Stanford Board of Trustees
LaTonia G. Karr ’92, a San Francisco-based social worker, has been elected as the newest member of the Stanford Board of Trustees. She will assume her five-year term on Feb. 1.
At the first meeting held by new chair Steven Denning, M.B.A. ’78, the Stanford Board of Trustees discussed several ongoing University construction projects, including an… Continue Reading »
Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, wife of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has been elected as the newest member of the Stanford Board of Trustees, the University announced this morning in a press release. A leader and founder of nonprofit organizations aimed at advancing social reform efforts, especially in education, Laurene Jobs will start her five-year term on the Board on Oct. 1.
The University Board of Trustees elected a new chair at its February meeting, current chair Leslie Hume ‘71 Ph.D. ‘79 announced in a press briefing Monday. Steven A. Denning MBA ‘78, current vice chair, will replace Hume on July 1. Hume praised the work of Denning, chairman of General Atlantic Partners LLC, a worldwide private equity firm he co-founded in 1980.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang ‘90 M.S. ‘90 resigned from his board position and broke ties completely with the company Tuesday, amid recent criticism about his leadership and failure to secure a buy-out deal with Microsoft. Yang resigned from all company positions, including the boards of Yahoo Japan Corporation and Alibaba Group Holding Limited.
Hospital delays expansion after complaints… Board of Trustees approves University budget, construction projects… Palo Alto approves city budget… Alum elected to Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board… Jaramillo on “green energy” and price law… Stanford news from around the Web for June 21, 2011.