President John Hennessy returned to the Faculty Senate Thursday afternoon after completing his four-month sabbatical. During the meeting, faculty members heard reports from both the School of Medicine and the Emeriti Council, as well as voted to express their concern about the professionalization of collegiate athletics.
The 2012-13 budget will reflect the University’s “very strong financial position” in the allocation of funds to academic, administrative and auxiliary units, according to University officials, as both revenues and expenses are projected to rise from previous years.
With two weeks left before graduation, the Class of 2012 remains slightly behind last year’s record participation in Senior Gift donations. Gift organizers expressed optimism, however, that seniors’ contribution to the student-driven initiative will spike in the final weeks.
The singles and doubles portion of the NCAA Championships once again proved to be an elusive prize for the Stanford men’s tennis team this weekend, with senior Bradley Klahn falling to eventual champion Steve Johnson of USC in the semifinal of the singles event and the duo of Klahn and fellow senior Ryan Thacher coming up just short in the doubles quarterfinal against Oklahoma’s Costin Paval and Dane Webb.
The Stanford men’s tennis team enjoyed mixed fortunes on the first day of the season-ending NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, as senior Bradley Klahn upset No. 4 seed Jarmere Jenkins of Virginia in straight sets, while senior Ryan Thacher fell to Texas Tech’s Gonzalo Escobar…