Richard Levin, Yale University’s former president, was named chief executive officer of Coursera Inc., giving the online learning company the endorsement of a respected educator as questions mount about the future of open courses.
President Barack Obama is considering Yale University President Richard Levin for a top economic post, possibly head of the National Economic Council or chairman of his outside advisory board, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Shortly after she took over as chief executive officer of Harvard Management Co. on July 1, 2008, Jane Mendillo gathered the university endowment’s 200- member staff for a town-hall-style meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank Building in downtown Boston, across the Charles River from Harvard University.
When Marion McCollom Hampton graduated from the Yale School of Management in 1982, the program didn’t grant business degrees and she didn’t want one. Its mission was to train leaders of all sorts, not just executives, she said.
Yale University President Richard Levin expressed outrage over revelations that the New York Police Department used cyber surveillance and other tactics to monitor Muslim student associations throughout the Northeast.