News & Updates

President's Column: How Alumni Helped Affirm Our Vision

December 4, 2018
Two years of input validated our priorities.

Standing in solidarity

October 28, 2018
We write to express the horror and sorrow of the entire Stanford community at yesterday’s attack on worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Welcome to fall quarter!

September 24, 2018
We are delighted to welcome so many new and familiar faces to Stanford for the fall quarter. As we think about all that we have to look forward to in a new academic year, we are especially encouraged by the work going on around campus to build a strong and engaged Stanford community.

Remarks at 2018 Convocation ceremony

September 20, 2018
Remarks by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at the 2018 Convocation ceremony.

President's Column: Deepening Our Global Imprint

September 1, 2018
An ideal moment to reexamine Stanford’s engagement around the world.
Stanford Magazine, July 2018

President's Column: Setting a Vision

July 1, 2018
A collaborative process leads to priorities for navigating a dynamic future.

Remarks at 2018 Commencement ceremony

June 17, 2018
Remarks by university President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at Stanford’s 127th Commencement on June 17, 2018.

Envisioning Stanford’s future

May 17, 2018
At the annual meeting of the Academic Council, Provost Drell and I presented a high-level vision for Stanford’s future, building on the input of many hundreds of people from across the university community over the last year. We’re excited to share this vision with our community. We believe it reflects the optimistic, pioneering, energetic spirit of a community eager to strengthen Stanford’s foundations and to expand its contributions.

President's Column: Home Grown

May 9, 2018
True to its roots, Stanford seeks to strengthen community bonds.
Stanford Magazine - March 2018

President's Column: Why Higher Education Matters

March 28, 2018
Our success depends on increasing access, fostering openness and serving society.