UC Berkeley Honors Trustee Kevin Chou, 2019 Alumnus of the Year

The Foundation is extremely proud of Trustee Kevin Chou ’02, winner of the 2019 Alumnus of the Year award. This award recognizes a prominent alumnus/a who exemplifies the very best of Berkeley, whose professional leadership and contributions have led to extraordinary advances that benefit the greater good of society, who gives back to the community […]

May Board Meeting 2019

  The annual UC Berkeley Foundation Board meeting took place May 17, 2019 in Pauley Ballroom in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union building. After a packed morning full of robust presentations and discussion groups, the Trustees bade farewell to eleven extraordinary trustees, many of whom have completed over a decade of service on […]

UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco Team Up for First Joint Board Meeting

  On March 7, 2019, the Executive Committee of the UC Berkeley Foundation and UC Berkeley’s Board of Visitors came together with UCSF’s Board of Overseers for the first joint meeting at UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay. This milestone meeting featured faculty presenters from two collaborative research areas between the campuses – the Innovative […]

Berkeley Charter Gala 2019

  On May 16, Trustees gathered with the campus community at Berkeley Charter Gala, an elegant evening honoring the 2019 recipients of UC Berkeley’s Achievement Awards, including Alumnus of the Year Trustee Kevin Chou, and Founders Award recipients Dado and Maria Banatao. The Achievement Awards are co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees (UCBF) […]

Slideshow: February Board Events 2019

The Trustees gathered for the February Board events at Memorial Stadium and Connie & Kevin Chou Hall on February 21 and 22, 2019. The events kicked off with dinner at University Club, where they heard from new deans David Ackerly, Dean of the College of Natural Resources; Ann Harrison, Dean of the Haas School of […]

Berkeley Travels to Shanghai, China

This past November, the Chancellor, along with a Berkeley contingent, traveled to Shanghai to attend a series of events highlighting the best of Berkeley. We kicked off the weekend with an international academic forum featuring our renowned faculty. The next day, fans cheered for Berkeley at the Cal vs. Yale basketball game, and then danced […]

October Board Meeting and Ribbon Cutting at the New Berkeley Way Building

Foundation Board Chair, Susan Chamberlin, welcomes the Board of Trustees to the newly constructed Berkeley Way Building at the October 12, 2018 Board meeting. Directly following the Board meeting, Trustees and guests joined the Chancellor, deans and faculty in a celebratory ribbon cutting. The new building completed construction in July 2018, and houses the School […]

Trustees Honored at the May Board Meeting 2018

Chair Susan Chamberlin and Vice Chair Jim Koshland thank the outgoing Trustees at the May 11, 2018 Board meeting. Trustees Georgia Lee and Colleen McAndrews are honored for their extensive service as Chair of the Audit Committee and Member of the BEMCO Board, respectively. (Photos by Keegan Houser)

Endowment Management

The Berkeley Endowment Management Company (BEMCO) manages the investment of endowment funds given to support Berkeley’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. Established in 2009, the Berkeley Endowment Management Company provides professional stewardship of endowment gifts given to the UC Berkeley Foundation in support of Berkeley’s mission of teaching, research, and public service.