Prominent Attorney and OC Community Leader Wylie Aitken is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Chapman University

February 27, 2017 by | Business and Law

Chapman University announces that Wylie Aitken, a longtime trial lawyer and fixture in Orange County’s cultural, business and academic scenes, is the newest Chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees. Aitken has served on Chapman’s Board of Trustees since 2004 and begins his two-year year term as Chairman immediately. “What Wylie brings to the

The perks of servant leadership explained, Starbucks style

February 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

As the founding president of Starbucks International, Howard Behar excelled as one of those unconventional executives who dared to do things differently. But he almost killed that spirit with a bad case of self-doubt. Speaking to a crowd of Chapman University students, Behar recounted how as a young executive at a furniture rental company

Former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez donates papers to Chapman

January 6, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

The Hon. Loretta Sanchez ’82, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017, has donated the congressional papers from her 20 years in office to Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The collection includes 25 boxes of her files, papers and committee work, mostly focused on Vietnamese human rights, her work with the

Chapman economists predict growth, mild inflation and ‘Trumpenomics’

December 15, 2016 by | Business and Law

The new Trump administration will certainly change the economic picture for the U.S. But not as much as  the president-elect’s supporters or detractors may think, according to Chapman University President Emeritus Jim Doti. Doti opened the 39th Annual Economic Forecast with a “Trumpenomics” prologue in which he predicted that the president-elect’s plans will be moderated. “On

Nobel Laureate in economics Vernon Smith to be honored at 90th birthday celebration on January 4 Chapman will mark occasion with conference, celebration gala and launch of new Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy

December 9, 2016 by | Business and Law

Chapman University will honor its Nobel Laureate in economics Vernon Smith , Ph.D., with a conference and gala to celebrate Smith’s 90 th birthday. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics. The invite-only conference features a lineup of Smith’s former students who will give