Category: On the Move

Pascaline Dupas

Economist Pascaline Dupas named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development

by King Center on Global Development on June 7, 2019 3:20 pm
PASCALINE DUPAS, a development economist whose scholarship focuses on policies aimed at reducing global poverty, has been named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development. She succeeds GRANT MILLER, professor of medicine, who will be stepping down as director this summer. Dupas, a professor of economics and a senior fellow at the Stanford… Read more Economist Pascaline Dupas named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development
Jeff Wachtel

Long-time staff member Jeff Wachtel to retire

by Kathleen Sullivan on May 21, 2019 2:29 pm
After working at Stanford for nearly 35  years, JEFF WACHTEL, executive director of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, has announced plans to retire at the end of August. Wachtel, who served as senior assistant to President John Hennessy from 2000 to 2016, helped Hennessy establish the program, which provides full scholarships for graduate study at Stanford.… Read more Long-time staff member Jeff Wachtel to retire
Bobby Okereke

Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities

by Stanford Athletics on April 29, 2019 3:19 pm
Twelve Cardinal football players earned opportunities in the National Football League (NFL) over the weekend. Five Cardinal were drafted during the three-day NFL Draft , while five more signed as undrafted free agents following the draft and two received rookie mini-camp invites. JJ ARCEGA WHITESIDE was selected in the second round with the 57th overall… Read more Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities
Edelstein and Rodrigue

Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs

by Eric Van Danen on April 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Two signature programs for undergraduate students – Stanford Introductory Studies and the Bing Overseas Studies Program – will welcome new faculty directors in Fall 2019, Harry J. Elam, Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, has announced. DAN EDELSTEIN, professor of French, will become faculty director of Stanford Introductory Studies, which manages required and elective academic… Read more Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs
Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education

by Kate Chesley on February 13, 2019 2:32 pm
In his State of the State Address on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he was appointing LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND to the position of president for the State Board of Education. Newsom called Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emerita, a “nationally recognized education expert” and said she would work “alongside State… Read more Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education
soccer players

The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft

by Stanford Athletics on January 15, 2019 2:47 pm
Three Cardinal were selected in the first seven picks of the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League Draft, including TIERNA DAVIDSON going No. 1 overall to the Chicago Red Stars. Joining Davidson in the first round were JORDAN DIBIASI and TEGAN MCGRADY, who were picked third and seventh, respectively, by the Washington Spirit. They join former… Read more The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft
Marcus Cole

Marcus Cole named dean of the Notre Dame Law School

by Stephanie Ashe on January 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Law School Professor G. MARCUS COLE, the William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law, has been appointed dean of the Law School and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame. Cole will assume the deanship in the summer of 2019. “Professor Cole has been a member of the Stanford Law School faculty for… Read more Marcus Cole named dean of the Notre Dame Law School
Anne Sweeney-Hoy

Anne Sweeney-Hoy appointed senior associate vice president of finance

by Stanford News Service on January 8, 2019 1:11 pm
ANNE SWEENEY-HOY, Stanford’s chief ethics and compliance officer, has been appointed senior associate vice president of finance and leader of the Financial Management Services (FMS) organization. She succeeds SUSAN CALANDRA, who is retiring after 25 years at Stanford. The announcement of Sweeney-Hoy’s appointment was made by RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs, chief financial officer and… Read more Anne Sweeney-Hoy appointed senior associate vice president of finance
Graduate School of Business graduates

Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference

by Graduate School of Business Communications on December 14, 2018 2:29 pm
The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money. “Our graduates pursued roles where they can make a difference in the world and have [a] positive impact on the greater economy, regardless of salary,” said YOSSI FEINBERG, senior associate dean… Read more Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference
Mark Cullen

Mark Cullen named Stanford's senior associate vice provost for research

by Nathan Collins on November 27, 2018 3:56 pm
  MARK CULLEN, professor of medicine and senior associate dean of research in the School of Medicine, has been named senior associate vice provost for research. In the new role, Cullen will advise Dean of Research and Vice Provost KAM MOLER on university-wide research policy and compliance issues as well as develop strategy for the… Read more Mark Cullen named Stanford's senior associate vice provost for research