The Stanford Board of Trustees briefed The Daily on their latest meeting.
This is the final installment of an interview with University President John Hennessy. It focuses on President Hennessy’s future at Stanford.
President Hennessy discusses Stanford’s success in fundraising and the use of that money
A groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday afternoon marked the start of construction on the museum building that will eventually house the Anderson Collection, “one of the most outstanding private collections of 20th century American art in the world” according to University Provost John Etchemendy, Ph.D. ’82.
Construction will begin on schedule for the McMurtry Building, the new home of Stanford’s Art & Art History Department, in summer 2013. The structure is intended to invigorate the department and strengthen its presence on campus.
The University announced Tuesday the list of musical performers who will first grace Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall after it open its doors on Jan. 11, 2013. The San Francisco Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Los Lobos and the St. Lawrence String Quartet will all play in a series of ticketed and free performances during the concert hall’s opening week, according to a University press release.