University Affairs

A window into long-range planning

Faculty leaders of two of Stanford’s long-range planning steering groups, including Juliet Brodie, discuss how the groups reviewed hundreds of ideas from across the community and share some of the major themes that emerged.

Federal tax bill has mixed news for Stanford

The final tax bill passed by Congress does not include earlier proposals affecting graduate assistants and employee tuition assistance programs. However, it includes an excise tax on certain university endowments, including Stanford’s.

Redwood City campus moves ahead

The buildings are taking shape at Stanford's new campus, while a variety of other planning activities are progressing in anticipation of the campus opening in 2019.

An ‘accidental professor’ leads Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Elizabeth Hadly, professor of biology and faculty director of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, chairs the Faculty Senate, which is celebrating its 50th year at Stanford as it tackles such issues as student well-being, diversity, sustainability, free speech and long-range planning.

Confidential data exposure

Misconfigured permissions on file-sharing platforms may have exposed personal information for some students and thousands of campus employees.