Endowments

Endowments Finally Investing in Crypto

More than a year ago Ted Seides shared why endowments should venture into crypto. Yet new ideas inevitably enter the mainstream. Diversification into global equities, absolute-return strategies, and private equity were all once off limits to...

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Yale Endowment on Puerto Rican Debt

How does Yale’s endowment invest in Puerto Rican debt? Yale does not directly invest in Puerto Rican debt; it invests through fund managers and private equity firms. According to Charles Decker GRD ’18, Ward 9 alder and a leader of the Yale...

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Origins of Bowdoin Endowment

A thousand dollars and a thousand acres is all it took to endow a school 225 years ago. Bowdoin’s endowment is as old as the College itself. Shortly after Bowdoin received its charter in 1794, James Bowdoin III gifted the college $1,000 and 1,000...

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