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  1. University of California's head of hedge funds leaving

    trueLynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.

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  1. Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City plans consultant search

    trueHealth Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City will search for an investment consultant in the summer of 2016.

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  2. Stanford declines to act on students' Israel divestment request

    trueStanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., will not act on a request to divest its endowment holdings of certain companies that do business in Israel.

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  3. University of Missouri earmarks $96 million, looking at risk parity, portable alpha and commodities

    trueUniversity of Missouri System, Columbia, made four new commitments totaling $96 million for its $3.3 billion defined benefit plan and $1.3 billion endowment pool.

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  4. Risk takes center stage at Pension Bridge conference

    trueThe subject of risk analysis in investment portfolios was the theme Tuesday at the Pension Bridge conference in San Francisco.

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  5. Yale to name building after Swensen

    trueYale University is renovating a campus tower and renaming it after its chief investment officer, David F. Swensen.

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  6. Towers Watson: Institutional investors remain uncertain over future of global economy

    trueInstitutional investors continue to be uncertain about the global economy, a new Towers Watson survey says.

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  7. Investment Fund for Foundations CIO resigns

    trueLarry Lebowitz resigned as chief investment officer of The Investment Fund for Foundations.

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  8. Syracuse University endowment to divest coal, fossil fuel-holdings

    trueSyracuse University is formalizing a plan for its $1.2 billion endowment to divest from coal mining companies and other fossil-fuel holdings, said university spokesman Kevin Quinn.

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  9. LCP: Global equity fees down in past 5 years, but charges rise in other asset classes

    trueMore than half of money managers running global equity allocations have reduced the fees charged to new clients by an average 20% over the past five years, new research shows.

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  10. Framingham State University wants investment managers for foundation

    trueFramingham State University is seeking proposals from investment management firms to run a portion of its $54.7 million portfolio.

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  11. NYU faculty calls for endowment to divest from fossil fuels

    trueMore than 130 New York University faculty members called for fossil-fuel divestment in an open letter sent to NYU President John Sexton on Monday.

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  12. New CEO named at Stanford Management Co.

    trueRobert Wallace was named president and CEO of Stanford Management Co., overseeing the Palo Alto-based university's $25 billion endowment and other trust assets.

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  13. Divest Harvard to ratchet up the pressure with "Heat Week'

    trueThe movement to get Harvard University to divest its fossil-fuel holdings continues to gain momentum.

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