Alan Mulally, president and CEO of the Ford Motor Company, has a lot to say about leading a business. Since Bill Ford handed him the keys to the then struggling car manufacturer in Sept. 2006, Mulally has led the company’s share price to a nine-year high, while GM and Chrysler, its two main domestic competitors, went bankrupt and were bailed out by the government.
Economist Paul Volcker gave a sobering assessment of the global financial situation last night, saying difficult fiscal and economic adjustments are necessary to rebuild the world economy.
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education John C. Bravman ‘79 M.S. ‘81 Ph.D. ’85, a veteran of thirty five years on the Farm, said Monday he will leave Stanford this year to become the 17th president of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.
Angelina Cardona ’11 and Kelsei Wharton ’12 beat out five other slates to win the position of ASSU executive on Saturday, defeating Ryan Peacock and Jonathan Bakke, both doctoral students in chemical engineering, in the final round of runoff voting by a margin of more than 500 votes.
Juniors Thom Scher and Stephanie Werner say they have a simple formula for student government: put students first.
Professors William Perry and David Kennedy made a case for the return of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) to campus yesterday in front of the Faculty Senate, which passed a motion to investigate potential relations with the program.
Yesterday, MC Hammer, Robert Scoble and Loic Le Meur spoke to GSB students about social technology.
Provost John Etchemendy last night defended the recently announced increase in undergraduate tuition and room and board in front of a joint session of the ASSU legislature.