University Affairs

Ideas sought for long-range planning process

At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for strengthening Stanford’s foundation.  

Sustainable Stanford

Sustaining Earth’s resources is ingrained in the way Stanford educates students, conducts research, operates its buildings and supports campus life.

Board of Trustees visits Harvard and MIT

During its April 2-5 meeting, trustees held their annual retreat in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they heard presentations by leaders from Harvard and MIT and learned more about Kendall Square, a nearby neighborhood with a vibrant and growing life sciences ecosystem.

Alcohol policy check-in

Six months after new policies prohibiting large containers of hard liquor were established, statistics indicate a reduction in harmful alcohol-related incidents. Prevention programs have been expanded.

Stanford joins amicus brief opposing revised travel ban

A group of 31 American universities, including Stanford, has filed a court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit outlining the harm to the academic community from the March 6 executive order.