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Long Range Vision

Affordability enhancements at Stanford

In a message to the campus community, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell announce new steps Stanford is taking to enhance affordability for staff, faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

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RAISE Fellowship invests in doctoral students

The new Research, Action and Impact for Strategic Engagement, or RAISE, Doctoral Fellowship will build an innovative and inclusive opportunity for Stanford’s doctoral students to participate in realizing the university’s Long-Range Vision of purposeful impact.  

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Stanford Transforming Learning Accelerator —

Creating new opportunities for working learners

A Stanford-led convening brought employers, educators and researchers together to frame an applied science of adult learning.

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Stanford News Service —

Reducing campus emissions focus of new Stanford program

Achieving Stanford’s goal of reaching at least net-zero emissions from its operations will require developing new tools and strategies, which could also help businesses and governments reach their own emissions goals.

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Stanford’s Board of Trustees holds final meetings of the 2020-21 academic year

Trustees approve 2021-22 budget, discuss the university’s racial justice initiatives, hear a report on graduate and postdoctoral education and take action on other items.

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Stanford to begin piloting flexible job arrangements for staff

This summer, units throughout the university will begin testing what flexible staff job arrangements made necessary by the pandemic might work well in the long run.

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Stanford launches search for the next vice president for the arts

A broad search committee of on- and off-campus constituencies expects to make its recommendation to the president by fall.

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Second cohort of Stanford Science Fellows named

The postdoctoral program that fosters foundational scientific research by a diverse community of top researchers starts its second year.

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Achievements honored, losses noted at annual gathering of Academic Council

In a presentation to the Academic Council, President Tessier-Lavigne summarized reasons for optimism post-pandemic, including progress made on the Long-Range Vision, the university’s improving financial position and the attributes of the campus community.

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Stanford News —

Hard-to-quantify emissions are the next frontier for Stanford sustainability goals

Stanford is celebrating Earth Day with a week of virtual events and is looking ahead to additional ways the campus can reach ambitious net-zero emissions goals, including tackling emissions from campus food, goods, travel and investments.

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