Diversity Transparency Remains Disappointing Among Half Of The Largest Endowments: Study

Study on the diversity of higher education’s asset managers found just 18 institutions fully participated by providing data for the study, while an additional eight self-reported their data.

Industry News
Wellington Closes Inaugural Climate Fund

The Wellington Climate Innovation Fund closed with $385 million in commitments.

West Coast Pension Slates Core Bond Search

The new active core mandate will replace the pension’s passive bond allocation.

Southeast Pension Conducting Investment Consultant Search

The plan also terminated an active domestic large-cap growth equity manager in December.

Administrator/Record Keeper
Southeast DC Plans Tap New Record Keeper

The plans launched a search in February due to the contract expiration of their incumbent.

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Multi-Asset/Investment Advisor
Fla. Authority Eyes Investment Advisor Rehire

The authority issued an RFQ in February after previously hiring its incumbent in 2018.

Mid-Atlantic Pension Sets PE Consultant Search

The plan will conduct the search due to the upcoming contract expiration of its current consultant.

In The News
Q&A with Jane Dietze

A question and answer with Brown University CIO Jane Dietze on the institution’s endowment, divestment and ethical investing.

Brown University
Why Culture Is Key for Small Christian University’s Endowment

Active management is key to Baylor’s endowment, which has become a top performer among universities. But investment chief David Morehead and managing director Renee Hanna, who run the endowment’s public and private investments, respectively, say cultural factors can’t be overlooked.

Wall Street Journal
The Small University Endowment That Is Beating the Ivy League

Baylor University has traded its way to the top of the university endowment performance rankings. Many universities allocate their money among different assets and adjust periodically. Baylor, led by a former trader, seizes on market moves frequently to boost or cut exposure to its managers.

Wall Street Journal
AIMCO Opens New York Office

The Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) today announced that it has further expanded its global footprint by opening an office in New York.


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