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Advancing Diversity and Inclusion at Stanford

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell launched the university-wide Presidential Initiative IDEAL--Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in a Learning Environment--in May of 2018. Under IDEAL, design teams from across the university have developed plans related to faculty, staff, and student engagement, education and recruitment. Visit the IDEAL website for the latest news and information. Below, you will find stories about the IDEAL Initiative as well as information on many other initiatives undertaken at Stanford to advance diversity and inclusion in their many dimensions.

Diverse group of students, faculty and staff standing outdoors
Image credit: LA Cicero
Jul 28 2021 | SLAC | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives
The process, which also facilitates name changes for religious, marital and other reasons, allows researchers of all genders to own their academic work by updating their names on previous publications.
Jul 27 2021 | Stanford Today | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives, Research, Students
Philanthropic support from Tonia, ’92, and Adam Karr will support research on race and education and endow the directorship of the Black Community Services Center.
Jul 14 2021 | Stanford Earth | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives, Research
Stanford Earth transitioned the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) into its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative in 2020. As part of an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, four Stanford Earth community members talk about how disability, neurodivergence, and chronic illness...
Jun 21 2021 | Stanford Today | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives, Staff, Students
Researchers at Stanford Medicine launched a new online course that aims to address a gap in medical education when it comes to LGBTQ+ health, which has historically focused on HIV and AIDS prevention and education, and has often misrepresented or ignored other needs of this patient population.
Jun 10 2021 | Stanford Today | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives
The 2021 Faculty Women’s Forum Awards will be presented in a virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Monday, June 14. Advance registration is required; to attend, please register here.