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Faculty Senate discusses DEI survey, faculty diversity, and anti-doxxing policy at final meeting of 2021-22 year

Senators heard a presentation on the qualitative results of the campus-wide DEI survey and a report on faculty gains and losses. The Steering Committee also reported on the Stanford Anti-Doxxing Policy.

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Stanford Faculty Senate approves changes to conflicts of interest, commitment policies

On Thursday, the Faculty Senate voted to approve proposed changes to the Research Policy Handbook from the Committee on Research and proposals from the Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policy. Senators also voted to approve three recommendations related to military transfer credits, Cardinal Service, and part-time enrollment for coterminal students.

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Stanford provost presents 2022-23 budget plan to Faculty Senate

At Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, senators heard the provost’s annual budget presentation as well as a presentation from the Committee on the University Press.

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Faculty Senate hears reports on undergrad education, camera expansion

The Faculty Senate heard reports on undergraduate education and campus security cameras during Thursday’s meeting. The senate also voted to approve a proposed emergency governance policy.

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Faculty Senate postpones policy votes

Senators opted to table votes related to replacing two current policies on conflict of interest and conflict of commitment with a single new policy Thursday. They also heard a presentation from the Emeriti/ae Council, as well as updates on the university’s COVID response and academic freedom discussions.

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Meet Ruth O’Hara, the Faculty Senate’s 2021-22 chair

Ruth O’Hara, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, serves as chair of the 2021-2022 Faculty Senate of the Academic Council.

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Understanding academic freedom’s past can help improve its future, scholar tells Faculty Senate

On Thursday, the Faculty Senate heard presentations on academic freedom and from the School of Medicine during the senate’s last meeting of the winter quarter.

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Faculty Senate details increased interaction with Hoover Institution

On Thursday, the Faculty Senate heard a report on the Hoover Institution and voted to approve a recommendation from the Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policy.

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Faculty Senate hears Honor Code recommendations from Board on Judicial Affairs

Stanford’s Board on Judicial Affairs presented seven recommendations regarding the Honor Code to the Faculty Senate on Thursday. The Faculty Senate also voted to amend the charge of the Committee on the Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid.

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Campus Climate Survey reflects significant issues, Faculty Senate report details

In its first meeting of the winter quarter, the Faculty Senate heard a report on the results of the Campus Climate Survey, and the Faculty Senate voted to amend a motion introduced by the Planning and Policy Subcommittee on Campus Climate.

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