University Statements

March 16 letter from college and university presidents about “Dreamers”

March 16, 2017
More than 560 colleges and universities sent a letter to the president in support of the “Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

Stanford continues working to provide information, support to international and immigrant communities

March 6, 2017
As the federal administration pursues new directives on immigration enforcement and international travel, the university continues a range of efforts to inform and support the Stanford community.

President’s comments at Faculty Senate meeting of Feb. 9, 2017

February 22, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne made the following comments at the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Feb. 16 amicus brief filed by Association of American Universities

February 16, 2017
Brief by Research University Association Describes Harm to Universities, Students, and Faculty, as well as to U.S. Higher Education and Innovation.

Stanford joins amicus brief opposing travel ban

February 13, 2017
A group of 17 American universities, including Stanford, has filed a court brief outlining the harm to the academic community from the Jan. 27 executive order.

Feb. 17 letter to students from Persis Drell

February 7, 2017
Provost Persis Drell sent the following letter to students on Feb. 17, 2017.

Jan. 29 summary of principles on immigration issues

January 29, 2017
As events continue to unfold regarding federal immigration policy, Stanford leaders summarize the principles of the university's support for international and undocumented community members. Additional campus events and initiatives also are planned.

Jan. 29 summary of principles on immigration issues

January 28, 2017
As events continue to unfold regarding federal immigration policy, Stanford leaders summarize the principles of the university's support for international and undocumented community members. Additional campus events and initiatives also are planned.