Category: On the Move

Susan Calandra to return to Business Affairs as senior associate vice president

by Kate Chesley on April 8, 2010 4:00 am
SUSAN CALANDRA will return to Business Affairs as senior associate vice president for finance in mid-August after serving as interim chief financial officer at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, according to RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer. As senior associate vice president, Calandra will direct the activities of the Controller’s… Read more Susan Calandra to return to Business Affairs as senior associate vice president

Bill Cooper appointed associate vice president and chief purchasing officer

by Kate Chesley on April 6, 2010 4:00 am
BILL COOPER, associate vice president for management services and chief procurement officer for the University of Missouri System, will join Stanford June 1 as associate vice president and chief purchasing officer. Cooper’s appointment has been announced by RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer. Cooper will be responsible for managing the… Read more Bill Cooper appointed associate vice president and chief purchasing officer

Trustee Goodwin Liu nominated to U.S. Appeals Court

by Elaine Ray on March 4, 2010 4:01 am
When GOODWIN LIU was nominated by President Obama to the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, folks on the Farm beamed Cardinal pride. Liu may be an associate dean and professor of law at UC Berkeley, but he’s a Stanford trustee and an alum. During his undergraduate years, Liu was a student… Read more Trustee Goodwin Liu nominated to U.S. Appeals Court

Former Knight Fellow returns as innovation director

by Elaine Ray on February 24, 2010 4:00 am
PAM MAPLES — journalist, journalism educator and journalism entrepreneur — has been named innovation director at the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford. She will begin the newly created position in March. Maples is vice president for editorial at Newsy.com, a multi-source video news startup in partnership with the University of Missouri, where she… Read more Former Knight Fellow returns as innovation director

Valerie Bellande '09 thanks the campus for its support of her homeland

by Elaine Ray on January 25, 2010 4:01 am
VALERIE BELLANDE, ’09, sent the following email Jan. 15, addressed to Stanford students KICHELLE WEBSTER and GABRIELA SPENCER, and to JAN BARKER-ALEXANDER, director of the Black Community Services Center, just before Stanford’s Caribbean Students Association was to meet to develop a strategy for responding to the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. Bellande, who is Haitian-American,… Read more Valerie Bellande '09 thanks the campus for its support of her homeland

Great week for women's soccer

by Elaine Ray on January 14, 2010 4:01 am
Just days after Kelley O’Hara was named the winner of the Hermann Trophy, three Cardinal soccer players were named by their national teams to play in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Women’s Under-20 Championship in Guatemala later this month. Sophomore midfielder TERESA NOYOLA and freshman defender RACHEL QUON were… Read more Great week for women's soccer

Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe eyed for UN post

by Elaine Ray on November 11, 2009 4:05 am
The title is quite a mouthful. EILEEN CHAMBERLAIN DONAHOE, an affiliate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), will be nominated to the post of “Representative to the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council, with rank of Ambassador, United States Mission to the United Nations,” by President Barack Obama.… Read more Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe eyed for UN post

Readings and writings

by Elaine Ray on November 2, 2009 4:00 am
It’s National Novel Writing Month and at least one hardy  – and unnamed – Stanford staffer has taken the month off and is taking seriously the challenge of producing a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, Nov. 30. . . . If you’ve already got a piece of fiction you think might be prize worthy, the… Read more Readings and writings

Star-studded science

by Elaine Ray on October 27, 2009 4:00 am
It’s not every scientific project that gets its own concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D. C. But on  Nov. 2, the high-flying Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope will be toasted with a 40-minute symphony, Cosmic Reflection. With major participation from SLAC and the main campus, led by astrophysicist PETER MICHELSON,… Read more Star-studded science

Disch-Bhadkamkar named university treasurer; Davis assistant treasurer

by Elaine Ray on October 12, 2009 5:51 pm
ODILE DISCH-BHADKAMKAR has been named to the new role of treasurer, reporting to RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer (CFO). The position is responsible for management of the university’s operating liquidity, cash management, debt issuance and management, bondholder relations, credit card merchant services and retirement program investment oversight, Livingston said… Read more Disch-Bhadkamkar named university treasurer; Davis assistant treasurer