Joseph Kott, Ph.D., former adjunct lecturer and visiting scholar of transportation planning in the Urban Studies program, died of a heart attack on Feb. 14 at his home in Oakland.
Allegations made by seven former Stanford wrestlers that a University lecturer sexually harassed them between 2002 and 2010 are under investigation by the University’s Title IX office.
In its third meeting of the year, the Faculty Senate was presented information on Stanford’s sustainability plans — particularly those focused on emissions and recycling — and discussed the future of lecturers on campus.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Beverly Daniel Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, is the Haas Center’s 2017 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor. During her time at Stanford, Tatum lectured on her expertise in race relations as it applies to her degrees in clinical psychology and religious studies. The Daily spoke with Tatum about her experiences with racial injustice and her studies regarding its impact on religion and education.
Beverley McChesney, senior lecturer for linguistics and former Director of English for Foreign Students (EFS), died on Nov. 16, 2014. She was 70 years old.