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July 07, 2020

Inside Caltech's 'Investment Office' During A Global Pandemic | Scott Richland, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Scott Richland has served as chief investment officer of the California Institute of Technology's (Caltech) investment office since September 2010. In this interview, he discusses the many things that separate Caltech from its research-centric peers; his biggest task when joining Caltech to his current focus on navigating the investment office through a global pandemic; and how having a tenured team has benefited them greatly.
Read by 52% of LPs

May 29, 2020

CIOs To Discuss Leading Through Different Market Cycles

How are endowment and foundation investors repositioning their portfolios and approaches to private markets? How has the ongoing pandemic caused a shift or impact to their overall investment strategy? We are excited to have these thought-leading chief investment officers help answer these questions and more at Trusted Insight's Digital Conference.
Read by 37% of LPs

bbc.com February 13, 2020

U.S. Investigates Harvard And Yale Over Foreign Funding

The U.S. has launched investigations into Harvard and Yale universities over suspicions they received undisclosed funds from foreign countries, including Saudi Arabia and China.
Read by 63% of LPs

January 16, 2020

Why The Rockefeller University Favors Active Management, Diversification | Thomas Lenehan, Deputy Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Thomas Lenehan is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of The Rockefeller University, where he helps manage the University's $2.3 billion endowment. In this interview, he discussed how he and CIO Amy Falls built the investment office from scratch; how they are steadily increasing allocation to venture; and his perspective on transitioning from a general partner role to the limited partner side.
Read by 34% of LPs

September 19, 2019

Scott Wilson Discusses Washington University's Long-Term Performance Challenges (& Opportunities) | Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Scott Wilson is the chief investment officer at Washington University Investment Management Company. Previously, he served as CIO at Grinnell College where he managed the investment strategy for the $2 billion endowment. In this interview, he discusses the significant changes in WashU's investment team and strategy; their decade long approach in getting more exposure to private equity and venture capital; and why they're investing in places where capital is scarce.
Read by 36% of LPs

September 05, 2019

Oklahoma State University Foundation's Evolution To An In-House Investment Office | Ryan Tidwell, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Ryan Tidwell is the chief investment officer at the Oklahoma State University Foundation (OSUF), where he leads and empowers a team of eight. In this interview, he discusses the transition from a consultant-driven process to a fully resourced in-house investment office, how they achieved a top quartile track record over the last 3-5 years, and why other small institutions should focus on building out their investment office.
Read by 61% of LPs

bloomberg.com June 27, 2019

Harvard Invests In Litigation Strategy That Has Posted Big Gains

Harvard University is committing more capital to a strategy that backs plaintiffs in commercial disputes, delivering robust uncorrelated returns.
Read by 44% of LPs

February 15, 2018

5 Institutions Hiring Now: Feb. 2018 Open Roles

As a special gift to loyal readers, Trusted Insight introduces Open Roles, a monthly roundup of five premier career opportunities unlocked and accessible for all non-paying members for a limited amount of time.
Read by 51% of LPs

February 07, 2018

Shake Ups At Major Endowments, More: Jan. 2018 People Moves

Several pensions and endowments announced shifts in leadership in January. Senior investment professionals moved to other institutions, and interim executives were named. Here are the top institutional investment moves in January:
Read by 38% of LPs

December 04, 2017

2 Endowments Hire CIOs, Foundation CIO To Retire: Nov. People Moves

Several endowments, pensions and foundations announced shifts in leadership in November. Senior investment professionals moved to other institutions, and an asset manager named changes to its executive staff due to disappointing returns. Here are the top institutional investment moves in November:
Read by 61% of LPs