University Affairs

Report of the President: Academic Council Professoriate appointments

The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on February 16, March 8 and March 15, 2016, and were approved by the President.

Steven Denning portrait / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Stanford leaders address Board of Trustees during its April retreat

During its April meeting, trustees heard presentations from campus leaders on a variety of issues – economics, arts programs, the Stanford Cyber Initiative, the biomedical revolution in precision health. They also toured the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Helen Wilson / L.A. Cicero

Q&A: Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence

The Confidential Support Team offers a safe, confidential place for students to get help if they have been impacted by sexual assault or relationship violence. The team's new director, Helen Wilson, describes the services in a Q&A.

Dereca Blackmon, Associate Dean and Director, DGEN Office

At Stanford, inclusion is everyone's work

The Diversity and First-Gen Office (DGen) at Stanford is the hub of support for first-generation and low-income students and the nucleus for inclusion and diversity programs. The office is playing a key role in Stanford's yearlong OpenXChange initiative.

Students, administrators convene process to advance diversity, inclusion at Stanford

In response to concerns raised by a group called the Who's Teaching Us coalition, Stanford leaders and student representatives are convening discussions on multiple subjects focused on advancing diversity and inclusion on campus.

Bicyclists ride along El Camino Real

Stanford Perimeter Trail finished

Work is now complete on the Stanford Perimeter Trail, a 3.4-mile link between recreational areas in the foothills and the bay.

Sebastien Tilmans in front of the William and Cloy Codiga Resource Recovery Center. / Photo: Kate Chesley

Stanford's Codiga Resource Recovery Center to open in May

The new Codiga Resource Recovery Center, which opens in May on Bonair Siding, could revolutionize the 100-year-old wastewater treatment paradigm while it helps accelerate the commercialization of promising new technologies.

Stanford offers admission to 2,063 students from around the world

The Office of Undergraduate Admission announced today that 2,063 high school students have been admitted to the Class of 2020 from a pool of 43,997.

John Hennessy onstage at Stanford Connects event in Seoul / Courtesy Stanford Alumni Association

The Farm comes to Shanghai and Seoul

Nearly 600 alumni and friends in Shanghai and Seoul attend Stanford+Connects for an immersion in all things Cardinal.

University Architect David Lenox / L.A. Cicero

Redwood City campus will evoke the look and feel of Stanford

Building a campus from scratch has provided both opportunities and challenges for the Campus Planning and Design Office. University Architect David Lenox talks about the university's approach to the new campus' look and feel.

President and provost discuss student alcohol use, seek campus dialogue on new solutions

Provost John Etchemendy at the Faculty Senate. /Photo: L.A. Cicero

Stanford to establish principles for renaming streets and buildings

After establishing principles for reconsidering and renaming streets and buildings on campus, a committee composed of faculty, students and staff will apply the principles first to places that honor Junipero Serra.  

2015 Staff Survey results

Last fall, 61 percent of Stanford's staff participated in a survey that asked about working at the university. Respondents expressed pride in the institution and the opportunities it affords, while expressing a need for a better understanding of university priorities.

Parents Weekend 2016

Stanford campus shines for families visiting for Parents' Weekend

More than 3,500 family members visited Stanford over the sunny weekend to roam the grounds, sample student life and, most of all, spend time with their sons and daughters.  

Steven Denning, trustees chair / L.A. Cicero

Trustees address a range of issues

During its recent meeting, the Stanford Board of Trustees endorsed the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program, set tuition, approved construction projects, discussed investment responsibility and the Year of Learning, and welcomed former trustees back to campus with a program in the arts district.