President Emeritus, Chapman University
WHY: Renaissance man who built Chapman into OC’s most successful private university. Considered one of nation’s most accurate economic forecasters.
RECENT: Becoming more bearish on economy. Donated a kidney, ran a half marathon weeks later.
QUOTABLE: In September Leader Board for Business Journal, wrote “While it may be too early to make a recessionary forecast, it’s getting close. Given the storm clouds that are forming, I think it’s time to batten down the hatches.”
FUN FACTS: Favorite film, “Marty”; TV show, “Jeopardy”; book, “Catch-22.” Musical group of youth: The Drifters. Played varsity tennis in earlier years.