Williston Library at dusk

Fiscal Year 2022 Investment Report

The endowment is a foundational source of sustaining support for Mount Holyoke College. Through distributions that fund the College’s annual operating budget, the endowment allows the College to provide an intellectually rigorous education for students of all backgrounds, and it therefore strengthens the College’s legacy of leadership in education. The endowment helps the College invest in key areas such as scholarship aid for students, internship experiences and faculty support.

The endowment stood at $1,002.5 million as of June 30, 2022. The invested pool generated a return of -5.9%, net of fees, over the fiscal year 2022. During a tumultuous year for markets, the endowment protected capital and outperformed the policy benchmark while distributing over $40 million to support the operating budget.