Monthly Archives: May 2019

Job Duties at the Packard Foundation

There are a few roles open at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Do you have a background in private equity and venture capital? We seek a senior investment professional with a background in Private Equity and Venture Capital to help invest...

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Endowment Purpose at Harvard

Three years ago, Congress asked 56 schools to provide more information on their endowments. Harvard published their response online. The Harvard University endowment is not a single account, but rather is made up of more than 13,000 individual...

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CFA Institute Book on Manager Selection

If your job is to evaluate fund managers, the CFA Institute published a book on manager selection. The task of manager selection involves more than simply picking active managers with a goal to outperform benchmarks. Investors must practice due...

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Paying It Forward at Morehouse College

For commencement speakers worldwide, it will be difficult to top this. Then their commencement speaker went off-script with an extraordinary pledge: the newly minted alumni of the historically black college in Atlanta would go forth into the...

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Endowment Purpose at MIT

Three years ago, Congress asked 56 schools to provide more information on their endowments. One of those schools, MIT, published their response online. As we describe in detail, our endowment is not a single account of ready cash. Instead, it...

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Restructuring Pay at Harvard Endowment

How much does a University President make? How about an endowment chief? Who makes more? Faust Made $1.7 Million in 2017, Bacow’s Salary As President Unknown Until 2020, The Harvard Crimson Harvard Endowment CEO Reaps $9.3 Million Payday in...

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