In a Tuesday community discussion on long-range planning, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell addressed issues ranging from sexual misconduct to housing affordability.
From green-lighting building projects to managing an over $20 billion endowment, the 33 members of Stanford’s Board of Trustees wield no small role in the University and its future. The Board of Trustees was established on Nov. 11, 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford to serve as directors for the University. The official job of…
The motif of Stanford’s “second class citizens” popped up throughout the white papers created for Stanford’s long-range planning process. Groups like postdocs, staff and non-tenure-line educators receive less resources and attention than students — this needs to change.
Long-range planning and increases in tuition and financial aid for 2018-19 were chief topics of concern in the Board of Trustees’ meetings on Feb. 11 and 13.
It took me exactly three years and four months, countless networking meetings with academic mothers, 22 separate requests with staffers, administrators and faculty, four diversity and inclusion related grant proposals, one op-ed, several Stanford Daily articles, a letter to Title IX and a university sponsored working group (Stanford Families Working Advisory Group) to initiate a…
The 37 papers represent the efforts of four steering groups to compile high-level summaries of the over 2,800 ideas and proposals submitted by faculty, staff, students and other members of the University community at large.
The Board of Trustees convened earlier this week for its second meeting of the academic year, discussing Congressional tax proposals and their possible effects on higher education as well as the University’s land-use plans.
In its last meeting of the quarter, the Faculty Senate received reports on postdoctoral affairs, discussed Stanford’s response to the proposed tax reform and the long-range planning process as well as also passed a resolution acknowledging the Muwekma Ohlone tribe’s support to Stanford University.