University Affairs

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.

Stanford, SEIU Local 2007 reach tentative agreement

Stanford University has reached a tentative agreement with Service Employees International Union Higher Education Workers Local 2007 (SEIU) on a new five-year contract for the approximately 1,270 workers represented by SEIU at Stanford.

Guidelines make resource-conscious purchasing easier at Stanford

Stanford sustainability and procurement experts discuss how recently updated Responsible Purchasing Guidelines can help campus community members make resource-conscious purchases and meet the university’s ambitious sustainability goals.