University Affairs

Faculty Senate discusses AAU Campus Climate Survey, GUP, Emeriti Council report

The Faculty Senate on Thursday heard a report on the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct at Stanford. The senate also heard a presentation by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne regarding Stanford’s decision to withdraw its application for a General Use Permit and a report from the Emeriti Council.

Stanford honors ties with Muwekma Ohlone

As Stanford prepares to celebrate the new Jane Stanford Way, university archaeologist Laura Jones talks about Native American history in this area, the university’s relationship with the Muwekma Ohlone and the decision to rename landmarks that once honored Junipero Serra.

Stanford withdraws General Use Permit application

After offering to further expand workforce housing, the university acknowledges obstacles preventing approval of a workable long-term land use permit. Ahead is a new phase of engagement and dialogue with local communities.

Elam stepping down as vice provost for undergraduate education

Harry Elam concludes his tenure as the Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at the end of the 2019-20 academic year. He will remain in his roles as senior vice provost for education and vice president for the arts.