Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne apologized on behalf of the university and pledged action on recommendations in a task force report confirming Stanford limited the admission of Jewish students in the 1950s.
On Sept. 1 the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability officially opens, with the inaugural Dean Arun Majumdar at the helm. His personal and professional experiences have guided his early decisions and vision for the school.
The “friend of the court” brief filed by Stanford, MIT, and others urges the court to continue allowing universities to use race and ethnicity as one part of their multi-factored review of student admission applications.
A Knight Foundation study on asset manager diversity of large U.S. university endowments found that Stanford University ranks highest among 16 colleges and universities participating in the study, with 38% of U.S.-based assets managed by diverse investment firms.