Coming off of the largest applicant pool in University history, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions plans on making significant expansions to its staff this year in order to keep pace with growing interest from prospective students.
On Feb. 15, a Toyon residential staff member alerted two University officials that Akeen Valdez, who is not a Stanford student but was living in Toyon with a resident, had been accused of sexual assault by a female Toyon resident. It would be more than a month before a stay-away letter was issued against Valdez, and more than two months before he would be escorted off campus by University officials.
Winfrey spent Thursday touring the University with two students from her Leadership Academy for Girls, which she founded in South Africa in 2007. Winfrey was spotted around campus taking pictures with Stanford undergraduates and being serenaded by the student a capella group Talisman.
A recent study published by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) estimated that the state of California has underfunded public pensions anywhere from $498 billion to $142.6 billion, depending on assumed rates of return on investments.
The Office of Residential Education (ResEd) has implemented changes to the financial policies for student-managed Row houses over the recent months, following the identification of several “compliance issues” during a general review process, according to administrators.
ASSU President Michael Cruz ’12 recently took over the position of Chair of the Community Action Board (CAB), replacing Aracely Mondragon ’13, who stepped down from the post in mid-October for personal reasons unrelated to her work on the Board. Cruz said the split was amicable.