‘Stanford Magazine’ column

President's Column: Home Grown

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

President's Column: Why Higher Education Matters

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

President's Column: Thinking Boldly

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

President's Column: 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

President's Column: Purposeful Leadership

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

President's Column: Research Drives Growth

May 15, 2017
The importance of fundamental and applied research.
Stanford Magazine Cover - March/April 2017

President's Column: What's Next for Stanford?

March 15, 2017
Setting our sights on new and greater heights.

President's Column: Ensuring Academic Breadth

January 15, 2017
A narrow focus doesn't serve students, or Stanford, well.
Nov 2016 magazine cover

President's Column: A Purposeful University

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

President's Column: Our Opportunity Now

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