Tag: Endowment

Northwestern Endowment Performance 2019

The school announced their endowment figures last week. Northwestern’s endowment decreased from $11.08 billion to $10.8 billion in the 2019 fiscal year, after its long-term balance pool underperformed relative to expectations and a withdrawal to...

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Manager Selection at Denison Endowment

A few years ago David Barcus, Director of Investments at Denison University, was asked about his strategy in finding the best fund managers. In terms of what we are looking for in fund managers, I always look for managers who can demonstrate...

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Job Duties at Stanford Endowment

What are the responsibilities of a Managing Director of Operations inside an endowment? Directly and/or through his/her team, manage the following areas including (but not limited to): Strategic Leadership: Contribute to the development of...

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Budget Deficit at Cornell

Running a University is not cheap. Case in point, by far the largest expense remains wages, pensions and benefits for Cornell’s nearly 18,000 employees, amounting to $2.9 billion and 64.8 percent of its budget. Although Cornell’s position as a...

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Duke Endowment Performance 2019

The school announced their endowment figures last month. The endowment saw a 6.9% annual return and is now valued at a record-high of $8.6 billion, as of June 30, 2019. This growth comes a year after the endowment posted a 12.9% return in 2018 to...

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