Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate discusses Stanford’s ongoing response to COVID-19 crisis

At the April 16 Faculty Senate meeting, Provost Persis Drell discussed the impact of the pandemic on the current budget and plans to resume the budget process for 2021. President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced a new website that aggregates Stanford research efforts and gave a brief report on planning for the aftermath of the crisis.

Faculty Senate makes decisions regarding Press, professoriate

At its Feb. 20 meeting, the senate approved an oversight committee for the Stanford University Press, and approved several motions regarding teaching staff appointments and the status of fellows at designated policy institutes recommended by the Committee on the Professoriate.

Faculty Senate hears findings and recommendations of the Committee on the Professoriate

At the Feb. 6 senate meeting, members of the Committee on the Professoriate presented the committee’s findings and recommendations. President Marc Tessier-Lavigne gave an update on Stanford’s response to the novel coronavirus, and also emphasized the need to extend support and respect to the university’s Chinese and Chinese-American students and scholars.

Faculty Senate discusses sexual violence on campus

The Stanford Faculty Senate on Thursday discussed a wide range of topics related to sexual violence and sexual harassment on campus, with presentations by Provost Persis Drell and by three students representing the Associated Students of Stanford University. Drell also announced a new reporting structure for the Stanford University Press.

Faculty Senate discusses AAU Campus Climate Survey, GUP, Emeriti Council report

The Faculty Senate on Thursday heard a report on the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct at Stanford. The senate also heard a presentation by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne regarding Stanford’s decision to withdraw its application for a General Use Permit and a report from the Emeriti Council.