The committee overseeing a replacement for the controversial Cardinal Conversations speaker series is accepting student self-nominations until March 18, an email from the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA) announced Wednesday.
There is no doubt that the Hoover Institution has many resources that can be of great benefit to the University. But there is an issue that needs to be addressed if the Hoover intends to continue its interactions with the academic mission of the University. The issue here is not a matter of accommodating a different point of view — it is a matter of the mission of the Hoover potentially conflicting with the mission of Stanford University, or indeed any university.
The University has delayed releasing the draft student leadership structure of the revitalized Cardinal Conversations program to January despite initial plans to hold a public comment period immediately after Thanksgiving break.
In the aftermath of scandal and controversy, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole, three faculty advisors and certain student organizations are set to oversee the renaming and restructuring of the high-profile speaker series.
Claude Steele, dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and professor emeritus of psychology, was named the next executive vice chancellor and provost of UC-Berkeley on Monday.
On Tuesday evening, the Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) held its debut event, a panel discussion featuring President John Hennessy and prominent education experts. They focused on available careers in education and attracting Stanford students toward a career in education.
Student leaders in the Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) have started conversations with Undergraduate Advising and Research and the Career Development Center regarding the establishment of pre-education advising.
The Daily sat down with several prominent professors and administrators to discuss their summer reading lists and their near-unanimous interest in one Stanford-affiliated work in particular.