Chart of the Week: Yale retakes second place in endowment size, with 7 pct surge; Princeton jumps to fourth

For fiscal 2015 ended June 30, U.S. and Canadian institutional endowments saw a reduction in growth, with the average fund growing 1.7 percent, as opposed to 15 percent the year earlier. Harvard once again held the top spot by size, at $36.4 billion. Yale regained momentum and moved up to No. 2 with 7 percent growth. University of Texas System dropped back to third, with an endowment fund valued at $24.1 billion.