This year, Stanford’s Residential Education (ResEd) Department piloted a new survey called the Staff Feedback Instrument (SFI) that gives dorm staff the opportunity to be rated by their residents.
While other students were savoring the delights that late summer holds, on Aug. 26, the 2010-2011 RAs moved back to campus, gearing up for three intense weeks of RA training.
Last year, in an effort to fund as many student researchers as possible, the University cut social events associated with the Summer Research College (SRC). These events won’t be returning this year and undergraduate research funds have been cut by 18 percent, according to Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) John Bravman ’79 M.S. ’81 Ph.D. ‘85.