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Stanford raises tuition, reaffirms commitment to aid

The Stanford Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase in undergraduate tuition for the 2014-15 school year and has reaffirmed its commitment to keeping a Stanford education accessible and affordable through need-blind admission and a generous need-based financial aid program.

  • Gene T. Sykes, investment banker, elected to Stanford's Board of Trustees

    Sykes, who earned an MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1984 and remains an active volunteer for the GSB, has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and in investments in technology, media and telecommunications.

  • Stanford shares in $540 million gift from Ludwig Cancer Research

    The School of Medicine has received $90 million from Ludwig Cancer Research on behalf of its founder, Daniel K. Ludwig, to support the school's innovative work in cancer stem cells, which are believed to drive the growth of many cancers

  • Annual Report highlights 2013 research discoveries

    The Annual Report for 2013 highlights notable research and scholarship in areas ranging from biological sciences to energy to law. Among the discoveries included is the development of CLARITY which can render a mouse brain transparent.

  • Annual Report for 2013 chronicles change, progress

    In his Annual Report essay, President John Hennessy notes that Stanford's ability to break new ground and transform established fields was much in evidence during 2013.