University Affairs

Stanford readies for new EU privacy regulations

In a Q&A, Wendi Wright, Stanford’s chief privacy officer, explains how new data protection regulations going into effect May 25 in European Union countries will affect offices throughout the university, including Bing Overseas Study Program sites in the EU.

Vice President Lisa Lapin leaving Stanford

Lisa Lapin, vice president for university communications, will be leaving Stanford after a decade at the university to head communications for the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles. She is credited with improving and modernizing the university’s central communications functions.

AlertSU test scheduled for May 3

On Thursday, May 3, between noon and 12:30 pm, the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) will conduct a test of the campus AlertSU system.

Faculty Senate adjusts policies on GRE, graduate advising

The senate adopted three academic policy changes at its Thursday meeting and heard an update from Patti Gumport, vice provost for graduate education, on issues related to graduate students and graduate education overall.

Stanford confronts the challenges of child care in the Bay Area

Although Stanford’s expanding opportunities for on-campus care rank among the most extensive of colleges and universities, child care remains a challenge given realities of living in the Bay Area. The WorkLife office is trying to help with more facilities and community partnerships.

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Title IX resolution

Stanford and the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education have reached a resolution agreement regarding Title IX compliance at the university, Provost Persis Drell announced.

Stanford offers admission to 2,040 students

The Office of Undergraduate Admission announced that 2,040 high school students from across the country and around the world have been admitted to the Class of 2022.