Faculty leaders of two of Stanford’s long-range planning steering groups, including Juliet Brodie, discuss how the groups reviewed hundreds of ideas from across the community and share some of the major themes that emerged.
At the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne looked back on his first year and ahead to Stanford’s coming years, while ASSU leaders Justice Tention-Palmer and Vicki Niu presented a report on academics and diversity.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni responded to the call for ideas and proposals to inform Stanford's long-range planning process. Four area steering groups will now begin digging into the task of reviewing and contextualizing the submissions.
At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for strengthening Stanford’s foundation.
Employee input is front and center as planning for interior design, transportation, IT connectivity and workplace culture at the new campus moves forward. A new "Working at Stanford Redwood City" website offers information and updates for employees.
Six months after new policies prohibiting large containers of hard liquor were established, statistics indicate a reduction in harmful alcohol-related incidents. Prevention programs have been expanded.
Beverly Daniel Tatum, former president of Spelman College, will spend spring quarter at Stanford as the Haas Center Distinguished Visitor. She will deliver the Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on April 5.
Law Professor William Koski will receive the Haas Center for Public Service’s Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize, which annually recognizes faculty who engage students in integrating academic scholarship with significant and meaningful volunteer service to society.