Last Friday’s event entitled How Stanford Works tackled issues related to the University’s processes for enacting campus-wide policy changes. The program is the first installation of the Institutional Change at Stanford series hosted by Lily Zheng ’17 in collaboration with the ASSU.
A confidential letter sent by Stanford to former graduate student Seo-Young Chu M.A. ’01 reveals new details about Chu’s public accusations of sexual assault and harassment against now-deceased English Professor Jay Fliegelman Ph.D. ’77.
A groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday afternoon marked the start of construction on the museum building that will eventually house the Anderson Collection, “one of the most outstanding private collections of 20th century American art in the world” according to University Provost John Etchemendy, Ph.D. ’82.
At the first meeting held by new chair Steven Denning, M.B.A. ’78, the Stanford Board of Trustees discussed several ongoing University construction projects, including an initiative to add 326 beds to graduate school housing. The renovations would allow 60 percent of graduate students to live on campus, up from roughly 55 percent currently. The Board…
A committee has been appointed to revise the course evaluation process and will aim to submit a proposal for altering course evaluations in the spring of 2013. The committee comes as a response to the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford report, which read, “despite some improvements, the [course] evaluation process still leaves much to…
The Hoover Institute, a University-affiliated conservative think tank, has begun a $60 million fundraising campaign for a new facility to be built on the site of the current Cummings Art Building. The planned facility will be the Institute’s first expansion project in 35 years.
The Faculty Senate discussed revisions to undergraduate breath requirements at its Thursday meeting, with professors disagreeing over the number of courses a student should be required to take under the proposed new system.
Stanford withdrew its bid for a New York applied sciences and engineering campus because the city repeatedly revised the terms of its offer and could not be trusted as a reliable partner, said Stanford administrators, responding to media reports that Stanford was not adequately prepared for the tough negotiation style of New York officials.