Office of Investments
The Office of Investments, under the guidance of the Investment Committee, is responsible for managing the Long Term and Intermediate Investment Funds. The University strives to earn the highest possible return from interest, dividends, realized gains and market value increases while maintaining an appropriate level of risk. To do this, the services of external investment managers are utilized. Both the Office of Investments and the Investment Committee closely monitor the performance of the portfolios with re-allocation occurring as needed.
The CIO manages a team of investment professionals who develop the strategic direction of the portfolio, tactically allocate to attractive opportunities, and select investment managers all within a risk management framework.
The primary objects is to provide a consistent, growing, inflation-adjusted revenue stream, measured as CPI + 5 percent, for the Regents, Chancellor and Presidents to provide funding for student scholarships and academic chairs.