Ron Rebholz was not just an inspiring teacher of Shakespeare. He was throughout his years at Stanford a principled, courageous political activist who challenged the University to live up to its highest ideals, and regularly found it all too often a failure. You could write a good history of Stanford by following the life of Ron Rebholz.
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The Stanford University Board of Trustees met on Monday and Tuesday of this week to discuss issues ranging from an increase in tuition to the construction of new facilities and housing.
Gene Sykes MBA ’84 is an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and the newest member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees, having begun his five-year term on Feb. 1. The Daily sat down with Sykes to discuss his new role, his expectations and his goals for the future.
The Stanford Board of Trustees heard a report from new School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor and approved the University’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year at its June meeting.
A citizen coalition called Fair Share at Stanford is pressuring the Board of Trustees and University officials to intervene in a tax dispute involving one of Stanford’s tenants, alleging that the tenant has unjustly withheld millions of dollars in taxes from Santa Clara County. The University has declined to involve itself in the case.