Faculty & Staff

Preparing for the worst-case scenario

Stanford continues to prepare for emergencies it hopes will never occur, including and especially an active shooter on campus. The Department of Public Safety debuts a new training video suggesting how to deal with such an emergency.

Provost’s Committee on Lecturers

The committee will host a town hall-style gathering on Friday, Feb. 9, and is soliciting input on issues of concern to the community.

Marvin L. Herrington, Stanford police chief emeritus, dead at 81

Herrington served as head of the Department of Public Safety for 30 years. Stanford awarded him the Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award for Exceptional Service in 1994, praising “his gentle graciousness, extraordinary sensitivity and deep respect for human rights for all people.”

Ira M. Friedman dead at 69

During his 22-year career at Stanford, Ira M. Friedman was devoted to serving the physical health and mental health care needs of students as director of Vaden Health Center, and its predecessor, Cowell Student Health Center.