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Greg Boardman

Boardman to retire at the end of August

March 14, 2017 3:43 pm
Greg Boardman, Stanford’s vice provost for student affairs, who has led the division for more than a decade, will retire Aug. 31. Provost Persis Drell will share plans for a search committee early in spring quarter. Since 2005, Boardman has provided leadership to a division that currently includes nearly 30 0 professional staff and encompasses… Read more Boardman to retire at the end of August

Stanford continues working to provide support to international and immigrant communities

March 7, 2017 4:18 pm
Stanford is working to provide information and services – and to continue emphasizing the university’s support for all members of the campus community – as events continue to unfold around federal immigration policy. A working group with representatives from across the campus is meeting regularly to coordinate the university’s response to new developments and to… Read more Stanford continues working to provide support to international and immigrant communities
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Stanford enhances its focus on mental health

March 6, 2017 3:31 pm
Mental health is a continuing priority at Stanford and many of its peer institutions. Three university health professionals describe how Stanford responds to people in distress and how the university is enhancing its services for those with urgent needs. Jim Jacobs is executive director of Vaden Health Center. Rosan Gomperts is director of the Faculty… Read more Stanford enhances its focus on mental health

Cardinal Care rates set for 2017-18

March 6, 2017 2:55 pm
Vaden Health Center has announced the Cardinal Care student health insurance rates for the upcoming academic year. For 2017-18, the cost of the annual plan will continue at $4,968, a zero percent increase over the current year’s rate. Additional information on the plan, as well as rate and other details for the Student Dependent Health… Read more Cardinal Care rates set for 2017-18
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Stanford Family Weekend opens

February 23, 2017 4:42 pm
Stanford plans to welcome nearly 4,000 people to campus Friday for two days of festivities during Family Weekend 2017. Activities include tours, “Back to School Classes,” receptions in community centers and residence halls and an “Entertainment Extravaganza” featuring performances by student ensembles. It will be the first Family Weekend for Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, who… Read more Stanford Family Weekend opens
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Information to know about Family Weekend 2017

February 10, 2017 4:55 pm
Elaine Enos, executive director of Stanford’s Office of Special Events and Protocol, shares information she hopes family members know about Family Weekend. The annual event, which will be held Feb. 24 and 25, is expected to attract more than 3,000 visitors to campus. If we didn’t register in advance, can we still attend, and where… Read more Information to know about Family Weekend 2017
Ralph Castro

Five answers to questions about alcohol at Stanford

January 30, 2017 1:40 pm
Ralph Castro, associate dean of students and director of the Office of Alcohol Policy & Education, answers five questions about Stanford’s alcohol policies and culture around drinking. Stanford updated its policies in regards to drinking on campus this fall in an effort to reduce the availability and accessibility of hard alcohol. How are the new… Read more Five answers to questions about alcohol at Stanford
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Stanford’s support for our international and undocumented community

January 30, 2017 8:51 am
Recent events have brought anxiety, dismay and confusion for people in the academic community nationally and internationally as an executive order with new federal restrictions on travel to the United States was implemented. A letter emailed Saturday evening to the Stanford community from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost John Etchemendy and incoming Provost Persis Drell expressed… Read more Stanford’s support for our international and undocumented community

President and Provost write letters welcoming the Stanford community back for Winter Quarter

January 12, 2017 3:41 pm
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has sent a letter to members of the Stanford campus community, welcoming them back for Winter Quarter. The president’s letter includes news of appointments he has made and initiatives he is pursuing, including new open office hours for students. Provost John Etchemendy’s letter addresses issues that have been on the minds of… Read more President and Provost write letters welcoming the Stanford community back for Winter Quarter
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Updates on Beijing and Cape Town overseas studies programs

December 19, 2016 2:59 pm
Stanford has announced plans to indefinitely suspend its overseas studies program in Beijing at the end of the 2016-17 academic year – due to low enrollment – and to find a new home in China for the undergraduate program. The final Stanford in Beijing Program will be offered spring quarter of 2017. Ramón Saldívar, director… Read more Updates on Beijing and Cape Town overseas studies programs