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Board chair Rubenstein to 'unveil DaVinci code' of life after Duke in commencement address

David Rubenstein, Trinity ’70 and chair of the Board of Trustees, will be the speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony.

Rubenstein is co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, a private equity firm he co-founded in 1987. Today, the firm manages $162 billion in assets, making it one of the most successful investment firms in the world. Additionally, Rubenstein is a philanthropist who has provided funding to national landmarks, as well as projects at Duke.