The Stanford Board of Trustees briefed The Daily on their latest meeting.
At the first meeting held by new chair Steven Denning, M.B.A. ’78, the Stanford Board of Trustees discussed several ongoing University construction projects, including an initiative to add 326 beds to graduate school housing. The renovations would allow 60 percent of graduate students to live on campus, up from roughly 55 percent currently. The Board…
The 2012-13 school year marks the third year of the Global Citizenship theme of Crothers Memorial Hall, a program that has grown sizably in its short lifespan.
Responding to rapid growth in student enrollment, the School of Engineering anticipates making significant expansions to its faculty size.
R&DE Student Housing, which manages 5 million square feet of Stanford buildings, spent roughly $50 million on undergraduate and graduate housing renovations this summer. The renovations included improvements to student comfort, energy and water efficiency, health and safety.
Applications for Arts Intensive, one of three September Studies seminar-based programs offered in the weeks leading into autumn quarter, have risen for the coming academic year, according to Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS) administrators. The number of students who applied for Sophomore College, another September Studies program, has remained stable.
Earlier this month, the University announced the formation of a new administrative unit called Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS), which will bring all of Stanford’s pre-college educational programs into one department. SPCS, currently comprised of six on-campus organizations, will exist under the umbrella of Stanford Continuing Studies (SCS).
This summer, the Stanford University School of Medicine will welcome Robert Harrington, M.D., as its new chair. Harrington currently heads the Duke Clinical Research Institute in North Carolina, the largest clinical trial research organization in the world. The Daily spoke with him about his goals for this new position, his upcoming transition across the country and current room for progress at the School of Medicine.