To begin a column on Xenofeminism — the most interesting critical movement to appear on Stanford’s campus since Black Lives Matter’s explosive rise and carefully engineered deflation — one must begin elsewhere to avoid calumny. I have chosen Marc Tessier-Lavigne. When I picked up this same paper today — that is, the day I am…
Faculty, staff and students took a break from work to support wellness at Stanford at the 11th annual Cardinal Walk on Thursday May 4. This year’s one-mile walk around campus had the theme “Moonwalk to Wellness” and was named after outgoing Provost, John Etchemendy. (DANIELLE ECHEVERRIA/The Stanford Daily)
Russell Gavin, associate professor of music education at Baylor University, has officially been named the new director of the Leland Stanford Junior Marching Band (LSJUMB) as of Monday.
Marc Tessier-Lavigne took the presidency after a series of unpopular decisions from his predecessors. Can he reach students in a way they couldn’t?
Provost John Etchemendy lifted the suspension on the Leland Stanford Junior Marching Band (LSJUMB) in a letter to Band leadership on Thursday, marking a successful appeal by the irreverent student group.
Undergraduates, when asked what a provost is, seemed to have little idea of what the role entails.
So, what is a provost?
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne started his tenure as Stanford’s 11th president on Thurs., Sept. 1,taking over for former university president John Hennessy.
Tessier-Lavigne, a former faculty member, is a leading neuroscientist who focused on research neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Disease. His ground-breaking research has earned him many prestigious honors, including membership in the National Academy of Sciences and a fellowship in the UK’s Royal Society.
The Faculty Senate had its penultimate meeting on Thursday, wrapping up issues from the year and began to look forward to next year with a report on the budget from Provost John Etchemendy, a summary of faculty changes and a preview of future committee reports. The Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executives also attended and thanked the Faculty Senate for their work.