News and Updates
Trustees discuss land use issues, hear presentation on digital humanities and visit behavioral sciences center
December 7, 2017At its December meeting, the board also discussed federal tax proposals affecting higher education and honored departing trustee Vaughn Williams.
October 11, 2017The Board of Trustees provides an update to the Stanford community on its consideration of investment responsibility matters — including an upcoming review of the university’s investment responsibility statement and the conclusion of a review of investment issues around private prisons.
Stanford trustees hear annual report from president, honor a former chair, tour the new children’s hospital and approve building projects
October 4, 2017At its Oct. 2-3 meeting, the Stanford University Board of Trustees heard a presentation from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, honored former chair Steven A. Denning, toured the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and approved building projects.
September 27, 2017Jeffrey S. Raikes, who joined the Stanford University Board of Trustees in January 2012, took the helm as chair in July and will lead his first meeting of the board this fall.
August 11, 2017Felix J. Baker, a managing partner of Baker Brothers Investments, and Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo! and founder of AME Cloud Ventures, will join the Stanford University Board of Trustees on October 1.
June 19, 2017The June 14-15 meeting of the Stanford University Board of Trustees was the final one as chair for Steven A. Denning, who has presided as chair since July 2012.
May 17, 2017Penner, who earned two master’s degrees at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, is currently serving as a member of its Advisory Council.
April 10, 2017During its April 2-5 meeting, trustees held their annual retreat in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they heard presentations by leaders from Harvard and MIT and learned more about Kendall Square, a nearby neighborhood with a vibrant and growing life sciences ecosystem.
February 15, 2017Under Stanford’s undergraduate financial aid program, typical parents with incomes below $125,000 pay no tuition, and those with incomes below $65,000 pay no tuition, mandatory fees, room or board.
February 15, 2017During its recent meeting, the Stanford University Board of Trustees set tuition, approved construction projects, announced an endowed professorship to honor former Provost John Etchemendy, heard presentations from university leadership, announced plans for its annual retreat, and bid farewell to outgoing trustees.