University Affairs

Stanford releases results of campus climate survey of students

Results of a campus climate survey taken by undergraduate and graduate students in spring 2015 show Stanford has "much more work to do in battling sexual assault and misconduct," President John Hennessy said.

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Stanford, other institutions to offer new 'Coalition Application'

The coalition's goal is to recast the admission process, broaden access and encourage a "college-going mindset" for all students beginning their freshman year in high school.

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Stanford explores the future of higher education and teaching during the 2015-16 Year of Learning

Stanford will explore the art and science of teaching and learning in 2015-16 with the Year of Learning initiative. To kick off the Year of Learning, innovative Stanford faculty will share their techniques and projects at the Great Teaching Showcase event on Oct. 2.

New Stanford investment responsibility structure aims for clarity, responsiveness

Stanford's 2015 safety report provides crime statistics and tips for staying safe

Stanford's Department of Public Safety has released the annual Stanford Safety, Security & Fire Report. As the report does every year, it includes a wide range of information about campus safety.

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Stanford submits new plans for Menlo Park development

Stanford's revised plans for 500 El Camino Real in Menlo Park feature a public plaza, reduced office space, additional housing and space for restaurants and retailers.

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Stanford kicks off 125th anniversary celebration with 'Big Thinkers' symposium

The first in a series of events marking Stanford's 125th year, "Thinking Big About Learning" brings together the greatest minds in education to talk about their current research and discoveries.

Faculty Senate: Encouraging active listening, engagement

The Stanford Faculty Senate on Sept. 24 discussed OpenXChange, a new campus initiative aimed at encouraging open and meaningful discourse on important issues across the Stanford community.

Stanford Health Care president, CEO to step down at the end of 2015

Stanford Management Company releases 2015 results

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New director of Stanford economic institution puts focus on research, students and policy

Stanford economist Mark Duggan this month took the reins of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research as its new director. He aims to get students even more involved with faculty research, and plans to further expand efforts at communicating SIEPR scholarship to policymakers.

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Elizabeth Zacharias named vice president for human resources at Stanford

University President John Hennessy at lectern, with faculty on stage, at Stanford's 125th Opening Convocation / L.A. Cicero

Convocation: What it means to be part of Stanford

Drawing on inspiration from some of the world's greatest leaders and thinkers, Stanford President John Hennessy urged incoming students to open their minds, expand their horizons and follow their passions during their time at Stanford.    

DCI Fellow Kate Jerome walking in Quad arcade / L.A. Cicero

Charting new intellectual, personal pathways at Stanford

The first cohort of fellows in Stanford's Distinguished Careers Institute described the program as invigorating, exciting and enriching, and "a real gift."

Letter from President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy to students, faculty and staff announcing launch of OpenXChange initiative

The goal of the year-long initiative is to strengthen the Stanford community through purposeful engagement.