Tag: Stanford

Job Duties at Stanford Endowment

What are the responsibilities of a Managing Director of Operations inside an endowment? Directly and/or through his/her team, manage the following areas including (but not limited to): Strategic Leadership: Contribute to the development of...

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Stanford Endowment Performance 2019

Stanford announced their endowment figures last week. For the 12 months ending June 30, 2019, Stanford Management Company generated a 6.5 percent investment return, net of all internal and external costs and fees, but gross of the newly levied...

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Startup Culture at Stanford

“Some companies are born in the classroom. Terry Winograd looks like an academic, with bushy white hair and a mustache to rival Einstein’s. When the former computer science professor first went to work at Stanford in 1973, his intentions...

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Founding a University

“When railroad magnate and former California Gov. Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, lost their only child, Leland, Jr., to typhoid in 1884, they decided to build a university as the most fitting memorial, and deeded to it...

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