News & Updates

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.

An update on the admissions fraud scheme

March 21, 2019
Provost Drell and I are providing a further update to our community on the steps Stanford is taking to respond to the recent admissions fraud scheme. We know that this episode has jarred the trust of many Americans in the college admissions process, and it has prompted many questions from the Stanford community. We are determined to take the right steps at Stanford to ensure the integrity of our process and to work toward rebuilding that trust.

Promoting Sustainable Solutions

March 1, 2019
Experts navigate a critical moment in energy and climate science.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18, 2019
As we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend, I want to take this moment to recognize the tireless efforts and persistent work of the students, faculty and staff who are promoting social progress through research, education and service.

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.