Endowment

Silliman College
Endowment

Yale Endowment Returns Top Harvard, But Trail Ivy Peers

Yale University—the Ivy League school known for consistently leading the pack in annual investment returns—returned 11.3 percent on its investments for fiscal year 2017.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Corp. Sets Minimum Endowment Distribution Amid Financial Constraints

The Harvard Corporation has voted to allow schools to take capped amounts of money out of the endowment for the next three fiscal years in an effort to insulate budgets from fluctuations in Harvard’s investment returns.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Harvard’s Endowment Returns, Explained

Harvard’s endowment posted an 8.1 percent return on its investments for the fiscal year. Here’s what that means, and why it matters.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Asset Breakdown Absent from HMC Report

In a departure from tradition, notably absent from the annual endowment report Harvard Management Company released Tuesday was a dissection of the assets that comprise its portfolio

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Endowment Returns, FY 2009-2017
Endowment

Endowment Returns, FY 2009-2017

Endowment

Harvard’s Endowment Plans to Sell $70 Million of Cows and Farmland Assets

Not even Harvard’s cows are safe as Harvard Management Company undergoes a radical restructuring that it hopes will reverse a decade of lackluster returns.

Rubenstein's Board Affilations
Endowment

Rubenstein's Board Affilations

HMC Endowment Composition
Endowment

HMC Endowment Composition

HMC Endowment Percentage Returns FY2016
Endowment

HMC Endowment Percentage Returns FY2016

Revenue from Continuing Education and Executive Programs
Harvard Business School

Revenue from Continuing Education and Executive Programs

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

HMC Aims to Sell $2.5 Billion in Endowment Assets

​Harvard Management Company is trying to sell around $2.5 billion in private equity, venture capital, and real estate assets as part of its broader revamp in investment strategy.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office
Endowment

Despite Divest Cheers, Harvard Maintains Investment Approach

After a Harvard Management Company official said that the natural resources portfolio is "pausing" investments in fossil fuels, the University maintained that the remarks did not represent a change in investment strategy.

University President Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

In D.C., Faust Calls for Government Backing of Universities

Faust said the renown of American universities is “contingent” on continued federal support during a panel discussion with university presidents in the nation’s capital.

Returns and Endowment Size (FY2006-FY2016) Graph
Endowment

Yale’s Annual Endowment Report Defends High Fees for External Managers

As Harvard cuts the size of its internal workforce and begins to outsource its funds to more expensive external managers, Harvard Management Company will begin to more closely resemble investment offices at Yale and other peer institutions.