Serra dorm in Stern Hall will be renamed in honor of Sally Ride ’78, and Serra House will honor Carolyn Lewis Attneave M.A. ’47 Ph.D. ’52 effective immediately.
Stanford intends to file a Preliminary Street Name Request to rename Serra Mall to Jane Stanford Way by the end of January.
The University has announced three possible replacement names for the Serra dorm in Stern Hall: Maya Angelou, Pat Parker and Sally Ride ’78.
On Tuesday, Stanford Residential Education (ResEd) released an online form for submitting input on the renaming of the Serra dorm in Stern Hall. The online submission form is open to Stanford students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators until Nov. 5.
In its first meeting of the 2018-19 school year, the Faculty Senate heard reports on the renaming of campus features that honored California mission system founder Junipero Serra. The Senate also discussed long-range plans for developing student housing.
On Monday evening, students joined the Stanford American Indian Organization (SAIO) and the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) in an Indigenous Peoples’ Day Vigil.
Stanford’s Native American community has issued a statement praising the University’s decision to rename some campus features honoring California mission system founder Junipero Serra, who has been criticized for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
The pin was vulgar beyond words — a grinning UC Berkeley bear, bent over what is meant to be an Indian, a half-clothed, black-braided man whose blobby shape resembles a Dino nugget. This wasn’t vintage memorabilia, someone’s token from their college days back in the 60s when Stanford’s mascot was still the Indian. This shiny…