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Letter to the campus community on Community Board on Public Safety’s report

Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne addresses the university community regarding the Community Board on Public Safety's first annual progress report.

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Faculty Senate remarks on speech that limits others’ speech

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made these comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on June 10, 2021.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell spotlight Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month including events at Stanford and beyond to celebrate achievements and acknowledge struggles facing members of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

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The verdict in Minneapolis

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne addresses the campus community following the guilty verdicts in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

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Stanford plans in-person Commencement 2021 celebration

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announces that improvements in the public health situation and relaxation of the state’s public health orders make possible plans for a limited in-person Commencement celebration in Stanford Stadium in June.

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Message from President Tessier-Lavigne: Confronting racial injustice

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne addresses the trial of Derek Chauvin as well as persistent racial injustice committed against people of color in the United States. He notes the work that Stanford is doing to address equity and inclusion issues on campus and spotlights resources available following the Chauvin verdict.

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Welcome to spring quarter

Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomes the campus community to spring quarter, especially those students returning to campus. He notes the importance of collective responsibility, both in ensuring the health and safety of others on campus, but also more broadly in informing how university thought leaders are considering Stanford’s impact in the years ahead.

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Statement in support of Stanford’s Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander community

This statement extends remarks made by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at Stanford Campus Conversations on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 and Monday, February 22, 2021.

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International Women’s Day at Stanford

In a message to the Stanford community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell highlight events celebrating Stanford women and address barriers women continue to face.

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Undergraduate spring quarter

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell announce Stanford’s undergraduate plans for the spring quarter.

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