The 43 students participating in UAR’s freshman focus groups eviewed the utility of the Approaching Stanford handbook, New Student Orientation (NSO) and the pre-major advisor (PMA) and academic director (AD) programs.
Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) will add two new academic directors and recruit more pre-major advisors (PMA) in upcoming years in accordance with the suggestions of the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES), according to Kirsti Copeland, director of residentially based advising.
For the first time, Stanford’s Three Books program goes beyond the book: a documentary film, a suite of smartphone applications described on a website that includes articles and video documentation, as well as a book.
With that in mind, Dean Julie’s energy and school-spirit may never be matched. While the University searches for her replacement, we believe that the search team should prioritize candidates who are undergraduate alumni of the university.
Julie Lythcott-Haims ‘89, associate vice provost for undergraduate education and dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising, will step down from her role in June to pursue a master of fine arts in writing, with an emphasis in poetry, from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.