Los Angeles Times:
“…The idea was to take what is unique about Apple and create a forum that can impart that DNA to future generations of Apple employees,” said a former Apple executive who spoke on the condition of anonymity to preserve his relationship with the company. “No other company has a university charged with probing so deeply into the roots of what makes the company so successful.”
Corporate universities aren’t a new idea by any stretch of the imagination. Jobs allegedly tapped Joel Polodny, dean of Yale’s business school, to run the program. Apple had no comment, of course.