A St. Lawrence graduate will direct the faculty who teach in the country's
only master of science program in investment management.
Scott Stewart '80 has been named faculty director of the master of science
in investment management program at the Boston University School of Management.
Stewart, who has been with Boston University since 2001, was formerly a fund manager at
A press release from the university stated: "Recent changes in the investment
and finance management community increasingly demand high-quality management
practices and better-qualified professionals," said Louis E. Lataif, dean of
the Boston University School of Management. "Scott's industry expertise
in developing and managing global
equity, fixed income and derivative investment strategies for Fidelity
Investments and State Street, coupled with our Advisory Board members, bring
enormous value to the MSIM program's future curriculum and success."
Stewart recently served as an executive-in-residence in the Boston
University School of Management's Finance and Economics department, where he
advised and taught in the MSIM program. Prior to joining Boston University,
Stewart served as a fund manager and equity group leader at Fidelity
Investments for a $45 billion global investment team he founded in 1987. He
also co-managed Fidelity's Freedom Funds and managed separate accounts for
institutional investors. Before Fidelity Investments, Stewart was a portfolio
manager at State Street from 1985 to 1987. Stewart's investment success has
been noted in several business publications, including Barron's and The Wall
Stewart earned a Ph.D. in finance from Cornell University, and a M.B.A. in
finance at Cornell University's Johnson School of Management. He earned his
B.S. in mathematics and economics from St. Lawrence, and has
published papers in the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Financial Review
and the Financial Analysts Journal.