We thank the entire ASSU for its leadership on the issue of sexual violence.
When Persis Drell became provost this February, senior Lily Zheng ’17 saw a unique opportunity to improve dialogue between students and administrators. She reached out to Drell to host an event on how to effect change at Stanford.
Etchemendy, who will vacate the position of provost on Feb. 1, has served for longer than any of his predecessors.
This Thursday, the Faculty Senate convened for the first time this quarter to discuss reports about undergraduate education and IT policy while bidding adieu to departing Provost John Etchemendy.
At the School of Engineering, Drell made increasing diversity in academia one of her priorities, and she hopes to do the same in her role as provost.
Undergraduates, when asked what a provost is, seemed to have little idea of what the role entails.
So, what is a provost?
The Faculty Senate welcomed incoming provost Persis Drell this week and discussed the University’s response to the presidential election.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced that Persis Drell, the dean of the School of Engineering since 2014, has been selected to be the University’s next provost. She will be Stanford’s 13th provost.