News & Updates
November 9, 2016A letter to the Stanford community from Marc Tessier-Lavigne, John Etchemendy and Persis Drell, following the 2016 U.S. election.
November 7, 2016Persis Drell, dean of the Stanford School of Engineering and previously director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be the next provost of Stanford University, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced today.
October 21, 2016Text of “The Purposeful University: A Place of Unlimited Potential,” by Marc Tessier-Lavigne, as prepared for delivery at his inauguration as Stanford’s 11th president on Oct. 21, 2016.
October 21, 2016Stanford celebrated the beginning of a new era today by inaugurating its 11th president, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, a pioneering neuroscientist, technology executive and academic leader.
September 21, 2016Stanford leaders and a senior welcomed first-year and transfer students during the 126th Opening Convocation Ceremony, held September 20 in the Main Quad.
September 15, 2016Stanford's history of accomplishment inspires a new era of leadership.
September 1, 2016Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent this welcome email message to all members of the Stanford community on his first day as Stanford's eleventh president.
August 30, 2016As a scientist and as an executive, Marc Tessier-Lavigne has made a career out of making a difference.
June 21, 2016The incoming leader’s spring agenda included attending Board of Trustees meetings and making preparations to hire a new provost.
February 4, 2016Ruth 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.