The University raised $1.035 billion last year, 46 percent more than the 2011 fiscal year’s $709 million total and significantly more than its 2006 record of $911 million.
The Stanford Board of Trustees approved $4.2 million for a new contemplation center at its recent spring meeting. The annual gathering was held in Monterey from April 15 to 17 to discuss two main topics: undergraduate education and the Stanford Challenge.
Stanford Law School (SLS) announced last week the completion of a five-year comprehensive reform to its second- and third-year law curriculum. The new multidimensional Juris Doctorate program incorporates a more interdisciplinary approach while emphasizing team-oriented problem-solving techniques and expanded hands-on clinical training.
President John Hennessy delivered his annual address to the Academic Council on Thursday afternoon at the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center. At the meeting, the president touched upon the state of finances and development on the Farm before launching an hour-long discussion on Stanford’s proposed New York City Applied Sciences Research and Educational Campus.
Stanford hopes to close financial-aid deficit in four to five years, Hennessy tells Stanford faculty
University President John Hennessy highlighted the endowment’s recovery at Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, which also saw a detailed overview of undergraduate admission and financial aid two years into a financial aid overhaul that pressured University finances but erased tuition for hundreds of students’ families.