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November 4, 2003


Vanderbilt University is scheduled to announce a new initiative for investing in intellectual property, according to The Tennessean. The program will be based on the Chancellors Fund, which helped finance start-ups using the intellectual property of professors and researchers on campus. For the full article, see http://tennessean.com/business/archives/03/10/41591324.shtml?Element_ID=41591324.
November 4, 2003


Vanderbilt University is scheduled to announce a new initiative for investing in intellectual property, according to The Tennessean. The program will be based on the Chancellor's Fund, which helped finance start-ups using the intellectual property of professors and researchers on campus. For the full article, see http://tennessean.com/business/archives/03/10/41591324.shtml?Element_ID=41591324.

Fisk University's board of trustees should take a look at themselves before searching for the next president, according to an open letter written by two former trustees to the board's chairman, Reynaldo P. Glover. The Tennessean reports some familiar with Fisk believe its trustees “routinely micromanaged the work of the university's presidents, frustrating the chief executive to the point of quitting.” For the full article, see http://tennessean.com/education/archives/03/10/41658160.shtml?Element_ID=41658160.