At its meeting on Thursday, the Faculty Senate approved measures designed to renew undergraduate education, and heard updates on various campus issues from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell.
Stanford has created ConnectSU to help students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars stay connected to each other and to the university’s mission. All are invited to take part in its first quick poll.
Medical Director Rich Wittman discusses the Occupational Health Center’s efforts to educate, protect and care for Stanford employees, prevent the spread of COVID-19 among community members and prepare for the eventual reopening of the campus.
At the April 16 Faculty Senate meeting, Provost Persis Drell discussed the impact of the pandemic on the current budget and plans to resume the budget process for 2021. President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced a new website that aggregates Stanford research efforts and gave a brief report on planning for the aftermath of the crisis.
Along with much of the country, Stanford instructors are quickly adjusting to COVID-19 shelter-in-place guidelines. In this video, faculty and staff share how they are coping and their hopes for the future.