University Affairs

Stanford releases 2016–17 fundraising results

Gifts to Stanford in 2016–17 provided $1.13 billion for financial aid, interdisciplinary research, faculty support and patient care. With donor support, the percentage of undergraduate students graduating debt-free rose to 82 percent.

Building a vision for education and research

White papers summarizing more than 2,800 long-range planning ideas for Stanford are about to be released to the campus community. Faculty co-chairs of the Education and Research steering groups discuss how they reviewed the ideas in their respective areas and what they learned.

An ‘accidental professor’ leads Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Elizabeth Hadly, professor of biology and faculty director of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, chairs the Faculty Senate, which is celebrating its 50th year at Stanford as it tackles such issues as student well-being, diversity, sustainability, free speech and long-range planning.