Faculty & Staff

Poetry scholar, translator John Felstiner dies

John Felstiner, professor emeritus of English and a recipient of the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism, wrote until he no longer could because of aphasia. He died Feb. 24 at 80.

Law Professor William Koski to receive Roland Volunteer Service Prize

Law Professor William Koski will receive the Haas Center for Public Service’s Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize, which annually recognizes faculty who engage students in integrating academic scholarship with significant and meaningful volunteer service to society.

Stanford enhances its focus on mental health

As part of Wellness Week, three campus health professionals, including Jim Jacobs, executive director of Vaden Health Center, describe ways the university is enhancing its responsiveness to ensure people in distress get the help they need.

Faculty Senate hears reports on campus climate, Stanford Earth

The speakers at the Feb. 23 meeting included President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. At the meeting the senate passed a resolution to establish a Residential Programs Faculty Board, and Hans Weiler, academic secretary, encouraged faculty to vote in the election for the 2017-18 senate, which ends at midnight.

Faculty Senate hears Title IX update

At the Feb. 23 Faculty Senate meeting, Catherine Glaze, Title IX coordinator, and Pamela Karlan, chair of the Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices, presented reports on Stanford’s Pilot Student Title IX Process.