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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
Oct 8 2020 | Stanford Office of the Provost | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives
Today at the Faculty Senate meeting, Provost Persis Drell announced the formation of a framework task force charged with recommending a new infrastructure at Stanford for the study of race and the impacts of race on society.
Oct 7 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Initiatives
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and the Board of Trustees approved a campus committee’s recommendation both to remove Jordan’s name from campus spaces and to take steps to make his multifaceted history better known. Stanford also will relocate a statue of Agassiz.
Sep 29 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives
Title IX, Sexual Harassment Policy (SHPO) and Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse Education and Response (SARA) offices will combine to coordinate response efforts, leverage expertise and expand prevention education.
Sep 24 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell were joined by Mona Hicks, senior associate vice provost and dean of students, and Shirley Everett, senior associate vice provost for Residential & Dining Enterprises, to talk about racial justice initiatives and residential life during an...
Sep 24 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives
The speakers at the Faculty Senate meeting included Provost Persis Drell, Kathryn Ann “Kam” Moler, vice provost and dean of research, and Vianna Vo, president of the Associated Students of Stanford University.

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