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