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A case for divestment from fossil fuels

A case for divestment from fossil fuels

Joshua Anaya March 19, 2020

Illustration by Gabrielle Rodriguez As has become apparent through activism within institutions like universities, religious groups and insurance giants across the world, individuals have pressured...

Endowment appears strong and protected

Endowment appears strong and protected

Dominic Anthony September 5, 2019

Graphic by Quinn Butterfield Increasing uncertainty in the global economy, an ongoing trade battle with China and a full quarter of an inverted U.S. bond yield curve all point to an oncoming economic...

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Possible effects of the government shutdown loom over university

Jolie Francis January 23, 2019

While the United States Congress and president battle it out on Capitol Hill, Trinity University faces possible issues caused by the government shutdown. The federal government has been in a partial shutdown...

Trinity awaits endowment tax regulations

Trinity awaits endowment tax regulations

Benjamin Gonzalez November 29, 2018

University officials managing Trinity’s endowment are currently monitoring the upcoming federal tax on private university endowments. The endowment tax, which the U.S. Congress passed in late 2017...

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How does Trinity manage its endowment?

Jolie Francis November 15, 2018

Managing Trinity’s $1.2 billion endowment is no small feat for the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees. The endowment staff helps to support and carry out their investment operations. As...

Photo by Will Christian

Anderson discusses trustee diversification

Gabriella Garriga November 2, 2018

Since he took office, Danny Anderson, president of the university, has looked for ways to diversify the Board of Trustees, the 27 people who oversee every aspect of the university, in ethnicity, gender...

Next week, members of Congress will decide on a tax reform bill that includes an excise tax on university endowments that may cost Trinity $3 million. photo provided by Jomar Thomas on Unsplash

Trinity hires lobbyists to combat proposed endowment tax

Daniel Conrad December 16, 2017

Trinity University has enlisted former Texas congressman Henry Bonilla and two others to lobby against the proposed tax on private university endowments in the Republicans’ tax reform bill, which President...

Graphic by Tyler Herron, graphics editor.

Trinity endowment under aim in tax reform policy

Kendra Derrig November 29, 2017

Proposed plans for tax reform are currently making their way through the United States House of Congress and the Senate. While there are still many hurdles to clear, the bills could impose a 1.4 percent...

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