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September 07, 2017

Kenan Institute Open House

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Recent News & Media

Will aggressive fee-cutting at the state pension fund lead to lower returns?

July 14, 2017

Greg Brown, director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, comments on State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s aggressive moves to slash the fees that the $92 billion state pension fund pays to outside money managers. More

Steadying the Ship

June 20, 2017

An experienced investment committee can put an institution on course to gain higher endowment returns. More

Investment Trends in Clean Energy

June 05, 2017

On April 21, the Kenan-Flagler Energy Club celebrated Earth Day with a lecture by alumnus Rob Glen (Arts & Sciences, ’78). A senior executive based in San Francisco for Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), Glen sets the prominent industry analyst firm’s global service, analysis and customer strategies. He also leads its business relationships with organizations including Chevron, General Electric and Google. More

Latest Research

UNC Clean Tech Summit

July 10, 2017

On March 1-2, approximately 1,000 people convened at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill for the fourth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit. Themes of the 2017 summit included clean energy, food, innovation, and water and energy. More


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