The report — which will be discussed at the Faculty Senate this Thursday — also expressed the Undergraduate Senate’s official endorsement of the proposals, and includes recommendations for potential amendments to the proposals based on student feedback.
The Daily sat down with five Stanford students who applied to both American and British universities to get their perspectives on the differences in admissions processes between the two systems.
The Wednesday event at NVIDIA Auditorium introduced the campus to one of the first women to earn a doctorate in the field of computer science and who later went on to win awards for her pioneering work in designing programming languages..
In its first meeting of the year, the Stanford Faculty Senate discussed how to best improve inclusion and accessibility within the student body with ASSU executives Erica Scott ’20 and Isaiah Drummond ’20.
The new proposal would mandate that all University majors range from 60 to 95 units and include a capstone project.
Faculty have designed a new first-year Core to increase academic exploration in the liberal arts. The proposal will be voted on by the Faculty Senate.
“The skills of humanities thinking are less quantifiable, yes, but they are real and employable and always necessary,” says Professor Caroline Winterer, who headed the Stanford Humanities Center from 2013 until Sept. 1, 2019.
Announced in an email to participating students on Tuesday, Aug. 20, the decision was made after weeks of monitoring and consideration of the political situation and ongoing protests. It is unclear if BOSP will launch the program in fall 2020.