Archives for August 2011

Ken Chenault ’73 is ‘Executive Dream Team CEO’ (Fortune)

Ken Chenault '73

American Express CEO Ken Chenault, a member of Bowdoin’s Class of 1973, is first choice for what Fortune magazine calls its Executive Dream Team.

In this “fantasy executive league,” Chenault is chosen to be Dream Team CEO for being “respected, admired, a team builder … and a good boss.”



Remembering Former Visiting Economics Professor David Aschauer

Photo courtesy: Bates College

David Aschauer, visiting professor of economics at the College from January 1999 to May 2001, died Monday, August 22. Aschauer, the Elmer W. Campbell Professor of Economics at Bates College since 1990, was 58 years old.

Prior to his arrival in Maine, Aschauer was a senior economist on the Board of Governors at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and his expertise was tapped by the likes of the U.S. Congress, World Bank, CIA and EPA. Read the Sun Journal obitiuary.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick.