Sep 27th, 2011
2:16 pm
September 27th, 2011 | University
Students invited to join committee to help provost

Those who didn’t gain admittance to “Great Big Ideas,” the Yale College seminar co-taught by Provost Peter Salovey, now have another chance to work with him. Yalies can apply to serve a one-year term as members of the inaugural Provost’s Undergraduate Advisory Committee, the Yale College Council announced in an email to students this morning. […]

Sep 26th, 2011
8:55 pm
September 26th, 2011 | University
Stanford sees returns of 22.4 percent

Stanford University saw investment returns of 22.4 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to a Monday statement on the school’s website. The returns brought the value of Stanford’s “merged pool,” which includes the university’s endowment, expendable funds and some capital reserves, to $19.5 billion as of June 30. The figures released […]

Sep 22nd, 2011
6:14 pm
September 22nd, 2011 | University
Harvard endowment almost recovered

With its latest endowment report, Harvard appears to have almost recovered from the roughly $11 billion hole the 2008 recession tore in its funds. Harvard’s endowment returned 21.4 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, growing the largest fund in higher education to $32 billion, according to a press release from Harvard Public […]

Sep 16th, 2011
11:05 pm
September 16th, 2011 | University
Penn reports endowment gain

The University of Pennsylvania reported gains of 19 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, Bloomberg reported. Increasing stock markets boosted the University of Pennsylvania’s endowment performance in the past fiscal year, according to Bloomberg. The 19 percent return exceeded the school’s figure from the year that ended June 30, 2010, when the […]

Aug 22nd, 2011
10:52 am
August 22nd, 2011 | Uncategorized
Wind farm with Yale investment heads toward completion

A controversial, Roxbury, Maine-based wind farm project that Yale has holdings in moved one step closer to completion last Monday. The Department of Energy last week finalized a $102 million loan guarantee to Record Hill Wind, an alternative energy project to construct wind turbines that has drawn opposition from a group of Roxbury locals who […]

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