Bill Gates brought a different message to campus than many visiting CEOs and speakers during a presentation to a packed Cubberley Auditorium Wednesday afternoon. The private sector can’t do it all, the Microsoft founder said, emphasizing the importance of foreign aid and philanthropy to tackle the most pressing global challenges.
University President John Hennessy met with the Board of Trustees this Tuesday to discuss preparations for the potential New York City campus as well as future renovations for Stanford’s main campus.
An agreement for collaboration among Stanford University, the City University of New York (CUNY) and the City College of New York (CCNY) recently passed, furthering progress toward the possible Stanford NYC campus. While the collaboration came about as a result of Stanford’s proposal to build an applied-sciences campus in NYC, CUNY and CCNY will not be submitting the proposal with Stanford.
Sgt. Chris Cohendet, a 31-year-old member of Stanford’s police force, was arrested last week while off duty in San Mateo County for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. The Stanford Department of Public Safety (DPS) has put him on administrative leave while it conducts an internal investigation into the circumstances of the arrest.