News & Updates

Convocation: New president welcomes news students and their parents

September 21, 2016
Stanford leaders and a senior welcomed first-year and transfer students during the 126th Opening Convocation Ceremony, held September 20 in the Main Quad.
Sept 2016 magazine cover

President's Column: Our Opportunity Now

September 15, 2016
Stanford's history of accomplishment inspires a new era of leadership.

A message from Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

September 1, 2016
Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent this welcome email message to all members of the Stanford community on his first day as Stanford's eleventh president.

Stanford Magazine profile: A Leader in Full

August 30, 2016
As a scientist and as an executive, Marc Tessier-Lavigne has made a career out of making a difference.

Stanford President-elect Marc Tessier-Lavigne prepares to take office Sept. 1

June 21, 2016
The incoming leader’s spring agenda included attending Board of Trustees meetings and making preparations to hire a new provost.

Video: A conversation with Marc Tessier-Lavigne

February 4, 2016
Ruth Porat, a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees and a member of the Stanford Presidential Search Committee, sat down for a conversation with Marc Tessier-Lavigne about his appointment as Stanford University's 11th president.

Video: Stanford introduces 11th president, Marc Tessier-Lavigne

February 4, 2016
After unanimous approval by the Stanford Board of Trustees, Marc Tessier-Lavigne was introduced as Stanford's next president.

Neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford’s next president

February 4, 2016
The Stanford trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University and former Stanford faculty member, will be the 11th president. He will assume the role Sept. 1.