Isenberg Professor Honored with Alternative Investments Award

December 3, 2012

On December 1, Isenberg finance professor Thomas Schneeweis became the first recipient of the Annual Award for Academic Excellence and Alternative Investment Research, a new honor from The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA).  At CAIA's third annual awards ceremony in New York City, Schneeweis was commended for "his extraordinary vision for the global alternative investment industry and his commitment and passion for academic achievement at the highest level in alternative education."


Schneeweis is the Michael and Cheryl Philipp Professor of Finance and a founding board member of CAIA. Thanks to his leadership, CAIA has become a recognized think tank for academic and industry thought leaders, noted the organization. CAIA's role as a rich depository of ideas, it continued, gives it an edge in promoting professional development in the alternative investments industry through continuing education, innovative research, and advocacy of high standards of professional ethics.


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