Tag: Higher Ed

Endowments Return 5.3% in 2019

The National Association of College and University Business Officers published their data a couple of weeks ago. Data gathered from 774 U.S. colleges, universities, and affiliated foundations for the 2019 NACUBO-TIAA Study of Endowments® (NTSE)...

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Buying Your Way into College

Warren Buffett once said that it takes 20 years to build a reputation and only 5 minutes to ruin it. But what most people don’t realize is that you can spend a lot of time and effort to enhance your brand and still have it tarnished by...

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Recruiting Endowment Leaders

“Since 2011, Barrett’s boutique has found new leaders for the endowments of Harvard, Stanford, Dartmouth, and Emory, among many other major universities. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan picked DBP [David Barrett Partners] to find their...

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College Giving in 2018 Up 7.2%

“The S&P 500 Index’s 14 percent return in the period may have helped encourage giving from a variety of donors. Three colleges brought in more than $1 billion each. Seven got single gifts of $100 million or more, the highest number of...

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Higher Ed Hustle

“Another source of strength was that this disparate collection of largely undistinguished colleges and universities had succeeded in surviving a Darwinian process of natural selection in a fiercely competitive environment. As market-based...

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