Faculty & Staff

Walter Vincenti, interdisciplinary engineer, dead at 102

Vincenti’s research laid the foundation for many advances in aeronautics, including supersonic flight and spacecraft reentry. He also co-founded the interdisciplinary Stanford Program in Science, Technology and Society.

Karen Cook to step down as vice provost for faculty development and diversity

Karen Cook, vice provost for faculty development and diversity, will step down Sept. 30, and Provost Persis Drell has announced a reorganization creating two new offices: the Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Teaching and Learning, and the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement.