Town Square

Post a New Topic

Laurene Powell Jobs joins Stanford Board of Trustees

Original post made on Sep 5, 2012

Palo Alto resident and education reform leader Laurene Powell Jobs has been elected to the Stanford University Board of Trustees, the university announced today. Powell Jobs, who earned a Stanford MBA in 1991, will begin a five-year Stanford board term Oct. 1.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 11:22 AM

Comments (4)

Like this comment
Posted by Susan
a resident of Southgate
on Sep 5, 2012 at 6:17 pm

[Post removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]


Like this comment
Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Sep 5, 2012 at 6:20 pm

As Laurene is a graduate of Stanford GSB.

The appointment is very appropriate

The fact that she is extremely rich helps-- of course.


Like this comment
Posted by businessdecision
a resident of another community
on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:07 am

There was a vacancy?


Like this comment
Posted by another mom
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 10, 2012 at 1:04 am

I think it's wonderful that Mrs. Jobs is giving so much of her time to the community at a time that must still be very difficult in her family's life.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 5,203 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 814 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 774 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 287 views