Stanford intends to file a Preliminary Street Name Request to rename Serra Mall to Jane Stanford Way by the end of January.
Stanford’s Native American community has issued a statement praising the University’s decision to rename some campus features honoring California mission system founder Junipero Serra, who has been criticized for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed an anti-bias resolution on Jun. 19 in response to reports of racism and discrimination within the district. The resolution comes in the wake of concern from parents, community members and civil rights groups following a clash over the renaming of a middle school.
Procedural confusion filled Room 209 of the Nitery on Tuesday night as the 20th Undergraduate Senate debated whether to confirm two nominees to the University Building Naming Committee. Senators ultimately rejected two students appointed to the committee, assembled by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne in order to apply previously-chosen principles of renaming campus landmarks christened after Junipero…
Claire Dinshaw presents an evaluation of renaming campus sites named after Junipero Serra using the new renaming principles as her guide.
In HISTORY 201: “From Confederate Monuments to Wikipedia: The Politics of Remembering the Past,” students will explore the purpose, practices and issues surrounding history today.
After fewer than two months of deliberations, the committee tasked with producing principles for renaming campus landmarks named after controversial historical figures has drafted recommendations and now seeks community input, according to a Stanford News report released Friday.
A new Renaming Principles Committee, tasked with creating guidelines for the renaming of campus buildings and sites, was appointed by University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne earlier this month. The committee will be be chaired by Paul Brest, professor emeritus at Stanford Law School.