Higher education

Greg Boardman to retire at the end of the academic year

Boardman, who has led Stanford’s Student Affairs division for more than a decade, has distinguished himself as a collaborative leader, working closely with individual students, student organizations and academic units across campus to enhance community engagement and student well-being.

President Tessier-Lavigne outlines what is important

A commitment to service, a dedication to help new students make the most of their opportunities and an aspiration to take Stanford to even greater heights were among the themes outlined by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne during his “What Matters to Me and Why” talk.

Q&A with Provost Persis Drell

As she takes office as provost, Persis Drell shares her thoughts on her new role, the Stanford community and the university’s future.

A philosopher at the helm of Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Debra Satz, a professor of philosophy, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts, and chair of the 2016-17 Faculty Senate, has long been a champion of the humanities, equity issues and faculty governance on the Farm.