News and Updates

Trustees address a range of issues

February 29, 2016
During its recent meeting, the Stanford Board of Trustees endorsed the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program, set tuition, approved construction projects, discussed investment responsibility and the Year of Learning, and welcomed former trustees back to campus with a program in the arts district.

Stanford trustees approve 2016-17 tuition and reaffirm the university's financial aid commitment

February 25, 2016
Under 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.

Neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford's next president

February 4, 2016
The Stanford trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University and former Stanford faculty member, will be the 11th president. He will assume the role Sept. 1.