University Affairs

Stanford adds workforce and postdoc housing in Redwood City

Stanford’s acquisition of the Elan Redwood City apartment complex will provide affordable and transit-oriented housing near both its main and Redwood City campuses, while further connecting Stanford with the city.

Stanford completes the renaming process by dedicating Jane Stanford Way

Stanford dedicated Jane Stanford Way on Thursday, honoring the woman whose vision and leadership had a profound effect on the shaping of the university she co-founded with her husband, Leland. Leaders of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe participated in the ceremony, welcoming the audience with prayer and song.

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.