University Affairs

Stanford University reports FY2016 financial results

Stanford University reported its financial results for fiscal year 2016 (FY2016), which ended Aug. 31, 2016. Consolidated net assets increased $1.4 billion, or 4 percent, to end the year at $37.0 billion.

Stanford unveils innovative solar generating station

Leading the way in sustainability and innovative green technologies, Stanford celebrated the opening of the Stanford Solar Generating Station in Kern County, Calif. The station will provide more than 50 percent of Stanford’s electricity.

Lisa Lapin appointed vice president for communications

Lisa Lapin, associate vice president for university communications at Stanford University since 2008, has been promoted to a new post as vice president for university communications, effective November 21.

Faculty Senate reaffirms its commitment to an open and inclusive community

The speakers at the Nov. 10 Faculty Senate meeting included Persis Drell, dean of the School of Engineering; Provost John Etchemendy; and Sean Bogle, associate director of the Office of Community Standards, who encouraged faculty to volunteer for the office’s judicial process.