Stanford Management Company (SMC) announced that its merged pool, the University’s principal investment pool, secured a 14.4 percent investment gain in the year that ended June 30, 2010.
Kenneth Frier, M.B.A. ’84 has been named Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) chief investment officer (CIO), a position he currently holds at the Hewlett-Packard Company. Frier is primed to manage the nation’s third-richest college endowment, a charge he will share with SMC president and chief executive officer John Powers, M.B.A. ’83.
Stanford University and the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (DSA) are putting the finishing touches on a new labor agreement that will be revealed and put to vote the first week of August.
This fall the Office of Undergraduate Admission is expected to maintain the status quo — save for two main changes. The office will bring on board a newly revamped admission staff after losing seven admission officers this year, and will decide whether or not to put a random auditing system in place.
A week after the nurses’ union proposed a cooling-off period to settle the ongoing contract stalemate with Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the hospitals have not budged on their final contract offer.
Recent publications by Hoover scholars have lent support to Raisian’s words and raise the question: how much of an impact does Hoover’s scholarly work have in Washington?
In an ongoing effort to raise support for the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA), a number of university provosts and presidents, including Provost John Etchemendy, have released an open letter to higher education institutions.
U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Representative Pete Visclosky (D-Ind.) last week received a call to action on energy issues from 107 student body presidents of American colleges and universities.