“Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined six others in becoming members of Duke University’s Board of Trustees,” Mason Levinson reports for Bloomberg. “ValueAct Capital Management LLC CEO Jeff Ubben, Coca-Cola Foundation Chairwoman Lisa Borders and PRM Advisors LLC founder Patricia Morton also began six-year terms as trustees at the Durham, North Carolina, school on July 1, Duke said in a news release.”
“Jack Boyd, president-elect of the school’s alumni association; recent graduate Anna Knight and JD/MBA candidate Ben Shellhorn were named observing members of the 37-person board,” Levinson reports. “Cook, Apple’s CEO since 2011, holds an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Congrats to Tim!*
*the only thing is that Duke sucks – GO ‘CUSE!