University of Chicago's endowment returned 8% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Private and public equity were the top returning asset classes for Harvard University's 2018 fiscal year.
U.S. endowments performed well in the most recent fiscal year, particularly those with healthy exposures to U.S. equities and alternatives.
Washington University in St. Louis' endowment returned a net 10.9% for the fiscal year ended June 30.