Amid widespread concern about greater workplace diversity, a revamped effort to create a “Diversity in the Field” program is being taken up by Sam Feineh ’19, academics lead on the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive Cabinet, with the support of faculty partners.
At its final meeting, the 17th Undergraduate Senate found itself under attack by ASSU President John-Lancaster Finley ’16, passed the bill on anti-Semitism and disputed Greek life financial aid measures.
At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, ASSU President John-Lancaster Finley ’16 and ASSU Vice President Brandon Hill ’16 presented three proposals intended to help Stanford better fulfill its commitment to diversity. Additionally, Vijay Pande, former chair of the Committee on Academic Computing and Information Systems (C-ACIS), reported on the C-ACIS’s work.
On Thursday, May 28, ASSU Executives John-Lancaster Finley ’16 and Brandon Hill ’16 hosted the first ever ASSU Executive Gala. The event hosted almost 80 people, including student leaders and administrators.
This year’s Blackfest featured various groups around campus performing music, dance and spoken word. The annual event was held put together by the Black Family Gathering Committee and focused on both celebrating black art and addressing recent social justice issues.
John-Lancaster Finley ’16, who is currently a member of the Undergraduate Senate, is the newly elected Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) President-elect. The Daily sat down with Finley to discuss campus culture and his plans as ASSU Executive.
The Daily’s coverage of the 2015 ASSU Executive and Senate elections.
Stanford needs to know that the mental health of the student body is in crisis, and this crisis needs to be addressed. The ASSU is a limited body, but it isn’t a powerless one. Let’s use the resources we do have to tirelessly advocate for these issues, and actually get something done.