Business School

The Oral History Program at the Graduate School of Business is dedicated to the preservation of the collective memory of the School through recorded interviews of faculty, staff and alumni.


“An Evening with Five Deans”

On Feb 26, 2013 at 4:30 the five living Deans of the Graduate School of Business gathered on the stage at Cemex Auditorium to reflect on the past and present of the business school. Former Deans Arjay Miller, Robert Jaedicke, A. Michael Spence and Robert Joss joined current Dean Garth Saloner in a discussion of the past several decades of the School and overarching themes in the history of the GSB.

“History of VC Education”

On Monday, May 14, 2012 in Cemex Auditorium, a panel convened to discuss the history of venture capital education at Stanford. This was the second in our ongoing series on the history of the GSB. Prof Charles Holloway led panel members John Glynn, Pitch Johnson and Peter Wendell as they discussed how VC classes began and evolved at the GSB.

“After the War”

Watch moderator James March lead a recent faculty panel at Cemex Auditorium on September 8, 2011 about transformation at the GSB after World War II, when the School began to evolve into a major center of academic research. This was the inaugural session in our ongoing series on the history of the GSB.

For more information about the program, please visit the Program homepage.

Paul Reist
Oral History Program
Stanford Graduate School of Business