January 4, 2007
Ruthe Ashley, ’88, the Assistant Dean and Director for McGeorge’s Career Development Office, has been named to a high post at the California Public Employees Retirement System.
Ashley will join CalPERS, the largest public retirement fund in the United States with $205 billion in assets, as its first Diversity Officer, External Relations. She will work closely with CalPERS investment office to expand investment opportunities in emerging, diverse markets and will serve as the legal expert on Equal Employment Opportunity issues. Ashley will leave the law school in mid-January.