Blackmon told The Daily that she will spend the next year pursuing personal “writing, speaking and business opportunities outside of Stanford.”
Three years ago, representatives of Chanel Miller accepted Glamour’s “Woman of the Year” award on her behalf. But at this year’s ceremony on Nov. 11, Miller claimed the award herself.
University administrators are pursuing a plan to install a plaque at the contemplative garden using a quote Chanel Miller initially chose: “You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my safety, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today.”
Protesters delivered a petition with more than 1,000 signatures calling for Stanford to make dependent care free for graduate students’ children and spouses who are not covered by their employers.
University leadership addressed some of the most pressing issues on campus at Thursday’s Faculty Senate, including the University’s decision to reject Chanel Miller’s choice of quote for the plaque at the site of her 2015 sexual assault — a decision which Drell has defended amid student petitions and a unanimous Faculty Senate vote in support of Miller’s quote.
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole, who appointed Hicks, described her as someone who will bring “fresh insight, knowledge, and expertise to our division and university.”
Her legacy lives on at Stanford in the Anderson Collection as well as in a variety of books and other printed materials donated by her and her late husband, Harry “Hunk” Anderson,
“It’s the first artist we’ve had [who works with] artificial intelligence, and many of our artists are not as deeply entrenched in the technology side of things as Stephanie,” said Ellen Oh, Director of Programs for the Office of the Vice President of the Arts.