On May 9, the University announced that it had filled three new positions in Student Affairs.
Stanford students who appear to be of Asian descent have been targeted by an individual in a slew of racially charged remarks around White Plaza. Such incidents, which students have reported have been ongoing since Autumn 2018, have included at least one middle-aged man yelling racial epithets, both on foot and on bike, and using slurs aimed at Asian and Asian-American students.
CAPS will receive four new clinicians in fall 2019 “to improve student access and reduce wait times,” Brubaker-Cole wrote, adding that the counseling center will change its “in-take process to prioritize timely in-person consultation with a CAPS clinician.”
Spring may bring new University social initiatives to campus, ranging from block parties and food trucks on The Row to the design of a Town Center in the White Plaza area, according to recent announcements from Student Affairs.
Susie Brubaker-Cole, the new vice provost for student affairs (VPSA), returned to Stanford this fall after a nine-year career as the VPSA at Oregon State University.