Smith College is seeking a director of investments for the college's new in-house investment office.
UTIMCO adopted a long-term target asset allocation for endowment portfolios that ups global equity and cuts stable value.
CIO Richard Slocum is starting from square one when it comes to zeroing out the Harvard endowment's greenhouse gas emissions.
Shanelle Brown was named a director of investments at the $8.3 billion W.K. Kellogg Foundation, managing the public equities portfolio.
Brandeis University is seeking a director of investments and an associate director of investments.
Community foundations are increasingly adopting responsible investing strategies and thinking about hiring diverse managers.
Harvard University paid its top six endowment officials $31 million in 2019, including more than $6.25 million earned by its CEO.
Richard Chau was named chief investment officer at Tulane University to replace Jeremy Crigler, who retired in September.
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.
Paula Volent was named vice president and CIO at Rockefeller University, overseeing the management of its $2.3 billion endowment.
Diversity is a top priority in 2021 for foundations, which also report being "significantly" changed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
K. Niles Bryant was named senior vice president and chief investment officer at Bowdoin College.
Amy C. Falls was named vice president and chief investment officer at Northwestern University, replacing William H. McLean.
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.
University of Missouri System increased its endowment targets to private equity, private debt and real estate and reduced fixed income.
The endowment funds of the University of California Board of Regents returned an average weighted 4% for the fiscal year 2020.
Rice University's endowment returned a net -0.7% for its fiscal year, below its policy benchmark return of 1%.
Rutgers University's $1.4 billion long-term investment pool of endowment funds returned 0.2% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
University of Notre Dame's $13.3 billion endowment returned a net 7.4% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Northwestern University's pool of endowment assets returned a net 7.1% for its fiscal year, slightly behind its 7.2% benchmark.
Wellesley College posted an 8.8% return for its endowment for the fiscal year ended June 30, besting the previous year's return.