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.
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.
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.