The 15th Undergraduate Senate picked up where it left off during its first meeting of the 2013-14 academic year eager to start implementing new ideas, including several new grants and funding opportunities.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate unanimously approved the Alternative Review Process (ARP)–a revised judicial procedure for cases involving sexual assault, relationship violence, sexual harassment and stalking–at its Feb. 5 meeting.
19 student groups submitted 20 applications requesting $100,000 in winter funding.
The office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning has awarded 14 grants to professors wishing to realize their experiments in online education. The recipients of the grants came from disciplines ranging from materials science to psychiatry.
Even as Stanford continues to bounce back strongly from the impact of the 2008 recession, renewed uncertainty about potential cuts in federal spending may prompt a more serious challenge to the University’s ability to fund faculty and students in the years ahead.
John Mitchell, the new Vice Provost for Online Education (VPOL), recently sat down with The Daily to discuss his position and plans for the office.