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William H. McLean

Theories of Financial Investing

William H. McLean is the Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Northwestern University. He is responsible for managing the University’s $11.0 billion diversified portfolio, which includes substantial investments in alternative strategies (Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Real Estate) as well as holdings in more traditional publicly traded global stocks and bonds. He serves as a board member of the TIFF Charitable Foundation (TCF) and is a current trustee of the University of Richmond and a board member of The Sherman Fairchild Foundation and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.  He has taught Theories of Financial Investing for 17 years in the Business Institutions program. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979.

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