John F. Powers, president and chief executive officer of the Stanford Management Company (SMC), announced plans to step down in 2015.
The Stanford University Merged Pool achieved a 1.0 percent return on investments over 12 months, ending June 30, 2012. The University endowment grew by 3.2 percent during Stanford’s fiscal year, ending August 31, 2012.
The Stanford Management Company (SMC) has continued to re-align its portfolio in response to losses sustained during the recent recession, according to SMC president and chief executive John Powers.
Stanford Management Company (SMC) announced that its merged pool, the University’s principal investment pool, secured a 14.4 percent investment gain in the year that ended June 30, 2010.
Kenneth Frier, M.B.A. ’84 has been named Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) chief investment officer (CIO), a position he currently holds at the Hewlett-Packard Company. Frier is primed to manage the nation’s third-richest college endowment, a charge he will share with SMC president and chief executive officer John Powers, M.B.A. ’83.
Stanford University is searching for a chief investment officer (CIO) to help manage its endowment, but candidates for the position have not yet been disclosed. The post has been vacant since February 2008, when former chief investment officer Eric Upin stepped down to pursue a career with Sequoia Capital, a venture capital firm. Stanford recently…
A study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and the Commonfund indicates that Stanford’s endowment took a significantly greater hit than the national average in fiscal year 2009.