Duke’s Endowment Chief Follows Ex-Harvard, Stanford Money Men Into Private Practice

Nov 14 2006 | 10:37am ET

The head of Duke University’s endowment is looking for his own piece of the ballooning hedge fund pie.

After watching his peers at Harvard University and Stanford University strike out on their own with two of the largest hedge fund launches in history, Duke University Management Co. CEO Thurston Morton will retire at the end of the year to start his own firm.


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