UChicago Stewardship

Keen insight and strategic partnerships help drive the missions of the University’s national and affiliated laboratories. Research, Innovation and National Laboratories is responsible for the stewardship of the University’s contracts with the U.S. Department of Energy in management of Argonne National Laboratory through UChicago Argonne, LLC and co-management of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory through Fermi Research Alliance, LLC.

University President Robert J. Zimmer chairs both respective boards alongside University appointed board members. The Argonne Board of Governors and the FRA Board of Directors are comprised of a diverse collection of business leaders, renowned researchers and senior university administrators.

Board Operations are managed by staff members from Research, Innovation and National Laboratories. Board Operations personnel report to Executive Vice President Eric Isaacs. Dr. Isaacs serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the UChicago Argonne, LLC Board of Governors and is a member of FRA Board of Directors.

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