To support the in-perpetuity status of the endowment, we believe a long-term portfolio should be:
  • Equity-oriented
  • Diversified
  • Invested in real assets such as natural resources
  • Value focused and valuation sensitive
  • Fee sensitive
  • Partnered with managers who have a real investment edge.
    Prospective Investment Partners:

    If you are an investment manager or service provider not currently working with Rice University, please email your message and supporting information to We will contact you if we are interested in proceeding further. Thank you.