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Telling Our Story

The heritage of Stanford GSB can be told by those who have lived through it. Hear from faculty, staff, alumni, and students in recorded interviews and panels.

Featured Interviews

A number of interviews have been conducted at Stanford GSB to capture memories of faculty, staff, alumni, and students. These include audio and video interviews with their resulting transcripts are available by request.

Panel Recordings

The legacy of the school has also been explored by a number of panel events held at Stanford GSB.

GSB Anniversary: 90 Years of Progress and Innovation
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On Oct. 23, 2015, a panel reviewed the transformative changes that took the Stanford GSB to global pre-eminence over the last nine decades.
Computing at Stanford GSB, Part 1
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On October 20, 2014, a faculty panel reviewed the beginnings and early years of computing at the GSB.
Computing at Stanford GSB, Part 2
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On July 28, 2015, a panel discussion on the history of computing at the GSB and how it impacted the school's mission, structure, and growth.
An Evening with Five Deans
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On February 26, 2013, a historic gathering of the five living deans of Stanford GSB took place in Cemex Auditorium at Stanford University.
History of Venture Capital Education
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On May 14, 2012, a panel convened to discuss the history of venture capital education at Stanford — in our series on the history of Stanford GSB.
After the War: A New Beginning
byStanford Graduate School of Business
On September 8, 2011, a faculty panel discusses Stanford GSB’s gradual transformation into a major center of academic research after World War II.

More History Highlights

Voices from the Past

Hear again the voices of men and women present during the earliest days of Stanford GSB. For example, a recording of Paul Holden, one of our first faculty members, who came to Stanford GSB in 1926.

Early Years of the PMP

On October 28, 2010, the Oral History program and the Public Management Program (PMP) held a panel discussion on the early years of the PMP. Moderated by Prof. Robert Flanagan, the panel included:

  • PMP founder and former Stanford GSB Dean Arjay Miller
  • First PMP Director John Steinhart
  • Professors Alain Enthoven, Henry Rowen, and Charles Holloway
A Look Back at George Leland Bach

Watch the panel discussion held on May 29, 2009, in commemoration of George Leland Bach, Stanford faculty member who played a decisive role in the transformation of graduate business education in the 20th century.

Lessons That Stand the Test of Time

How have Stanford GSB faculty influenced future leaders? Read Lessons That Stand the Test of Time in the May 2007 issue of Stanford Business magazine is a fond look back at how inspiring teachers shaped today’s executives.

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