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Jeff Raikes elected chair of Stanford University Board of Trustees

Raikes elected board chair

Alumnus Jeff Raikes, who has been a trustee since 2012, was elected chair of the Board of Trustees. Raikes, co-founder of the Raikes Foundation and former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will take office July 1.

  • Stanford University reports FY 2016 financial results

      >> 2016 Annual Financial Report

    Stanford has reported its financial results for Fiscal Year 2016. The university benefited from excellent investment performance, strong health care services revenue and generous donor support.

  • Persis Drell named Stanford provost

    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.

  • Land use permit submitted

    Stanford has submitted to Santa Clara County an application for an updated long-term campus land use permit. The proposal would allow more on-campus housing and continued evolution of academic facilities.

  • 'Let us be fearless,'

    In his inauguration talk, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne challenged the Stanford community to commit to being a courageous and purposeful university. "Let us be fearless," he said.

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