Endowments

Endowment Losses From Harvard to Yale Force Cuts
July 24, 2009

July 22, 2009, Bloomberg — Harvard University and Yale University are preparing for an extended period of austerity as U.S. colleges are forced to cut spending next year and beyond to offset the biggest investment losses since 1974.

Princeton, Williams Benefit From ‘Cheerier’ Markets
July 14, 2009

July 13, 2009, Bloomberg — Rising stock and bond markets are lowering projected endowment losses at Princeton University and Williams College. The schools said they expect no gains in the next fiscal year.

Charitable Foundations See Endowments Drop
June 25, 2009

SEATTLE, June 25, 2009, Associated Press — U.S. foundations saw their investments drop by an average of 26 percent in 2008 amid the economic downturn and stock market collapse, but that hasn't slowed their charitable giving, a new survey has found.

Dartmouth Joins Harvard, Princeton in Tapping Credit Markets
June 4, 2009

June 3, 2009, Bloomberg — Dartmouth College, alma mater of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. and General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt, sold $250 million of 10-year notes, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.