University Affairs

Early federal budget proposal stirs concern

Stanford leaders say an early outline of the White House's federal budget proposals is cause for concern – but the process is long, and the university will be working with partners to make a strong case for research and education.

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.

Stanford affirms commitment to military veterans with expanded benefits, programs

Stanford has expanded academic, social and cultural programs for U.S. military veterans and active-duty service members, says Dustin Noll, specialist in the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities, and recently established a new policy that financially benefits veterans who receive VA educational benefits.

Report of the President: Appointments and Promotions

The following Academic Council professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on Nov. 15, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, 2016, and Jan. 17, 2017, and were approved by the president.