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Opening thoughts

February 1, 2017
Dear Stanford students, A couple of weeks ago, I had lunch with some student leaders here at Stanford. Out of that great conversation came the idea for this email – a first communication with all of you as I become provost today.
Persis Drell

Q&A with Provost Persis Drell

February 1, 2017
As she takes office as provost, Persis Drell shares her thoughts on her new role, the Stanford community and the university’s future.

Persis Drell named Stanford provost

November 7, 2016
An accomplished academic leader and longtime member of the Stanford community, Drell will become the university’s chief academic officer and chief budgetary officer. She will assume the role Feb. 1.

Ensuring an inclusive and welcoming environment

September 15, 2016
As the school year begins, we must ask ourselves a critical question: What are we doing to ensure that the Stanford Engineering environment and educational experience is as inclusive and welcoming as possible to all of our students regardless of their backgrounds and identity?

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