In its current form, the Pediatric Weight Control Program, developed over 20 years ago, uses behavioral interventions in order to address childhood obesity by helping families create a balanced diet and focus on exercise habits.
The teach-in cited insufficient transparency and accessibility of the Board of Trustees as the largest obstacle to meaningful change on divestment.
According to Roberts, the high standards to which those at Stanford hold themselves can have negative effects on aspects of well-being.
“Some folks are just like, you know, we can't anymore, we’re moving out of state moving or we’re moving to other areas where we can afford homes,” said Jose Escanuela, president of Stanford’s local chapter of Service Employees International Union (SEIU Local 2007), speaking on behalf of many Stanford workers.
“Stanford can never be a place where one size fits all.” Ten years ago when Harry Elam first stepped into his role as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, he uttered these words to The Daily. Now after announcing that he would step down from his position as vice provost for undergraduate education at the end of the current academic year, it’s clear that this understanding has shaped the way he influenced undergraduate education.