Thursday’s opening ceremony was the culmination of planning and construction dating back to 2005, when Stanford purchased the land. Construction of the campus — including four office buildings — began in 2017.
Catlin’s death comes less than two weeks after VeloNews published a journal she wrote on continuing her cycling career while pursuing a Stanford education.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell reiterated a commitment to supporting the University’s international community of students and scholars in a Thursday morning “Notes from the Quad” post.
A panel of faculty members presented their departments’ efforts toward promoting diversity and inclusion in the Faculty Senate’s last meeting of winter quarter.
Expecting still-rising costs and poor endowment performance, Drell spoke of “cost cutting” in response to low expectations for the University’s financial prospects. The Senate also unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for need-blind admission and need-based financial aid for international undergraduate students.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would be disappointed to see the state of racial and social justice at this institution today. Disgusted, even. King would be disgusted by the fact that people of color—students, faculty, and workers—still must fight to be heard and supported on this campus and within our larger community.
Khadem is currently chief communications officer at Caltech, but she is no stranger to Stanford; she served as communications director at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 2011 to 2016.
The Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) is investigating a swastika etched into the lid of a piano in Bing Concert Hall.