Washington University in St. Louis is an independent university that is widely recognized as a national and world leader in education, research, patient care and service to society. The University draws students and faculty from all 50 states and more than 125 nations offering more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields.
Washington University Investment Management Company (WUIMC) is the investment office for Washington University. WUIMC was established in 2006 and manages the University’s endowment and related assets. The WUIMC team consists of 10 investment professionals and additional operations staff that work together to support the mission of Washington University in perpetuity. The total market value of assets overseen by WUIMC was $7.2 billion as of June 30, 2014, which ranks in the top 20 largest university endowments in the U.S.