As the Faculty Senate approaches a vote next month on a controversial class scheduling proposal, University Registrar Tom Black and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Harry Elam fielded questions and concerns from about 10 students during a town hall-style meeting Wednesday evening.
Undergraduate Advising and Research
Despite an earlier deadline, the Chappell Lougee Scholarship received a record number of applications this year, exceeding last year’s high mark. According to Christina Mesa,… Continue Reading »
ASSU senators discussed student life and academic affairs committee goals for the year, retroactively approved $500 in funding to the Class of 2013 for hosting the Row Tailgate on Sept. 27 and agreed to accelerate the timeline for discussing the Alternative Review Process (ARP) at the Oct. 9 Undergraduate Senate meeting.
Robert Urstein will begin his first day as Stanford’s new dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising next Monday, taking the place of Julie Lythcott-Haims ’89, who stepped down from the position in June
Twenty-one students this year received the Chappell Lougee Scholarship for summer research, with a few more awards yet to be finalized, according to Christina Mesa, an Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) academic director and the scholarship’s coordinator. The recipient group currently includes only three male students.
In the past 50 years, socioeconomic status has become an increasingly important predictor of academic achievement on standardized tests, according to a recently published study by Stanford associate professor of education Sean Reardon.