University Affairs

Stanford releases 2016–17 fundraising results

Gifts to Stanford in 2016–17 provided $1.13 billion for financial aid, interdisciplinary research, faculty support and patient care. With donor support, the percentage of undergraduate students graduating debt-free rose to 82 percent.

Committee formed to advise on next campus climate survey

Provost Persis Drell has appointed a committee of faculty, students and staff to make recommendations on the next campus climate survey to be administered to students. The committee is inviting input from the campus community.

Building a vision for education and research

White papers summarizing more than 2,800 long-range planning ideas for Stanford are about to be released to the campus community. Faculty co-chairs of the Education and Research steering groups discuss how they reviewed the ideas in their respective areas and what they learned.