News & Updates

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.
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.

President accepts renaming committee recommendations

March 23, 2018
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has accepted the recommendations of the committee he appointed to consider renaming of Stanford buildings and sites.

President, provost answer questions during meeting with university community

March 7, 2018
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell answered a range of questions on issues from long-range planning to housing availability during a campus community meeting.

Notes from the Quad: The long-range planning white papers

February 1, 2018
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell announce the release to the university community of 37 white papers summarizing more than 2,800 ideas and proposals submitted in Stanford's long-range planning process.