Stewardship in Action
The University’s stewardship of Argonne and Fermilab provides institutional support and unique resources that help the national labs tackle some of the greatest scientific and technical challenges of our time.
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In addition to managing Argonne (through UChicago Argonne, LLC) and Fermilab (through Fermi Research Alliance, LLC), UChicago has direct oversight of the internationally renowned Marine Biological Laboratory and is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope project.
Governance and Board Operations
University President Paul Alivisatos chairs the boards of Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory alongside University-appointed board members. The Argonne Board of Governors and the FRA Board of Directors comprise a diverse group of business leaders, renowned researchers and senior university administrators.
The Office of Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives is responsible for all board strategy, operations and programmatic reviews for both the Argonne Board of Governors and the FRA Board of Directors.