Endowment Shows Strong Earnings in 2017 Fiscal Year

By NICOLE POLLACK

November 15, 2017

Middlebury’s endowment increased by $74 million in the 2017 fiscal year after an investment return of 13.8 percent, ending the year totaling $1.074 billion.  This year’s figure represents an improvement over the previous year’s return rate of −4.5 percent. Middlebury withdrew $68.5 million from it...

The State of Our Endowment

By Ethan Brady

November 5, 2015

I am disappointed by this paper’s recent coverage of the endowment return for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015. Let’s get one thing straight: Middlebury’s endowment had a terrible showing this year. The return on investment was 6.9 percent, which equates to a $19.1 million increase from...

Endowment Results Show Growth in Fiscal 2015 Year

By Henry Burnett

October 21, 2015

The College’s endowment yielded a 6.9 percent return on investment during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015, beating national averages. Despite the $19.1 million increase, the endowment grew less than last year’s 16.5 percent rate of return. Vice President for Finance and Treasurer of the...

Endowment Structure Changing

By Viviana Altamirano

October 8, 2014

President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz updated the College on the development of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) progress outlined in a mass email sent Sept. 23. The development of stronger ESG principles for the investment portfolio, the creation of ESG guidelines to help monitor ope...

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