Penny Pritzker MBA ’85 J.D. ’85 has been nominated as the next U.S. Secretary of Commerce, in an announcement by President Barack Obama on Thursday morning.
As voting in the 2013 ASSU elections nears an end, the Executive slate of Dan Ashton ’14 and Billy Gallagher ’14 have distanced themselves from an endorsement by The Stanford Review, after the publication of a controversial opinions piece critical of the Students of Color Coalition (SOCC).
With ASSU elections set to take place at the end of this week, many campus groups have already issued endorsements for candidates who best share their values. In recent years, no such group has been as influential or successful as the Students of Color Coalition (SOCC).
Stanford offered admission to 2,210 students via electronic notification today, producing – at 5.69 percent – the lowest admit rate in University history.
The Faculty Senate heard reports from Vice Provost for Graduate Education Patricia Gumport M.A. ’82 M.A. ’86 Ph.D. ’87 and Dean of the Graduate School of Education Claude Steele at its meeting Thursday.
Amidst student discontent over proposed changes to class scheduling, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Harry Elam met with ASSU representatives and concerned students Thursday evening in a session that eventually prompted a consensus toward fostering greater student involvement in University decision-making processes.