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Endowment

The college's Trustee Committee on Investments provides fiduciary oversight for the endowment investment management. The committee-approved investment policy and spending policy serve as guidelines for the endowment investment program.

The purpose of the endowment is to support the students. Our goal is to have returns sufficient enough to achieve intergenerational equity. The following Board approved policies help support this goal:

  • Investment Policy - sets the asset allocation, and is reviewed regularly and updated as needed.
  • Spending Policy - allows spending of approximately 5% of the Endowment each year. The change from year to year is capped at 5% up and 1% down.

Additionally the College has established a Proxy Voting process.  The Campus Sustainability Council identifies a team to review proxies and may submit votes on securities the College directly owns.

Interactive Endowment Graphs>>>

June 30, 2019 Market Value & Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation Policy Allocation Market  Actual  
  Target Range Value  Allocation 
Cash & Fixed Income 10% 5-20% $97,846,940 12%
Domestic Equity 20% 15-35% $222,641,474 29%
International Equity 20% 10-20% $142,016,244 19%
Absolute Returns 15% 5-15% $85,746,734 11%
Hedged Equity 15% 10-20% $74,386,208 10%
Private Equity 10% 5-15% $104,293,307 14%
Real Assets 10% 5-15% $40,986,611 5%
  $767,917,518  
BIPT (Funds held by others) $35,909,138  
Total Endowment Value   $803,826,656