News & Updates

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.

President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell

Ideas sought for long-range planning process

April 24, 2017
At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for strengthening Stanford’s foundation.

President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Invitation to Stanford community to participate in long-range planning process

April 6, 2017
We're making long-range planning a major part of our focus in our first year because we believe it's crucial to develop a shared vision for the big opportunities Stanford pursues in the coming years.
Stanford Magazine Cover - March/April 2017

President's Column: What's Next for Stanford?

March 15, 2017
Setting our sights on new and greater heights.