Tag: Endowment

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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Penn Endowment Performance 2019

The school announced their endowment figures last month. Penn’s endowment produced an investment return of 6.5 percent for the year ending June 30, 2019.  Total endowment assets increased by $873 million during the year, reaching $14.7 billion as...

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Columbia Endowment Performance 2019

The school announced their endowment figures last week. Columbia’s endowment reported a 3.8 percent return on investment for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, according to a statement released by the University on Tuesday. The endowment currently stands...

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