Sep 22nd, 2013
8:50 pm
September 22nd, 2013 | University
Endowment may have reached $21 billion

A recruitment email from the Yale Investments Office suggests the value of Yale’s endowment rose a couple billion dollars in the latest fiscal year. While the University has yet to release its endowment return for the 2013 fiscal year — a figure generally announced around the end of September — a Sunday email from a […]

Sep 15th, 2013
2:04 pm
September 15th, 2013 | University
MIT endowment sees 11.1 percent return

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology saw an 11.1 percent return on its endowment for the fiscal year that ended June 30, the school announced Friday. MIT’s endowment now totals $11 billion, including pledges. Yale and its peer schools in the Ivy League have yet to release their most recent endowment figures, which are usually reported […]

Aug 23rd, 2013
3:25 am
August 23rd, 2013 | University
SCL begins 3-year renovation

The University has begun a $130-million renovation of Sterling Chemistry Lab that is slated to be completed in August 2016, according to Provost Benjamin Polak. Though the University had originally planned to build a $500-million Undergraduate Science Center, Polak said a capital project of that scale no longer made sense after the onset of the […]

Jun 18th, 2013
7:49 pm
June 18th, 2013 | University
Yale to issue $100m in bonds

Yale plans to issue $100 million in bonds through the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The proceeds of the municipal bond sale will be used to refinance maturing debt that the University issued in 2003 to pay for construction and renovation projects. Yale will agree to pay bondholders a variable interest […]

Jun 17th, 2013
7:59 pm
June 17th, 2013 | University
Yale acquires rare books and manuscripts collection

Yale recently acquired a substantial selection of rare books and manuscripts pertaining to English legal history that is almost 10 times larger than the Library of Congress’s collection, according to The New York Times. Comprising about 400 manuscripts and 200 books, the collection — which includes a handwritten, pocket-sized copy of the Magna Carta that […]

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