After a barrage of accusations that Stanford’s recently-acquired ValleyCare Medical Center is a poor work environment — including allegations of worker intimidation, bribery and patient endangerment — the hospital’s nurses have taken matters into their own hands and unionized.
In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.
Long-range planning and increases in tuition and financial aid for 2018-19 were chief topics of concern in the Board of Trustees’ meetings on Feb. 11 and 13.
We should think about our charity as carefully as we reflect on our work life and as responsibly as we strive to manage our personal relationships. We can do better than The Stanford Fund wants us to. Helping the very needy is a more admirable legacy for a Stanford education.
Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced an executive memorandum called the “Student Aid Bill of Rights,” which will affect college students all over the country. The next day, the White House held a conference call directly with student journalists to promote the new executive action.
Student debt is transforming higher education from an avenue of self-exploration and academic inquiry to a vocational school designed to increase employability. To rectify this situation, we need to restore the affordability and equalize the quality of universities in America.
The Board of Trustees met on Feb. 9 and 10 to discuss tuition increases, the status of the School of Humanities and Sciences and several construction projects.
The verdict is in. Post-secondary students are unsatisfied consumers if their money cannot afford them two things: access and success. Students not only want to be able to afford college without signing over the next 40 years of their life to loan repayments, but they also want to be able to successfully complete college. At…