‘Stanford Magazine’ columns

Focusing on What Matters

May 1, 2019
This spring’s admissions fraud scheme poses challenges for higher education.

Promoting Sustainable Solutions

March 1, 2019
Experts navigate a critical moment in energy and climate science.

How Alumni Helped Affirm Our Vision

December 4, 2018
Two years of input validated our priorities.

Deepening Our Global Imprint

September 1, 2018
An ideal moment to reexamine Stanford’s engagement around the world.
Stanford Magazine, July 2018

Setting a Vision

July 1, 2018
A collaborative process leads to priorities for navigating a dynamic future.

Home Grown

May 9, 2018
True to its roots, Stanford seeks to strengthen community bonds.
Stanford Magazine - March 2018

Why Higher Education Matters

March 28, 2018
Our success depends on increasing access, fostering openness and serving society.

Thinking Boldly

December 8, 2017
Rejecting complacency, the Stanford community imagines our future.

Advancing access

September 15, 2017
In my column in the September/October issue of Stanford Magazine, I focus on a key priority for Stanford: advancing access and affordability for our students. True to the spirit of our founding, Stanford has one of the most comprehensive undergraduate financial aid programs in higher education. But there’s more to be done.
Stanford Magazine cover

Purposeful Leadership

July 15, 2017
Being true to the best we know as leaders.