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Initiatives

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
Nov 12 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, Initiatives, Students
Stanford will celebrate the renaming of Serra Mall as Jane Stanford Way from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Memorial Court. All members of the Stanford community are invited.
Nov 7 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Dialogue, Faculty, Initiatives, Students
Over the next three months, a series of events at Stanford will aim to improve awareness of racial hatred and honor the diversity of the campus community.
Nov 6 2019 | Stanford University Press | Posted In: Dialogue, Initiatives, Research, Students
Matthew F. Delmont on the importance of recognizing the legacy and future of African-American newspapers.  
Oct 8 2019 | Stanford GSB Newsroom | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives, Staff, Students
With new data, pilot programs, and lots of listening, Stanford GSB will build on existing efforts to promote a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Sep 11 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, Initiatives
Provost Persis Drell has announced a reorganization creating new offices: the Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Teaching and Learning, and the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement. Professor C. Matt Snipp will serve as vice provost for faculty diversity and engagement.

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