Speeches & Writings
December 4, 2018Two years of input validated our priorities.
September 20, 2018Remarks by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at the 2018 Convocation ceremony.
September 1, 2018An ideal moment to reexamine Stanford’s engagement around the world.
July 1, 2018A collaborative process leads to priorities for navigating a dynamic future.
June 17, 2018Remarks by university President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at Stanford’s 127th Commencement on June 17, 2018.
May 9, 2018True to its roots, Stanford seeks to strengthen community bonds.
March 28, 2018Our success depends on increasing access, fostering openness and serving society.
February 1, 2018President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell announce the release to the university community of 37 white papers summarizing more than 2,800 ideas and proposals submitted in Stanford's long-range planning process.
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.