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Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There is a profound linkage between the quality of a university and its financial resources. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge rank among the world's finest educational institutions, and are ... More


Campus Prominence: Collegiate Literary Societies in Nineteenth-Century Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The victory parade that followed the 1896 oratorical contest in the streets of Lexington served as a manifestation of one of the student group's oldest traditions. Even before the war, public ... More


Closing Remarks I

Felicity Heal

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows that Corpus Christi College stood at the beginning of a new cycle in the story of Oxford, one in which other founders modelled their work on the forward-looking plan devised by ... More


South versus North

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The southern educational system reflected the nature of southern society, with an elite committed to supporting secondary and collegiate institutions, but leaving the diffusion of popular primary ... More


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