Before this week, Stanford students could view the Common Applications and high school transcripts of other students if they first requested to view their own admission documents under FERPA.
Students and faculty experienced a University-wide network outage affecting various school web services, including the official Stanford website, beginning at 5:50 a.m. on Thursday.
At the time of publication, the issue had yet to be resolved.
Incorrect permissions settings on a Graduate School of Business (GSB) server exposed the names, birthdays, salaries and social security numbers of 10,000 staff for six months last year, the University reported Friday.
Stanford is in the process of notifying some 200 people — a mix of employees and former students — that their privacy may have been breached due to incorrect settings in one of the University’s file-sharing systems.