On Tuesday night, University administrators, including Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 and President John Hennessy, met with resident fellows (RFs) from across campus to discuss their thoughts on banning hard alcohol from Stanford residences.
The Board of Trustees announced today that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, current president of The Rockefeller University in New York and former faculty member, has been selected as the 11th president of Stanford University, effective Sept. 1.
The University has announced a new process for investigating and adjudicating sexual assault cases. The process, called the Stanford Student Title IX Investigation and Hearing Process, will replace the current Alternate Review Process. The pilot for the new process will begin on Feb. 1 and is expected to last until August 2018.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission reports that 81.1 percent of admitted undergraduates enrolled as students in the Class of 2019, up from 78.2 percent last year. The yield rate is the highest in Stanford history.
Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow showed a short documentary to students Tuesday night and spoke about her career in filmmaking. Bigelow has directed films including “Zero Dark Thirty” and the Academy Award-winning “The Hurt Locker.”
Edward Snowden, former NSA infrastructure analyst turned whistleblower, on May 15 at Cubberley Auditorium to discuss the philosophical tensions of whistleblowing and government surveillance. The 2015 Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker, Snowden spoke via video conference from Moscow.
Tuesday evening, the Board of Judicial Affairs (BJA) held an open discussion titled “The Honor Code in the 21st Century.” Dozens of students, faculty and staff members shared their perspectives on current issues involving the Honor Code.