Community foundations are increasingly hiring or considering hiring diverse managers for their portfolios, according to a recent survey.
Dartmouth College has surveyed its approximately $8.5 billion endowment’s investment managers on the diversity characteristics of their organizations as part of its commitment to improving the diversity of the investment management industry, according to its inaugural investment manager diversity report.
Interest in impact investing among U.S. museums is severely lagging compared to their higher education and foundation peers, however, a recent study finds there is room for improvement if more museums can get board and committee members to drive conversations on the impact investment space.
The university began a diversity survey nearly 2 years ago but won’t release results.
The New Venture Fund has tapped Westfuller Advisors and Bivium Capital Partners as joint outsourced cio service providers.
More than two-thirds of the wealthiest 25 private and 25 public college and university endowments, representing $587 billion in total assets, refused to participate in an assessment of the representation of women- and racial or ethnic minority-owned investment firms overseeing their endowments, according to new research.
Robert Manilla has served as v.p. and cio at the Kresge Foundation for the past 17 years, developing and implementing its investment strategy and managing its endowment, which has grown to $4.5 billion, while helping create its investment office.
The University of California is conducting further review of 18 firms after meeting with 100 diverse investment managers across public and private asset classes in the first half of 2022, according to a webcast of its May 17 investment committee meeting.
DUMAC, the investment management arm of Duke University, increased the diversity of its $12.6 billion endowment by almost 4% between 2020 and 2021.
Cambridge Associates increased the number of diverse manager relationships in client portfolios as well as the percentage of assets invested with diverse managers in 2021.
We look at the lack of transparency from Yale University following its well-publicized diversity survey.