On Thursday night, the University sent an email update on the progress of the Task Force, noting that it is “shifting away from information gathering to fully focus on articulating [its] recommendations.”
After years of being paid less than their Resident Assistant (RA) counterparts, Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are utilizing current conversations around mental health and residential life to call renewed attention to their effort to achieve pay equality.
As part of Stanford’s ongoing Long-Range Planning process, the ResX Task Force has been working to develop a series of recommendations for improving residential life that will be presented to Provost Persis Drell at the end of fall quarter.
On Tuesday afternoon, Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Raikes ’80 reflected on the Board’s first meeting of the year. Raikes recapped University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne’s annual report to the Board and touched on topics ranging from free speech on campus to the Long-Range Planning process and the University’s investment responsibility.
At the ninth meeting of the 20th Undergraduate Senate, Senators voted on a bill to appoint Tim Vrakas ’21 as an ex-officio Senator. Chairs of each Senate Committee also presented updates on their individual projects regarding ResX, sexual health and budgeting, respectively.
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 Thursday, the Undergraduate Senate held a Mental Health Town Hall that brought together students and administrators to discuss mental health resources and concerns on campus.
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole informed Residential Education (ResEd) staff members that associate vice provost and dean of ResEd Deborah Golder will leave her position.