Four weeks after its launch, only 52 percent of Stanford students have responded to the Association of American Universities (AAU) survey. The campus climate survey, which aims to assess the prevalence of sexual misconduct and assault on Stanford’s campus, was introduced after several years of debate surrounding the previous Stanford-specific survey that was conducted in 2015. Students have until May 10 to complete the survey, and all respondents receive a $20 Amazon gift card.
After months of speculation and waiting, last week saw the release of the ResX task force’s long-anticipated report on the future of residential life at Stanford.
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.
Steinwert said religion and spirituality will advance Stanford’s commitment to being engaged in the wider world.
Stanford cancelled Friday classes in an Emergency Information announcement made at 9:46 p.m. Thursday night. The decision followed a 7-hour span in which both the smoke and student outcry grew increasingly prominent on campus.
A series of politically-charged posters placed on — and subsequently taken down from — the walls of Kimball Hall over the past few weeks have sparked debate surrounding free speech and community standards on campus.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the partial re-do of the election that passed last meeting and its effects on the election of the next GSC, causing members to put a reelection of the “at-large” portion of the ballot back on the table.