Faculty & Staff

Old county jail rediscovered on Stanford land

Biologists and archaeologists hoping to improve the lives of threatened species rediscover remnants of the facility for petty criminals on Old Page Mill Road. The rediscovery of the jail surprised even long-time university archeologist Laura Jones.

Faculty Senate addresses immigration issues, Stanford’s long-range planning effort

Speakers at Thursday’s meeting included President Marc Tessier-Lavigne; Provost Persis Drell; M. Elizabeth Magill, dean of Stanford Law School; Elizabeth Bernhardt, professor of German studies; Mehran Sahami, professor (teaching) of computer science; and Christine Alfano, associate director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric.

Getting help and support

Stanford is offering a range of support services for those with needs and questions about immigration issues. The Bechtel International Center can connect members of the campus community to legal assistance, drawing on expanded staffing in the Immigrants' Rights Clinic of Stanford Law School. Informational sessions, expanded counseling services, online travel guidance and emergency financial support are among the other services being made available.

A philosopher at the helm of Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Debra Satz, a professor of philosophy, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts, and chair of the 2016-17 Faculty Senate, has long been a champion of the humanities, equity issues and faculty governance on the Farm.