Category: On the Move

Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown appointed assistant vice provost for residential education

by Student Affairs on January 4, 2020 11:25 am
CHERYL BROWN, director of Frosh 101 and a resident fellow at Meier Hall, has been appointed assistant vice provost for residential education by SUSIE BRUBAKER-COLE, vice provost for student affairs. The appointment becomes effective Jan. 6. Brown has more than 15 years of professional experience in higher education, including a decade at Stanford, where she… Read more Cheryl Brown appointed assistant vice provost for residential education
Giovanna Ceserani

Giovanna Ceserani is the new director of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis

by Robert Cable on December 12, 2019 3:11 pm
GIOVANNA CESERANI, associate professor of classics, is the newly appointed faculty director of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA). Her three-year term began in November. CESTA is an international research hub in the digital humanities, supported by the Dean of Research and the Dean of Humanities and Sciences, and – as of Sept.… Read more Giovanna Ceserani is the new director of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis
Mona Hicks

Mona Hicks named senior associate vice provost and dean of students

by Student Affairs on October 21, 2019 2:49 pm
MONA HICKS, dean of students at Saint Louis University, has been appointed Stanford’s senior associate vice provost and dean of students by SUSIE BRUBAKER-COLE, vice provost for student affairs. Hicks will begin at Stanford at the start of winter quarter 2020. Before joining Saint Louis University a decade ago, Hicks served  at Rice University, Vanderbilt… Read more Mona Hicks named senior associate vice provost and dean of students

Jisha Menon to lead the Stanford Arts Institute

by Robin Wander on October 17, 2019 3:15 pm
JISHA MENON, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the newly appointed Denning Faculty Director of the Stanford Arts Institute (SAI). Menon will continue to teach, and she also remains director of Stanford’s Center for South Asia. She is affiliated with the Program in Feminist, Gender and… Read more Jisha Menon to lead the Stanford Arts Institute
Adam Banks

Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

by Robin Wander on September 11, 2019 2:34 pm
ADAM BANKS, professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition, A-LAN HOLT, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. The Institute for Diversity in the Arts trains and supports undergraduates in arts… Read more Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts
TomKat center direcgors

Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

by Mark Golden on August 29, 2019 1:45 pm
JENNIFER DIONNE and MATTHEW KANAN are taking over the leadership of Stanford’s TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy. “Matt and Jen are stars in energy research. It’s been great to watch their research trajectories on campus over the past 10 years,” said KAM MOLER, vice provost and dean of research. “Now they will enthusiastically lead TomKat… Read more Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on August 28, 2019 2:15 pm
J. D. SCHRAMM, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, has been named the inaugural director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, which aims to develop an interdisciplinary community of future global leaders to address the world’s most complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. “We are delighted to welcome J.… Read more J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Nicholas Wigginton to serve as American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford

by Stanford News Service on August 25, 2019 1:24 pm
NICHOLAS WIGGINTON, assistant vice president for research and chief of the staff in the Office of Research at the University of Michigan, is serving as a 2019-20 American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford. Wigginton is working with Professor KATHRYN MOLER, vice provost and dean of research, and will be on campus for the full… Read more Nicholas Wigginton to serve as American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford
Paul Wise

Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 24, 2019 5:00 pm
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford professor of pediatrics PAUL WISE and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative, Rethinking the Humanitarian Health Response to Violence Conflict, to develop new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence. The initiative will be… Read more Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict
Give & Go

Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program

by Alex Kekauoha on July 23, 2019 5:00 pm
At the end of spring quarter, as Stanford students moved out of their campus residences, they donated more than 64 tons of unwanted items to Goodwill. Their generosity was facilitated by Residential & Dining Enterprises’ “Give & Go” program, which encourages students to give away their unwanted goods rather than send them to landfill. The… Read more Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program