Our performance has ranked in the top quartile among 800+ college/university endowments and foundations.
The long-term investment pool grew to combined assets of $931.6 million, returned 5.0%, and exceeded the policy benchmark by 77 basis points in the second quarter of FY22. With two-thirds of the pool’s assets invested in global equities, both public and private, strength in these markets contributed to the pool’s solid returns.
Ranked among the best
During the last three fiscal years 2018, 2019 and 2020, the Kansas State University Foundation’s performance ranked in the top quartile among 800+ college/university endowments and foundations according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).
Over the longer twenty-year period, the fund returned 7.85% (annualized) — also outperforming that period’s benchmark. The charts below may also be helpful in answering your questions more fully.
Annual fiscal year returns
|Global equities||67% MSCI ACWI Index|
33% Cambridge Associates Global All PE Index
|Diversifying strategies||HFRX Absolute Return Index||7%|
|Inflation hedge||50% Bloomberg Commodity Index|
25% NCREIF ODCE
25% Barclays US TIPS Index
|Deflation hedge||Barclays US Aggregate Index||10%|