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.
The winners of the individual awards are Ben Barres, a professor at Stanford Medicine, and James Jordan, a senior manager at the Stanford Alumni Association. The winner of the program award is the Diversity and First-Gen Office.
Stanford students have a tradition of welcoming first-year students on move-in day by memorizing their names and calling them out when new students arrive at their dorms. A new service uses technology to build on that tradition.
The winner of the individual award is Sally Dickson, an emerita staff member who is serving as a special assistant to President John Hennessy. The winner of the program award is the Office of Multicultural Affairs within the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.