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  1. UTIMCO fine tunes asset allocation for fiscal 2015

    trueUniversity of Texas Investment Management Co. officials proposed new asset allocation targets for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2015, for the $25 billion the Austin-based firm manages in endowment funds for the University of Texas System and Texas A&M.

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  2. Aggies hire LCG to replace longtime consultant Fund Evaluation Group

    trueTexas A&M University System, College Station, hired LCG Associates, Inc. as investment consultant

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  3. Taking a wide-angle view of the outsourced CIO

    trueIt pays to hire an OCIO who understands the priorities and workings of the institution first and only then develops a custom investment strategy to fit.

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  4. Texas Tech corrals Pinnacle for hedge fund of funds

    trueTexas Tech University System endowment invested $25 million in Pinnacle Opportunity Fund, a hedge fund of funds managed by Pinnacle Asset Management.

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  5. Atomic assets

    trueAn updated look at nuclear decommissioning trust funds.

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  6. Harvard appoints head of public equity

    trueMichael Ryan was named head of public equity at Harvard Management Co., a new position.

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  7. InvestorForce universes gain 3.4% in second quarter

    trueInvestorForce Plan Universes funds posted a median net return of 3.4% in the quarter ended June 30.

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  8. Foundation, endowment officials add overseas conflicts to growth concerns

    trueFoundation and endowment investment officers were less concerned about a slowdown in global growth though it remained their greatest threat to investments, a quarterly NEPC survey said, while potential overseas conflicts are now on their radar.

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  9. New CIO chosen for American University in Cairo endowment

    trueJanice Emery was named chief investment officer of the American University in Cairo, Egypt, said Brian MacDougall, executive vice president for administration and finance, in an e-mail.

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  10. University of California deputy CIO is retiring

    trueMel Stanton, deputy chief investment officer for the University of California, Oakland, is retiring after 24 years.

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  11. Eastern Kentucky University scouting for investment consultant

    trueEastern Kentucky University Foundation, Richmond, is seeking an investment consultant for its endowment.

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  12. ESG leaders

    truePolicies vary when it comes to ESG, but some institutions are leading the way.

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  13. Harvard leads in endowment manager pay

    trueHarvard University, Cambridge, Mass., isn’t letting underperformance get in the way of top pay.

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  14. McKnight Foundation adds director of impact investing

    trueElizabeth McGeveran was named impact investing program director at the $2 billion McKnight Foundation.

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