Faculty & Staff

Stanford president elected to American Philosophical Society

Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, a neuroscientist who studied philosophy as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, is among 32 scholars and leaders worldwide to be elected this year to the American Philosophical Society.

New associate dean for religious life named

Sughra Ahmed, the new associate dean for religious life at Stanford, is a Muslim chaplain who brings extensive experience on university campuses and in interfaith work to her new role.

Stepping stones to success

Since 2003, Residential & Dining Enterprises has offered a program – Stepping Stones to Success – that gives Stanford employees a chance to advance their education through classes on everything from reading to writing to computer skills.