Faculty & Staff

Stanford encourages employees to review and confirm 2019 medical plan coverage

Stanford will offer free employee-only coverage through Kaiser Permanente in 2019. Rates will increase for employees who choose plans other than Kaiser for employee-only coverage. Next year, Stanford is increasing the university contribution to employees who enroll in the Stanford Health Care Alliance plan to mitigate cost increases in the plan.

Literary scholar Herbert Lindenberger dies at 89

Herbert S. Lindenberger, a professor emeritus who founded Stanford’s Department of Comparative Literature and inspired generations of students and scholars, died on Oct. 1.

Stanford welcomes new staff to the Farm

Over the summer, Brenda McComb joined Stanford as interim associate vice provost and dean of students. She is among several new staff members serving students and the Stanford community.

Computer science pioneer Zohar Manna dies

Zohar Manna, who pioneered theoretical computer science techniques that today help form the basis for artificial intelligence and for reliable software, died at his home in Israel Aug. 30.