An international engineering student lives in a van to avoid high housing prices. Part two in The Daily’s graduate student affordability series.
In an email to faculty members, Provost Drell announced that up to $1.7 million dollar funds would be made available to the Stanford University Press in fiscal year 2020. Her message followed outcry from Stanford faculty members and affiliates, after Drell’s announcement at Friday’s Faculty Senate meeting that a funding application from the Press had been rejected.
The University raised $89.3 million to fund graduate student fellowships and undergraduate financial aid. Financial aid donations allowed 81 percent of undergraduate students to graduate with zero loan debt in June 2018.
In its weekly Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) considered a bill that would provide the federal government with feedback on proposed Title IX regulations.
Stanford’s Affordability Task Force is developing a series of recommendations on improving affordability for faculty, staff, academic staff, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
The Daily seeks to clarify what the endowment is, how it feeds into this year’s budget and why it is important.
The other day I was considering what Stanford could do to help incoming freshmen. My own academic transition to Stanford came much easier than it would have if I hadn’t gotten the education that I did get.