Higher education

Zacharias outlines Stanford UHR’s strategic plan

Elizabeth Zacharias joined Stanford a little over a year ago as vice president for human resources. She offers advice to other newly hired staff members and outlines her plans for human resources management at Stanford.

Persis Drell named Stanford provost

An accomplished academic leader and longtime member of the Stanford community, Drell will become the university’s chief academic officer and chief budgetary officer. She will assume the role Feb. 1.

Stanford advances complex study of race and ethnicity

Since 2007, Stanford has created 15 new faculty positions for emerging and established scholars whose research focuses on race and ethnicity, including a scholar who studies the connection between immigration, residential segregation and gentrification who will join the faculty in September 2017.