The first meeting of the 46th Faculty Senate took place last Thursday, with a primary focus of discussing proposed changes to the academic course schedule that would standardize class start times with the earliest at 8:30 a.m.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate gathered on Tuesday evening to hold a substantive open forum on 8:30 a.m. class times and pass three bills, $20,193 in funding bills.
As the Faculty Senate approaches a vote next month on a controversial class scheduling proposal, University Registrar Tom Black and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Harry Elam fielded questions and concerns from about 10 students during a town hall-style meeting Wednesday evening.
Despite the proposal’s potentially large impact on students, few students have been afforded input to date.
CourseWork, Stanford’s centrally supported and oft-criticized class management system, has enjoyed a sustained growth in popularity among Stanford users even as faculty and University administrators continue to promote and develop attempts to complement or replace it.
The 2011-2012 academic year marked the beginning of a new enrollment system called SimpleEnroll.
Egypt’s political revolution has impacted the Stanford community directly and indirectly as events continue to unfold overseas.
Daniel Seon Woong Lee, better known in Korea as recording artist Tablo, graduated from Stanford with a seemingly uncontroversial record: two English degrees, a bachelor’s in 2001 and a master’s in 2002. But over the past six months, an Internet campaign has launched attacking Lee’s credentials and, he says, threatening him and his family.