Jack McDonald (1937–2018)

John G. “Jack” McDonald, the Stanford Investors Professor of Finance who taught over 10,000 MBA and Executive Education students over a remarkable 50-year career at Stanford Graduate School of Business, died Jan. 26 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto. He was 80 years old.

Known internationally for his work on investment in global equity markets, McDonald was renowned on campus for his intense devotion both to his students and the study of investing.