News & Updates
September 7, 2017Provost Drell provided thoughts following a speech by the U.S. Secretary of Education regarding Title IX and efforts by colleges and universities to battle sexual assault.
September 5, 2017Stanford University vigorously and admantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
June 7, 2017In an open letter in the Stanford Daily, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell reaffirm and discuss further the resources and commitments Stanford offers to undocumented students.
June 6, 2017A message from President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell restating Stanford's commitment to leadership on climate change.
May 31, 2017In a letter to the campus community, Provost Persis Drell provides a progress report on the first 15 months of the Student Title IX Process, the university's pilot process for investigating and hearing Title IX cases.
May 10, 2017As the challenges facing immigrant communities continue to be a focus of discussion both nationally and here on campus, the President and Provost provide an update on Stanford’s efforts to support all members of our community, regardless of immigration status.
May 8, 2017On Saturday, May 6, Provost Persis Drell hosted an all-day workshop for students on institutional change. Lily Zheng, '17, helped to organize and lead the event.
April 24, 2017Stanford seeks an accomplished leader for the position of Vice Provost for Student Affairs. The mission of the Student Affairs division is to educate students to make meaningful contributions as citizens of a complex world.
April 24, 2017At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for strengthening Stanford’s foundation.
April 6, 2017We're making long-range planning a major part of our focus in our first year because we believe it's crucial to develop a shared vision for the big opportunities Stanford pursues in the coming years.