Articles: Endowments

04/2015
Finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown's new book is "How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education," with co-editor Caroline M. Hoxby, a Stanford economics professor

The Great Recession of 2007-08 had a profound impact on both public and private universities.

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Stop Feeding the Monster. End the Coal Age. Divest the West. Sandy Says: Divest Climate Destruction. Bound by Fossil Fuels, Freed by Action.

There are seven areas of oversight that trustees of higher education institutions should consider as fiduciaries.

Although the legislation only applies to institutions based in New York, the New York Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act of 2010 has led to discussion in other states about how endowments...

The financial crisis is in the past, more or less, and campuses are looking ahead to a new era for their endowments. But what does this mean? Four years on, we’ve come to grips with the changes wrought by the September 2008 market crash.

04/2012

To outperform the broad U.S.

California Lutheran University and the City of Thousand Oaks grew up together. California Lutheran College was officially incorporated on Aug. 4, 1959, five years before the city incorporated. CLU is just finishing a wonderful celebration of its first 50 years.

Future Shock

Darwin put it this way: "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent.

Westridge Capital Management, formed in 1996, promised investors enhanced cash returns by trading equity index futures.

Interest in collecting payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) from higher ed institutions and other nonprofits is likely to grow as cash-strapped municipalities seek additional revenue, according to a new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Gov. Mitch Daniels recently implored Indiana's public college trustees to maximize efficiencies and cut administrative costs.

College graduates are used to hearing from their alma maters with requests about donations and to cheer on the school athletic teams.

The economic crisis has dominated the headlines since September 2008 and taken its toll on individuals and institutions alike.

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