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Committee appointed to recommend principles on historical names

January 16, 2018
President Tessier-Lavigne has appointed a new committee to recommend principles for decision-making on requests to rename campus buildings and sites named for historical figures.

Notes from the Quad: In memory of Ben Barres, a personal tribute

December 27, 2017
As we mourn today the loss of our colleague and dear friend Ben Barres, I thought it would be fitting to share a piece that I wrote in tribute to Ben almost a year ago. I was honored to deliver it as an introduction to a symposium held in Ben’s honor on January 12, 2017.

Notes from the Quad: The tax bill and Stanford

December 20, 2017
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed tax reform legislation that now awaits the president's signature. For higher education, the final bill contains mixed news. At Stanford, our attention now turns to addressing the effects of this legislation on our community.

President's Column: Thinking Boldly

December 8, 2017
Rejecting complacency, the Stanford community imagines our future.

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