Burke, Doris; Levenson, Eugenia; Vickers, Marcia
October 2005
Fortune;10/3/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 7, p155
Focuses on David F. Swensen and Jack R. Meyer, the manager of Yale's $15 billion endowment and Harvard's $22 billion endowment, respectively. Swensen's impressive investment record, up 16.1% a year while the S&P 500 index gained 12.3%; Observation that Meyer trails Swensen's record, but earns $7 million a year to Swensen's $1, which causes controversy in the university community; Plans of Meyer to start his own hedge fund once Harvard finds a new endowment chief.


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