Dec 13 2018 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
First generation or low-income students arrive to college chemistry courses at a disadvantage – lacking the honors or AP science courses that others take for granted. A companion course series helps ensure that no undergraduates taking chemistry are left behind.
At its meeting held Dec. 3 and 4, Stanford’s Board of Trustees heard presentations focused on the university’s efforts to advance diversity and inclusion, took action on building projects and visited the School of Engineering.
Diversity has been a core value at Stanford since the university's founding in 1891. That year, Stanford opened its doors to men and women from diverse religious, national, and racial backgrounds in its quest to train useful citizens.
The diversity of Stanford’s first class reflects our commitment to provide opportunities for advancement to any deserving student. We value the rich perspectives, skills, and ideas people from varied backgrounds bring to the Stanford community.