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Office of the Provost

Update on plans leading up to fall quarter for staff and faculty

In a message to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell and Elizabeth Zacharias, vice president for human resources, address plans for returning to on-site work this spring and for developing more flexible work arrangements for staff as the university moves toward a new way of working at Stanford.

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Update on planning for fall 2021

In a message to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell addresses plans for as normal a fall as possible, including in-person education and research, with modifications as needed based on the public health situation.

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Provost’s Office appointments focus on inclusion, community, digital education

Leadership appointments announced by Provost Persis Drell seek to advance key strategic objectives of the university.

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DEI survey email message from Provost Drell

In a message to the Stanford community, Provost Persis Drell announced that Stanford will conduct a university-wide diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) survey in May.

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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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Furthering diversity and racial justice at Stanford

Provost Persis Drell shares information about recent developments in the university’s effort to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and racial justice at Stanford.

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Message from leadership: Black History Month

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell sent the following message to the campus community on the celebration of Black History Month at Stanford.

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Creating a new residential experience

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell sent the following message to undergraduate students regarding the next steps to rollout of the ResX initiative.

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Update on undergraduate planning

Provost Persis Drell and Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole sent the following message to students and their families, which includes steps in the planning process for spring quarter.

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