Dorms have asked for an average of $400 more per Experiential Learning Fund (ELF) funding request this school year while the total number of requests has also increased.
The email, said to be from from “the office of John Adams,” told recipients that “Stanford charges you hundreds of dollars in unnecessary fees” every quarter.
Stanford released its annual financial results for the 2018 fiscal year on Thursday, which included a Stanford Management Company (SMC) statement on investment portfolio returns as well as the University’s announcement of its endowment value, according to a report released by Stanford News.
On Monday afternoon, the Stanford College Republicans (SCR) announced their plans to host a discussion with conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens. The event, named “Make Stanford Great Again,” will take place in Tresidder Memorial Union’s Oak Lounge on Tuesday, May 29.
For any student who lives on campus, a portion of one’s “room and board” costs go to house dues. These funds cover a variety of extracurricular expenses that supplement the dorm experience. While most students enjoy the fruits of these funds, only dorm staff and government realize the challenges of managing funds.
TSF is an annual fundraising campaign that collects gifts from alumni and University community members. All money raised is spent under the discretion of the University president with the goal of improving the experience of undergraduate students.