The motion follows Provost Persis Drell’s decision in April to appoint a separate ad hoc committee exploring SU Press’ finances.
Stanford is working with a state attorney to find a worthy cause to donate the $770,000 fraudulently gained from the national college admissions scandal — including the $610,000 obtained from bribes to former head sailing coach John Vandemoer — according to a victim impact statement submitted to Boston District court. Vandemoer’s sentencing hearing will take place on Wednesday.
Faculty and community members are gearing up for the next installment of the clash over Stanford University Press.
At the annual meeting of the Academic Council, Stanford president Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Vice Provost Presisis Drell and members of the Faculty Senate presented on the three overarching themes in Stanford’s Long Range Plan (LRP)
A years-long research project works to recognize the contributions of 12,000 Chinese railroad workers who helped build the First Transcontinental Railroad. Leland Stanford was President of the Central Pacific line.
Thirty-six years after Stanford professor emerita Terry Karl ’70 M.A. ’76 Ph.D. ’82 accused him of sexual misconduct, retired Harvard political science professor Jorge Dominguez has been banned from Harvard’s campus and stripped of his emeritus status. The decision was announced Thursday, after the school’s yearlong Title IX investigation found Dominguez engaged in “unwelcome sexual…
Provost Persis Drell presented on the 2019-20 University budget plan at Thursday afternoon Faculty Senate meeting. She described the financial calculus behind the 2.1 percent endowment payout for the upcoming fiscal year and described Stanford’s financial priorities as reflected by the allocation of general funds.
Despite a 2005 felony conviction for sexually assaulting a minor, a registered sex offender is currently a visiting scholar in Stanford’s Economics department.