Teaching & Students

One-year delay in unit cap on undergraduate majors approved

The Steering Committee of the Faculty Senate approved a one-year delay on a new academic policy – which had been scheduled to go into effect in the 2020-21 academic year – setting a 100-unit cap on undergraduate majors.

Haas Center adapts to the pandemic

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, Stanford’s Haas Center for Public Service has identified and connected students to remote learning, service and career opportunities.

Online courses about inequality, social justice

Social justice, inequality and poverty, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and anti-discrimination law are just some of the class topics Stanford Online is offering to the general public for free or at low cost this summer.

Key academic dates, times approved

An administrative session of the Faculty Senate provided approval for four 10-week quarters in the coming academic year, along with a daily course meeting schedule for both online and in-person classes.