Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. Provost Persis Drell announced the eight faculty members who have been appointed or reappointed as 2021 Bass University Fellows during the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.
Provost Persis Drell told the Faculty Senate Thursday that a committee has been charged with developing recommendations for a process to create a new institute on the study of race, ethnicity and society. The Faculty Senate also heard updates on the university’s response to COVID-19 and the state of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs, among other topics.
This year, Cardinal at Work is hosting hourlong Zoom information sessions to outline Stanford’s health plans and explain what to expect in 2022. Each meeting will end with a brief Q&A with representatives of University Human Resources.
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Six members of the Stanford staff were honored at an outdoor ceremony as the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Amy J. Blue Awards, which recognize staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell shared highlights of the plans for the new academic year, including activities to rebuild the community and updates on major campus initiatives, during a Campus Conversation on Oct. 13.