Speeches & Writings

President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of March 9, 2017

March 9, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of Feb. 23, 2017

February 23, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.
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President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of Feb. 9, 2017

February 9, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.
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President's Column: Ensuring Academic Breadth

January 15, 2017
A narrow focus doesn't serve students, or Stanford, well.
Stanford Quad

President's comments at Faculty Senate meeting of Dec. 1, 2016

December 1, 2016
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.
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President's Column: A Purposeful University

November 15, 2016
Driven by our mission, characterized by the courage to change.

Letter to the Stanford community from university leadership

November 9, 2016
A letter to the Stanford community from Marc Tessier-Lavigne, John Etchemendy and Persis Drell, following the 2016 U.S. election.

Inauguration address by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

October 21, 2016
Text 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.
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President's Column: Our Opportunity Now

September 15, 2016
Stanford's history of accomplishment inspires a new era of leadership.

A message from Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

September 1, 2016
Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent this welcome email message to all members of the Stanford community on his first day as Stanford's eleventh president.