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Remarks at the 2019 Commencement ceremony

June 18, 2019
Following is the prepared text of remarks by university President Marc Tessier-Lavigne for delivery at Stanford’s 128th Commencement on June 16, 2019.

President’s comments to the annual meeting of the Academic Council, May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019
At the annual Academic Council meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2019, the president, provost and other leaders outlined three strategic themes and 10 specific programmatic activities to guide Stanford in the next decade and beyond.

Focusing on What Matters

May 1, 2019
This spring’s admissions fraud scheme poses challenges for higher education.

Stanford’s new home in Redwood City

March 22, 2019
Yesterday, I joined Provost Drell, Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain, and other leaders from Redwood City, San Mateo County, and Stanford to officially open Stanford’s Redwood City campus. This was a historic moment, marking our first significant footprint outside of the main campus and a strategic investment in Stanford’s future.

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