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

Yale raised $580 million in 2011, report says


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


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


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


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 »