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Elam appointed vice provost for undergraduate education

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Professor Harry J. Elam Jr., a distinguished member of the Stanford faculty for two decades and a scholar of African American drama, has been appointed vice provost for undergraduate education, Provost John Etchemendy announced today. He will assume his new position July 1.

Sociologists seek information on trends in contraception

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Nearly half of all pregnancies in the U. S. are unintended, and lower-educated women and those in their 20s account for more than half of all abortions. Sociologist Paula England, left, and doctoral student Krystale Littlejohn are asking why some women don't consistently use birth control.

Stanford helps to digitally preserve government documents

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A Stanford-based consortium of libraries will keep electronic backups of government documents, according to a new agreement – and that will add "a layer of trust in access to government information." James Jacobs, government documents librarian, is leading the project.

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  • Report of the president: The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, and May 11, 2010 and were approved by the President. The full list is available online.
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