University Affairs

Stanford Historical Society plans railroad sesquicentennial events

One hundred and fifty years ago this coming spring, Leland Stanford drove the last spike that completed the First Transcontinental Railroad, transforming the West and laying the foundation for Stanford University. The Stanford Historical Society plans to mark the event.

LBRE reorganization speeds delivery of campus services

Lands, Buildings and Real Estate is making permanent a pilot program that distributed crew members throughout campus in four district offices. The reorganization is designed to put LBRE staff close to their customers, eliminate travel and speed delivery of services.

Report of the president: Appointments and promotions

The following Academic Council professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council were approved by the president.