University Affairs

Stanford Research Dean Ann Arvin to step down

Ann Arvin, vice provost and dean of research at Stanford, will step down in fall 2018 after what will be 12 years in the role, to return to research and teaching.

Stanford proposes local bike-route improvements

Stanford proposes to fund four bikeway improvements for neighboring communities in tandem with its pending General Use Permit application. The improvements are designed to coax more employee and community commuters out of their cars and onto their bikes.

Stanford and the North Bay fires

Campus resources are available to help community members struggling with the impacts of wildfires in the region.

Update from the Board of Trustees on investment responsibility issues

The Board of Trustees is providing the following update to the Stanford community on its consideration of investment responsibility issues – including an upcoming review of the university's investment responsibility statement and the conclusion of a review of investment issues around private prisons.

Long-Range Planning effort digs into the details

The four Area Steering Groups involved in Stanford’s Long-Range Planning process have been hard at work reading and analyzing proposals. Graphics produced by the groups illustrate some of the themes they are seeing; white papers from each of the groups will be made available to the campus community in winter quarter.