Making the Grade

Mount Holyoke takes an Ivy League approach to investing its endowment, relying heavily on hedge funds.

Mount Holyoke College may not have the cachet of its Ivy League brethren, but the Seven Sisters school, nestled in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has been just as aggressive in its approach to investing its endowment. Like some of its famed graduates, including poet Emily Dickinson, Mount Holyoke’s investment committee has been progressive.

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