Category: Safety at Stanford

Catherine Glaze

New leaders named for Title IX, SARA offices

February 11, 2016 9:16 am
Stanford has made appointments to two key staff positions focused on sexual violence prevention and response – CATHERINE GLAZE as campus Title IX coordinator and CARLEY FLANERY as director of the SARA Office (Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response). Glaze, currently associate dean for student affairs at Stanford Law School, will… Read more New leaders named for Title IX, SARA offices
Helmeted students

Five answers to questions about bike safety

December 1, 2015 1:02 pm
There are an estimated 13,000 bicyclists pedaling around on the Stanford campus each day, creating an abundance of opportunities for cyclists to cross paths with fellow cyclists, motor vehicles, pedestrians—and even stationary objects. Stanford bicycle program coordinator Ariadne Delon Scott talks about what parents ought to know about bike safety at Stanford. What is the… Read more Five answers to questions about bike safety

BOSP responds to U.S. State Department travel alert

November 25, 2015 10:12 am
The following message from Ramón Saldívar was recently sent to all Bing Overseas Studies Program Winter Quarter 2015-16 students regarding the current status of BOSP Winter Quarter programs in light of the U.S. State Department’s Worldwide Travel Alert issued on November 23, 2015. Dear BOSP Students, Families, and Friends, I write in my capacity as… Read more BOSP responds to U.S. State Department travel alert
John Etchemendy

Provost Etchemendy addresses questions about sexual assault

November 18, 2015 2:07 pm
In recent weeks, a number of questions have been raised about Stanford’s implementation of the recommendations of the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices, the results of the campus-wide climate survey, and the handling of sexual assault cases. Provost John Etchemendy addresses these questions for the Stanford community. Sexual assault continues to… Read more Provost Etchemendy addresses questions about sexual assault

New judicial process proposed for sexual assault

November 16, 2015 4:30 pm
Faculty, staff and student members of the Stanford community have been invited to comment on a proposed updated process for investigating and adjudicating cases of prohibited sexual conduct brought against students. The new process was proposed last spring by the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices, an 18-member panel of students, faculty,… Read more New judicial process proposed for sexual assault
Laura Wilson

2015 safety report provides crime stats and tips for staying safe

September 29, 2015 11:14 am
Burglaries on campus dropped sharply in 2014, according to the 2015 Safety, Security and Fire Report, issued this week by the Stanford Department of Public Safety. And as it does every year, the report provides information on a range of incidents on campus from stalking to hate crimes. It also offers advice on staying safe… Read more 2015 safety report provides crime stats and tips for staying safe
New Student Orientation

15 FAQs for parents of new Stanford students

July 14, 2015 3:10 pm
Approaching Stanford receives many questions from parents and families planning for their students’ arrival at Stanford in the fall. Below are 15 frequently asked questions and the resulting answers. Don’t see your question here? Email the Parent Helpline at mykidis@stanford.edu or check out the parent FAQ webpage. I plan to buy my son a bike… Read more 15 FAQs for parents of new Stanford students

Stanford seeks student input on campus climate, safety

April 16, 2015 3:39 pm
Stanford is encouraging all students to participate in a survey on campus climate that will be launching next week. The anonymous online survey asks students about their perceptions of campus culture and safety, including their experiences with sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence. The university will use the results to better understand the… Read more Stanford seeks student input on campus climate, safety

Provost's Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices report released

April 15, 2015 11:58 pm
Provost John Etchemendy sent the following letter to the campus community issuing the report of the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices. The task force makes recommendations for enhancing education, support and investigation. April 8, 2015 Dear Members of the Stanford Community: I am writing to provide you with the report, being… Read more Provost's Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices report released

Provost addresses the Stanford community on Ebola

October 24, 2014 4:24 pm
In an Oct. 23 message to the Stanford community regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Provost John Etchemendy and Dr. Ira Friedman, director of Vaden Health Center, said the university has established protocols to reduce the risks to the community posed by the virus, and to identify, isolate and begin care should the campus… Read more Provost addresses the Stanford community on Ebola