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Topic: Endowment

Endowment reaches record high of $4.2 billion

News, University News

Endowment reaches record high of $4.2 billion

September 30, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The University’s endowment grew to a record high $4.2 billion with $467 million in investment gains for the 2019 fiscal year, according to documents from the Investment Office. 

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

Op-eds, Opinions

Overall ’19: Vote Yes on Divestment

March 18, 2019 2 comments

Last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council concluded that Israeli forces’ shooting of over 6,000 unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza last year had “no justification” and that these acts “may constitute war crimes.”

Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

Opinions

Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

March 18, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Brown’s endowment is a vital part of the University. In FY17, it funded 18 percent of the operating budget ­— $165 million, or $19,000 per student.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

March 12, 2019 6 comments

Last week, the Undergraduate Council of Students agreed to include in its March elections ballot a referendum asking students if the University should divest from corporations purportedly “complicit in human rights abuses in Palestine” and subject the endowment to greater transparency and student oversight.

Endowment reaches record high of $3.8 billion

News, University News

Endowment reaches record high of $3.8 billion

October 2, 2018 1 comment

The University’s endowment increased to a record high of $3.8 billion over the 2018 fiscal year, according to a University press release.

News, University News

Endowment Managing Director McCollum leaves University

January 28, 2018 1 comment

Endowment Managing Director Daniel McCollum has left the University and has accepted a position as Deputy Head of Investments at the investment management firm Hirtle, Callaghan and Co.

University lobbies against higher-ed provisions in tax bill

News, University News

University lobbies against higher-ed provisions in tax bill

November 28, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The University is lobbying against portions of proposed tax reforms, said President Christina Paxson at the Brown University Community Council meeting.

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

News, University News

University evaluates potential effects of tax plan

November 19, 2017 1 comment

The House passed a tax bill that would impact the income from the endowment, the tuition assistance program for employees and graduate student tax rates.

News, University News

Paxson outlines University responses to crises

October 3, 2017 Comments are Disabled

President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined the University’s response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico and other recent crises at the faculty meeting Tuesday.

University endowment grows 13.4 percent

News, University News

University endowment grows 13.4 percent

October 3, 2017 1 comment

The University’s endowment rose to nearly $3.5 billion over the 2017 fiscal year, according to a University press release.