City | 3:48 pm | February 17, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale raised $580 million in 2011, report says

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An annual report released by the Council for Aid to Education on Wednesday showed that 14 Connecticut universities raised a combined $746 million in 2011, with Yale receiving more than three quarters of all donations. Spurred by the end of the Yale Tomorrow fundraising campaign, the University’s $580 million total was the third largest in »

University | 10:59 pm | February 15, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Yale bought $23.2 million in Chinese index fund

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Yale acquired a roughly $23.2 million stake in a Chinese index fund during the last fiscal quarter. According to a report the University filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the three-month period that ended Dec. 31, the Yale Investments Office also sold shares in TiVO, Inc. and bought shares of Zipcar, Inc. The »

University | 10:56 pm | February 12, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

$tanford fundraising totals top Yale Tomorrow

Leland Stanford Junior University raked up some major cash in its last fundraising drive.

Yale celebrated its $3.88 billion Yale Tomorrow campaign this September, turning the campus blue in recognition of a record-breaking campaign during one of the worst economic recessions in U.S. history. But Stanford University upstaged Yale Wednesday, announcing that the five-year Stanford Challenge campaign, which ended Dec. 31, 2011, had raised $6.2 billion. According to a »

University | 7:22 pm | January 18, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Yale still faces budget shortfall

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More than three years after the onset of the recession, administrators say Yale’s budget has still not fully recovered. In a letter to faculty today, University President Richard Levin and Provost Peter Salovey said that although the University endowment rose by 21.9 percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, a rise in spending »

University | 9:28 am | January 12, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Prof. Shiller says bond market may face bubble

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When Yale economics professor Robert Shiller uses the word “bubble,” people listen. The Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics said Wednesday that the United States bond market could be in a bubble, according to a report by Bloomberg News. At a conference in Oslo, Shiller said long-term interests are currently at a “record low.” Shiller’s »