Tufts University is a leading teaching and research institution. Tufts student body is made up of over 8,500 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs, and offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines including arts, sciences, engineering, international relations, veterinary medicine, nutrition, dentistry, and biomedical sciences. As of July 2018, the University\'s endowment and long-term assets total $1.9 billion. Approximately 20% of the endowment is allocated to private equity. We are currently focused on building a portfolio in a variety of sectors and strategies. Another 10% of the endowment is allocated to real estate and we are exploring private partnerships, hedge fund managers focused on real estate securities and development partners looking at assets strategic to the university.