When it was founded in 1891, Stanford was ahead of its time: The school did not charge tuition fees, it admitted women and it had no religious affiliation. There were Asian American and Native American students in the first classes. But despite these measures, Stanford was, for the first 70 years of its history, overwhelmingly male – and even more overwhelmingly white.
Native American Cultural Center
Stanford’s Native American Cultural Center is set to help host the annual Dolores Sanchez Memorial Christmas toy drive for Muwekma Ohlone children with the tribe’s Education and Youth Committee from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3.