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.
The Faculty Senate heard reports from both Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Harry Elam and the Emeriti Council on Thursday afternoon, in the body’s final meeting of the academic year.
According to Director of Financial Aid Karen Cooper, MasterCard will disburse $500 million in an education initiative for sub-Saharan Africa.
Stanford+Connects, a four-year outreach initiative launched by the Stanford Alumni Association, recently kicked off an 18-city event tour as part of an effort to bring University content and connections to alumni communities worldwide.
President John Hennessy delivered his annual address to the Academic Council on Thursday afternoon discussing faculty diversity and the expansion of the Stanford Medical Center among other topics.
A proposal to establish a Muslim cultural resource center on campus has gained fresh attention in recent months, with a group of undergraduate and graduate students reviving a seven-year-old plan in meetings with senior University administrators.