August 22, 2019

On the chilled water curtailments

As you know, the main Stanford campus has been experiencing a series of chilled water curtailments, including one again today.

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August 4, 2019

This week’s shootings in America

Like all of you, surely, we both are struggling to comprehend the horrible incidents of gun violence that have occurred in the United States – first in Gilroy, Calif., a week ago; and this weekend in El Paso, Texas, and in Dayton, Ohio.

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July 26, 2019

Update on noose incident

As you know, many people in our community have been working through the emotional distress associated with the recent report of a noose on campus. There have been a number of positive steps in recent days, involving people coming together in solidarity and support for one another. We want to express our thanks to those in our community who have been leading these efforts to promote discussion and healing.

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July 20, 2019

Update on a campus incident

Susie Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Laura Wilson

Chief, Department of Public Safety
We are writing today to follow up on the report of a noose at Stanford on July 12. We know this may be extremely disturbing to many of you, no matter where you are in the world, and whether you are an enrolled student, faculty, staff, alumni, parent or family member, or one of our… Read more Update on a campus incident

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July 17, 2019

Concerning incident on campus

As many of you have seen in news reports, this weekend Stanford’s Department of Public Safety responded to a report of what was described as a noose near a residence for summer students. We take this matter very seriously, and DPS is currently investigating the incident. If additional evidence comes to light, it may be… Read more Concerning incident on campus

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May 15, 2019

Advancing diversity and inclusion at Stanford

Persis Drell
One of our most important university-wide goals is to promote diversity and inclusion. We want to ensure that diversity of thought, experience and approach is represented in all aspects of our education and research mission and that a diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, genders, beliefs, abilities and identities is thriving on our campus.

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May 13, 2019

On the Andrew Klavan event

Susie Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Tiffany Steinwert

Dean for Religious Life
We reaffirm our support for our Muslim community here on campus and across the country.

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May 5, 2019

Our hope for meaningful dialogue

Susie Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Tiffany Steinwert

Dean for Religious Life
Many members of our community are experiencing pain and anger this weekend in response to a set of flyers posted around campus.

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March 22, 2019

Stanford’s new home in Redwood City

Yesterday, I joined Provost Drell, Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain, and other leaders from Redwood City, San Mateo County, and Stanford to officially open Stanford’s Redwood City campus. This was a historic moment, marking our first significant footprint outside of the main campus and a strategic investment in Stanford’s future.

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March 21, 2019

An update on the admissions fraud scheme

We are writing to provide a further update to our community on the steps Stanford is taking to respond to the recent admissions fraud scheme. We know that this episode has jarred the trust of many Americans in the college admissions process, and it has prompted many questions from the Stanford community. We are determined to take the right steps at Stanford to ensure the integrity of our process and to work toward rebuilding that trust.

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