Endowment Funds

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College endowment funds likely had another year of double-digit returns

Investment returns from a group of select, well-endowed public and private colleges suggest the 2014 budget year was a good year for college endowment funds.Many endowment managers will see double-digit investment returns for the second year in a row, ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

How To Manage The College Admissions Frenzy

Students now apply to an average of a dozen universities to assure acceptance into a college because of the competitive nature of admissions. What has created this competitive environment and how are students empowered to take charge?Universities are ... [Published Huffington Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Scioto Foundation to sponsor second Scioto Gives Day

The Scioto Foundation will sponsor its second annual Scioto Gives charitable campaign on Oct. 23, 2014. The purpose of the event is to help local nonprofit organizations build their endowment funds invested at the Foundation. The one-day campaign encourages ... [Published Community Common - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

More middle-class kids at private schools means more fundraising

Hal Hannaford will fast-talk your ear off if it means feeding the funding coffers of Selwyn House School in Montreal, and advancing the causes of the independent school system.Mr. Hannaford has been front and centre at fundraisers, notably as an auctioneer, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Community Foundation awards two grants

Submitted photoTHE COMMUNITY Foundation recently awarded two grants. Dan Greenough, left, from Eclipse Technical LLC received a $500 grant. Also pictured are Community Foundation members, from left, Velda Sclafani, Elaine Erickson and Loraine Mussatt ... [Published Ironwood Daily Globe - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

CEO SPOTLIGHT: Linda Speed of CFSI

NEW ALBANY — Community Foundation of Southern Indiana President and CEO Linda Speed knew early on that giving back to the community would be the focus of her career.After four years in private practice, Speed left behind her career as a lawyer to raise ... [Published NewsandTribune.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

How Chinese Universities Can Learn the Largesse Game

Donations by Chinese entrepreneurs to top universities overseas have become a talking point. In July, Soho China's husband-and-wife team of Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin launched a US$ 100 million fund to help send poor Chinese students to the world's top universities, ... [Published Caixin Online - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Sensex hovers around 27,000; auto, FMCG scrips up

At  10:39 AM: The S&P BSE Sensex is trading at 26,990, down 100 points, while NSE Nifty is trading at 8,084, down 38 points.The BSE Mid-cap index is trading up 0.18% at 9,883, while BSE Small-cap is up 0.49% at 11,246.Some buying activity is seen in auto, ... [Published India Infoline - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

University of California votes not to divest from fossil fuels

The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal. UC is among the major college endowments have been reluctant to shake up ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Gold's Role In Some University Endowment Funds

Today - 15:19 GMT(Kitco News) – Most university endowment funds throughout North America are fairly secretive about their investment strategies and their investments. However, Kitco News was able to determine that the yellow metal does play a small, sometimes ... [Published Gold Industry Today - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Malaysian private equity has the potential to grow ‘a lot’ more

A + A - Reset KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian private equity market, which has been growing at around mid-teen levels, has the potential to grow “a lot” more, said Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas).Its chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Rahman Ahmad noted that ... [Published Malaysia Edge - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 2 reports

Feel Like Betting On Life Expectancy? There's A Derivative For That

Think CDS were the scourge of humanity, think again. As Pension360 reports , several Wall Street firms are selling securities backed by longevity risk - the risk that retirees receiving benefits will live longer than expected (and thus incur a higher ... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 07 2014]

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...challenges of the 21st century, with results that promise to improve human health and well-being in dramatic ways," said CMU President Subra Suresh. "Carnegie Mellon can make a unique and distinctive contribution to this global effort by bringing together our strengths in neurobiology, computation, data sciences, human learning and behavioral science to create urgently needed research frameworks, tools and technologies, and by working in close concert with the network of BrainHub universities around the world. We are deeply grateful to Henry Hillman for supporting our vision with this magnificent new gift."
After a lifetime of serving churches throughout Arkansas, the Paysingers retired in Batesville to be near family. "They were remarkably humble, remarkably committed and remarkably in love with Jesus Christ,” Orr said. "If they heard me say these things, they would shrug their shoulders, grin, and ask if I wanted a second slice of pie.”"
In an interview with Caixin, Ronnie Chan noted that Chinese academia is plagued by fraud and corruption. "Without the rigors of academic discipline, universities cannot produce top-class research" he said. Besides, on the mainland, charitable works too often invite trouble and aggravation, he noted

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Foreign institutional investors step up investm... [Published Economic Times - Sep 22 2014]
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University of California votes not to divest fr... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal. UC is among the major college endowments have been reluctant to shake up ...
$350M gift to tackle public health challenges [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 08 2014]
Harvard University will announce today a $350 million gift — the largest in Harvard’s history — to support efforts at the School of Public Health (HSPH) to tackle the world’s toughest health challenges. The gift comes from Newton, Mass.-based ...
Feel Like Betting On Life Expectancy? There's A... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 07 2014]
Think CDS were the scourge of humanity, think again. As Pension360 reports , several Wall Street firms are selling securities backed by longevity risk - the risk that retirees receiving benefits will live longer than expected (and thus incur a higher ...
Olympus Partners acquires Innovative XCessories... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Olympus Partners has acquired Innovative XCessories & Services , which provides accessories to the automotive aftermarket and equipment manufacturers. The acquisition is Olympus’ second from its sixth fund. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. ...
Olympus Partners completes sale of Homax to PPG... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 02 2014]
PPG Industries has closed its buy of The Homax Group from Olympus Partners . No financial terms were disclosed. Sawaya Segalas provided advice to Homax on the transaction. Based in Bellingham, Wash., Homax is a producer of home care products. ...
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