News & Updates
September 25, 2017Provost Drell and I want to take the opportunity of a new fall quarter to extend a warm welcome to you, whether for the first time or once again. Yet as we write we are also reminded of the challenges facing some members of our community, with the announcement just hours ago of an updated travel ban affecting visitors to the United States from several countries.
September 23, 2017Going to college for the first time is a momentous occasion in the life of any undergraduate. This past week I was thrilled to participate in two of my favorite Stanford traditions that seek to facilitate this transition: Move-In Day and the new undergraduate reception at Hoover House.
September 15, 2017In my column in the September/October issue of Stanford Magazine, I focus on a key priority for Stanford: advancing access and affordability for our students. True to the spirit of our founding, Stanford has one of the most comprehensive undergraduate financial aid programs in higher education. But there’s more to be done.
September 5, 2017Stanford University vigorously and admantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
September 1, 2017An email message from President Tessier-Lavigne to Stanford faculty, staff and students dated September 1, 2017.
August 31, 2017President Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
July 15, 2017Being true to the best we know as leaders.
June 7, 2017In an open letter in the Stanford Daily, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell reaffirm and discuss further the resources and commitments Stanford offers to undocumented students.
June 6, 2017A message from President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell restating Stanford's commitment to leadership on climate change.
May 15, 2017The importance of fundamental and applied research.