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Office of the Provost

Update on the beginning of winter quarter

In a message to the community, Provost Persis Drell and Associate Vice Provost for Environmental Health & Safety Russell Furr provide an update for students and instructors about the beginning of winter quarter instruction in January.

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A message on winter quarter return policies

Provost Persis Drell and Russell Furr, associate vice provost, environmental health & safety, update the Stanford community on protocols for returning to campus following winter break. The university’s approach to supporting a healthy return to campus includes continued masking, enhanced COVID-19 testing, including an additional rapid test upon arrival for some students, and limitations on student parties and some other gatherings for the start of the quarter.

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Annual Title IX Report: Message to the community

In a message to the community, Provost Persis Drell and Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, Access and Community Patrick Dunkley discuss the Annual Title IX/Sexual Harassment Report.

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Preparations for fall quarter

In a letter to the campus community, Stanford Provost Persis Drell discusses the plans under way to prepare for fall quarter.

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Theta Delta Chi and Greek life at Stanford

Provost Persis Drell comments on the decision on an appeal in a case involving the Theta Delta Chi fraternity.

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Stanford’s IDEAL initiative makes substantial progress toward goals

The campus-wide efforts to promote diversity, equity, access and inclusion have expanded significantly in the academic year 2020-21.

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DEI Survey opens next week

During the week of May 10, members of the Stanford community will receive an invitation to take part in the first-ever university-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey as part of the IDEAL initiative.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell spotlight Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month including events at Stanford and beyond to celebrate achievements and acknowledge struggles facing members of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

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Undergraduate summer quarter plans

In a letter to undergraduates, Provost Persis Drell writes with an update on plans for undergraduate education and housing for the summer quarter.

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Student vaccination this fall

In a message to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell writes that Stanford plans to require all undergraduate, graduate and professional students coming to campus this fall to be vaccinated for COVID-19, with accommodations for those who cannot take a vaccination for medical or religious reasons.

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