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Brubaker-Cole

Susie Brubaker-Cole named vice provost for student affairs

August 14, 2017 4:14 pm
Susie Brubaker-Cole, a former Stanford academic administrator who is currently the vice provost for student affairs at Oregon State University, has been named the next vice provost for student affairs at Stanford, Provost Persis Drell has announced. As vice provost, Brubaker-Cole will oversee more than 25 offices and centers that offer resources, advising and support… Read more Susie Brubaker-Cole named vice provost for student affairs
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Making the perfect first-year roommate match

August 10, 2017 1:02 pm
For Stanford’s first-year students, meeting their new roommates is one of the highlights and most anticipated moments of New Student Orientation. Unlike many peer colleges and universities, Stanford doesn’t share with first-year students who their new roommates will be in advance of their first day on campus at New Student Orientation (NSO), which this year… Read more Making the perfect first-year roommate match
Student Health Matters

Student Health Matters describes Vaden services

July 27, 2017 12:09 pm
The 2017-18 edition of Student Health Matters for Returning Students, Vaden Health Center’s guide to student health at Stanford is available online. Parents are encouraged to read it, as well as students. The guide covers such issues as what care is provided at Vaden under the health fee, how to choose the right health insurance… Read more Student Health Matters describes Vaden services
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Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity

July 25, 2017 3:36 pm
Following 13 years of tradition, Stanford’s incoming, first-year students received a special package for the summer: three books, carefully curated by a Stanford faculty member. Their assignment: read all three prior to New Student Orientation, which will include a panel discussion with the authors. This year’s selections for the Three Books program were chosen by… Read more Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

Stanford graduates encouraged to expand their awareness

June 19, 2017 2:53 pm
In a personal and impassioned speech, California Supreme Court Associate Justice Mariano-Florentino “Tino” Cuéllar asked the Stanford University Class of 2017 to reflect on their privileges, on the importance of fair and factual debate, and on opportunities for future growth and contribution. Speaking at the university’s 126th Commencement on Sunday at Stanford Stadium, which was… Read more Stanford graduates encouraged to expand their awareness
Commencement

Here come the graduates!

June 16, 2017 12:58 pm
Stanford will honor graduates during Commencement Weekend with festivities galore, ending with a performance by the Stanford Chamber Chorale in Memorial Church on Sunday afternoon. The main event, the 126th Commencement ceremony, will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, in Stanford Stadium. Baccalaureate, a multi-faith gathering led by students, will… Read more Here come the graduates!
Persis Drell

Provost reports on Title IX process

May 31, 2017 10:00 am
Earlier this year, I said I would provide a progress report to the Stanford community this spring on the first year of the Student Title IX Process, our new pilot process for hearing cases of sexual harassment, stalking, relationship violence and sexual violence involving students. I’m writing now to do that. This is the first… Read more Provost reports on Title IX process
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Stanford increases the number of all-gender restrooms on campus

May 26, 2017 2:02 pm
Single-user restrooms throughout the university are being converted to all-gender facilities in recognition of the needs of people who are transgender, gender fluid and gender non-conforming. Although the university’s efforts predate the passage of a California law that mandates such conversion in public buildings, it is in concert with the law’s intent and implementation. Gov.… Read more Stanford increases the number of all-gender restrooms on campus
Commencement

Five things to know about Commencement

May 12, 2017 1:56 pm
Stanford has already begun getting ready for Commencement Weekend 2017, which will be held June 17 and 18. The event will attract some 30,000 people to campus, so families are encouraged to plan their visit early. Here are five things families might want to know as they prepare for the big event. Who is giving… Read more Five things to know about Commencement

New tool offers sexual violence reporting option for students

May 5, 2017 4:36 pm
Stanford students now have a new tool for documenting and reporting sexual and relationship violence. With support and advocacy from ASSU student leaders, Stanford has adopted the online platform Callisto for a three-year trial period. It will offer students a new avenue, in addition to existing ones, for documenting and reporting experiences with sexual assault… Read more New tool offers sexual violence reporting option for students