News & Updates
January 16, 2018President Tessier-Lavigne has appointed a new committee to recommend principles for decision-making on requests to rename campus buildings and sites named for historical figures.
December 27, 2017As we mourn today the loss of our colleague and dear friend Ben Barres, I thought it would be fitting to share a piece that I wrote in tribute to Ben almost a year ago. I was honored to deliver it as an introduction to a symposium held in Ben’s honor on January 12, 2017.
December 20, 2017The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed tax reform legislation that now awaits the president's signature. For higher education, the final bill contains mixed news. At Stanford, our attention now turns to addressing the effects of this legislation on our community.
September 23, 2017Going to college for the first time is a momentous occasion in the life of any undergraduate. This past week I was thrilled to participate in two of my favorite Stanford traditions that seek to facilitate this transition: Move-In Day and the new undergraduate reception at Hoover House.
September 5, 2017Stanford University vigorously and admantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
September 1, 2017An email message from President Tessier-Lavigne to Stanford faculty, staff and students dated September 1, 2017.
August 31, 2017President Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
May 12, 2017Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the annual meeting of the Academic Council on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
May 10, 2017As 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.
April 27, 2017Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017.