Laurene Powell Jobs to Join Stanford Board of Trustees

Posted September 5, 2012 at 3:27pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5762 views

Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is joining Stanford University's board of trustees, reports TechCrunch.

She has been elected for a five-year term that will begin on October 1. The move continues her association with educational policy as well as Stanford -- she attended business school there, getting her MBA in 1991. Steve Jobs also had a strong connection to Stanford: although Jobs never attended, he delivered one of his most famous speeches at the school: the commencement address at Stanford's 2005 graduation ceremony. The pair actually met at Stanford in 1989, when Jobs was giving a speech at the business school.

The appointment is expected to be announced formally today. Powell Jobs will join 32 others on the board including Ron Johnson (now CEO of J.C. Penney) and Jerry Yan (co-founder of Yahoo).

Read More


Share
Add Comment
Big one - September 7, 2012 at 7:40am
Id do her .. Lol
rudyy - September 6, 2012 at 2:43am
That is one homely-looking broad.
Follow iClarified
Apple Reminds Customers of Tax Free Period in Select US States
Apple is reminding customers of a Tax Free pe...
Benchmarks for the Newly Updated Retina Display MacBook Pros [Charts]
Primate Labs has posted benchmarks for the ne...
New Mid-2014 MacBook Pro Unboxing Photos, SSD Benchmark Results
OWC has gotten a hold of the new mid-2014 Ret...
Plants vs. Zombies 2 Gets 'Dark Ages Part 2' Update
The Dark Ages Part 2 update to Plants vs. Zom...
Apple Support Page Hints at Upcoming Mac Mini Refresh
An Apple Support page may have inadvertently ...