Location: 310 Peterson Service Building 0005 Phone: (859) 257-6465 Fax: (859) 257-9411
The department provides the University of Kentucky and its affiliated corporations with overall coordination of endowment accounting and financial reporting of endowed funds in accordance with the policies established by the University of Kentucky.
Responsibilities include: Coordinate the set-up of new endowment accounts in SAP, Perform monthly endowment accounting, Administer charitable trusts and gift annuities, Coordinate the liquidation of donated securities, Provide endowment stewardship reporting to the Office of Development, and Provide financial reports required by the Council on Postsecondary Education relating to RCTF endowments and research priority areas.
By completing an Endowment Fund Creation Request Form.
Yes, on January 11, 2005 the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees voted to reduce the current endowment spending rate of 5 percent to 4.75 percent in fiscal year 2006 and to 4.5 percent in fiscal year 2007. The Committee also voted to reduce the current endowment management fee of 1% to .75% in fiscal year 2006 and to .50 percent in fiscal year 2007. This action was taken to protect the value and related purchasing power of the endowment due to lower expected returns, as required by KRS 273.520 to 273.590.