News & Updates

Stanford University statement on federal administration’s plans for DACA

September 5, 2017
Stanford University vigorously and admantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Looking back, and ahead

September 1, 2017
An email message from President Tessier-Lavigne to Stanford faculty, staff and students dated September 1, 2017.

President’s letter to White House on DACA

August 31, 2017
President Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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President's Column: Purposeful Leadership

July 15, 2017
Being true to the best we know as leaders.

Remarks at 2017 Commencement ceremony

June 18, 2017
Remarks by university President Marc Tessier-Lavigne for delivery at Stanford’s 126th Commencement on June 18, 2017.

Letter to the community on undocumented students

June 7, 2017
In 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.

Stanford's commitment to progress on climate change

June 6, 2017
A message from President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell restating Stanford's commitment to leadership on climate change.

President's Column: Research Drives Growth

May 15, 2017
The importance of fundamental and applied research.

President’s comments to the annual meeting of the Academic Council, May 11, 2017

May 12, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the annual meeting of the Academic Council on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Update on Stanford’s support for immigrant community members

May 10, 2017
As the challenges facing immigrant communities continue to be a focus of discussion both nationally and here on campus, the President and Provost provide an update on Stanford’s efforts to support all members of our community, regardless of immigration status.