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Trustees set 2024-25 tuition, reaffirm strong aid

The Stanford Board of Trustees set tuition for the 2024-25 school year, heard a presentation on the university’s research enterprise, discussed efforts to promote civil discourse, and approved a building project, among other matters, during their first meeting of 2024.

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Senate learns more about postdocs’ mentorship and training needs

The Faculty Senate learned more about the professional development needs for postdoctoral scholars and heard an update from the president on activities in White Plaza.

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Preserving free speech and safety on White Plaza

Stanford has been supporting the peaceful expression of free speech on White Plaza by groups representing a variety of viewpoints and perspectives. The university also has been concerned with preserving the physical safety of members of our campus community. This message provides updates intended to support both objectives.

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Review of processes aims to reduce burden on faculty

President Richard Saller reminded faculty of campus safety and well-being resources and announced a review of various university processes around research and teaching at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday.

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Faculty Senate discusses neighborhoods, emeriti, and more

The first Faculty Senate meeting of the 2023-24 academic year included discussions of admissions, residential education, and the university’s emeriti, among other topics.

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Provost provides admissions update in light of Supreme Court ruling

The university has been preparing for this year’s admission cycle in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that upended race-conscious admissions and is continuing to review long-term needs.

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Provost Jenny Martinez on work and whimsy

As she begins her new role this week, Jenny Martinez shares her thoughts on free speech, the IDEAL initiative, science fiction, and more. “We have so much to contribute to the world.”

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IDEAL strategic plan released

The plan, which was developed to share the institutional vision for IDEAL and to address concerns raised in the 2021 IDEAL Climate Survey, outlines next steps for creating transformative change in campus culture.

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Stanford marks new beginnings at 133rd Convocation ceremony

The gathering welcomed new first-year and transfer students to the campus community and marked President Richard Saller’s first weeks at the helm of the university.

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Update on DACA program following 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision

A federal judge has once again ruled the DACA program illegal, but those who are already enrolled can keep and renew their status.

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