The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that the 2015 Annual Report is now available online. The report outlines the most important results of our work to advance ideas defining a free society in 2015: key policy debates redefined by Hoover fellows; scholarship brought to life in Hoover publications and media; and critical moments in history preserved by the Library & Archives—all powered by the extraordinary generosity of Hoover supporters.


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Highlights from this year’s report include:

  • A profile of new Tad and Dianne Taube Director Tom Gilligan, including remarks from former director John Raisian, Board of Overseers chairman Thomas W. Tierney, and Stanford University president John Hennessy, welcoming Gilligan to Hoover and detailing his unique qualifications to lead the Institution
  • An announcement of the newest Hoover Institution facility, the David and Joan Traitel Building. Scheduled for completion in 2017, the building will bring friends, fellows, and supporters closer together through new event facilities and further enhance Hoover’s policy research and outreach capabilities
  • An introduction to the new Mary Jo and Dick Kovacevich Initiative at the Hoover Institution, Educating Americans in Public Policy, which combines Hoover’s intellectual resources with digital media platforms to educate millennials, and other targeted audiences about key policy insights
  • Updates on the real-time impact of Hoover research and scholarship on critical policy discussions, including the launch of a cyber security boot camp for senior congressional staff
  • Profiles of exciting new additions to the Hoover fellowship, including noted historian and prolific author Niall Ferguson, who in 2016 will apply his scholarly energy and intellectual wit at Hoover as a full-time in-residence senior fellow
  • A report from Hoover’s Library & Archives on fascinating new acquisitions from around the world and their innovative work to archive the new world of digital media
  • Notes on efforts to amplify Hoover’s decisive voice in the nation’s capital, including the appointment of a veteran of DC policy-making circles, Michael Franc, as the new director of Washington, DC, programs
  • News on Hoover’s strong and growing efforts to push the boundaries of communication and affect national policy discussions, including the William and Barbara Edwards Media Fellows Program and a new iPad application that makes Hoover content easier to access and share
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