Posts by Patricia Gumport

June 11, 2018

Initiatives for Graduate Student Families at Stanford and Next Steps

Patricia Gumport

Vice Provost for Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs
I am delighted to announce significant initiatives that Stanford is undertaking to support graduate students who are parents, in order to alleviate stress and to enhance community-building.

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May 15, 2018

The beginning of Ramadan

Jane Shaw

Dean for Religious Life
Elizabeth Zacharias

Vice President for Human Resources
Patricia Gumport

Vice Provost for Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs
Harry J. Elam

Senior Vice Provost for Education
Susie Brubaker-Cole

Vice Provost for Student Affairs
This quarter, for the first time in more than ten years, the Muslim festivals of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr will fall entirely within the academic calendar. Ramadan begins this evening, Tuesday, May 15, and will conclude on Thursday, June 14, followed by Eid al-Fitr on Friday, June 15. The Stanford community is invited to participate in a series of special events on campus.

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November 28, 2017

Tax reform and graduate students

Patricia Gumport

Vice Provost for Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs
Working collaboratively, the university and graduate students are actively advocating against Congressional tax provisions that would negatively impact higher education.

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