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White and John B. White II, one of whom died before graduating and one shortly after in White Memorial Fountain The Claw. Stanford University is a private, non-profit university that is administered as a corporate trust governed by a privately appointed board of trustees with a maximum membership of The board appoints a president to serve as the chief executive officer of the university, to prescribe the duties of professors and course of study, to manage financial and business affairs, and to appoint nine vice presidents.
As of , the university was organized into seven academic schools. The powers and authority of the faculty are vested in the Academic Council, which is made up of tenure and non-tenure line faculty, research faculty, senior fellows in some policy centers and institutes, the president of the university, and some other academic administrators, but most matters are handled by the Faculty Senate, made up of 55 elected representatives of the faculty.
Its elected leadership consists of the Undergraduate Senate elected by the undergraduate students, the Graduate Student Council elected by the graduate students, and the President and Vice President elected as a ticket by the entire student body.
Stanford is the beneficiary of a special clause in the California Constitution , which explicitly exempts Stanford property from taxation so long as the property is used for educational purposes.
In , President John L. Funds supported new fellowships for graduate students, new endowed chairs for faculty, and 38 new or renovated buildings.
The new funding also enabled the construction of a facility for stem cell research; a new campus for the business school; an expansion of the law school; a new Engineering Quad; a new art and art history building; an on-campus concert hall; a new art museum; and a planned expansion of the medical school, among other things.
Stanford follows a quarter system with the autumn quarter usually beginning in late September and the spring quarter ending in mid-June.
Stanford's admission process is need-blind for U. Stanford is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities — Very high research activity.
Other Stanford-affiliated institutions include the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory originally the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center , the Stanford Research Institute an independent institution which originated at the university , the Hoover Institution a conservative  think tank that staffed numerous positions in the Trump administration  and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design a multidisciplinary design school in cooperation with the Hasso Plattner Institute of University of Potsdam that integrates product design, engineering, and business management education.
Stanford is home to the Martin Luther King Jr. Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists and the Center for Ocean Solutions, which brings together marine science and policy to address challenges facing the ocean.
The main library in the SU library system is Green Library , which also contains various meeting and conference rooms, study spaces, and reading rooms.
Lathrop Library previously Meyer Library , demolished in , holds various student-accessible media resources and houses one of the largest East Asia collections with , volumes.
Stanford is home to the Cantor Center for Visual Arts , a museum with 24 galleries, sculpture gardens, terraces, and a courtyard first established in by Jane and Leland Stanford as a memorial to their only child.
The center's collection of works by Rodin is among the largest in the world. In , Stanford opened the Anderson Collection, a new museum focused on postwar American art and founded by the donation of works by food service moguls Mary and Harry Anderson.
Extracurricular activities include theater groups such as Ram's Head Theatrical Society, the Stanford Improvisors,  the Stanford Shakespeare Society, and the Stanford Savoyards, a group dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Notably, Stanford ranks high and often first in many domestic college ranking measures , leading Slate to dub Stanford in as "the Harvard of the 21st century,"  and The New York Times in the same year to conclude that "Stanford University has become America's 'it' school, by measures that Harvard once dominated.
Stanford is one of the most successful universities in creating companies and licensing its inventions to existing companies; it is often held up as a model for technology transfer.
The university is described as having a strong venture culture in which students are encouraged, and often funded , to launch their own companies.
Stanford enrolled 6, undergraduate  and 10, graduate students  as of the — school year. Women comprised Stanford awarded 1, undergraduate degrees, 2, master's degrees, doctoral degrees, and professional degrees in the — school year.
As of , fifteen percent of undergraduates were first-generation students. First-year undergraduates are required to live on campus, and all undergraduates are guaranteed housing for all four undergraduate years.
Some are reserved for freshman, sophomores, or upperclass students and some are open to all four classes. Most residences are co-ed; seven are all-male fraternities , three are all-female sororities , and there is also one all-female non-sorority house, Roth House.
In most residences, men and women live on the same floor, but a few dorms are configured for men and women to live on separate floors single-gender floors.
Several residences are considered theme houses. Co-ops or "Self-Ops" are another housing option. These houses feature cooperative living, where residents and eating associates each contribute work to keep the house running, such as cooking meals or cleaning shared spaces.
These houses have unique themes around which their community is centered. Many co-ops are hubs of music, art and philosophy. As of around 55 percent of the graduate student population lived on campus.
Stanford also subsidizes off-campus apartments in nearby Palo Alto , Menlo Park , and Mountain View for graduate students who are guaranteed on-campus housing but are unable to live on campus due to a lack of space.
As of Stanford had 16 male varsity sports and 20 female varsity sports,  19 club sports  and about 27 intramural sports  In , following a unanimous vote by the Executive Committee for the Associated Students, the athletic department adopted the mascot "Indian.
Its traditional sports rival is Berkeley , the neighbor to the north in the East Bay. Stanford has had at least one NCAA team champion every year since the —77 school year  and has earned NCAA national team titles since its establishment, the most among universities,  and Stanford has won individual national championships, the most by any university.
Students and staff at Stanford are of many different religions. The Stanford Office for Religious Life's mission is "to guide, nurture and enhance spiritual, religious and ethical life within the Stanford University community" by promoting enriching dialogue, meaningful ritual, and enduring friendships among people of all religious backgrounds.
It is headed by a dean with the assistance of a senior associate dean and an associate dean. UPW sometimes has multifaith services.
Weddings happen most Saturdays and the university has for over 20 years allowed blessings of same-gender relationships and now legal weddings.
It offers a common room, an interfaith sanctuary, a seminar room, a student lounge area, and a reading room, as well as offices housing a number of Stanford Associated Religions SAR member groups and the Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Religious Life.
Most though not all religious student groups belong to SAR. Some religions have a larger and more formal presence on campus in addition to the student groups; these include the Catholic Community at Stanford  and Hillel at Stanford.
Fraternities and sororities have been active on the Stanford campus since , when the university first opened. In , University President Donald Tresidder banned all Stanford sororities due to extreme competition.
As of Stanford had 31 Greek organizations, including 14 sororities and 16 fraternities. Nine of the Greek organizations were housed eight in University-owned houses and one, Sigma Chi , in their own house, although the land is owned by the University .
Six chapters were members of the African American Fraternal and Sororal Association, 11 chapters were members of the Interfraternity Council, seven chapters belonged to the Intersorority Council, and six chapters belonged to the Multicultural Greek Council.
As of , Stanford had more than student organizations. These funds include "special fees," which are decided by a Spring Quarter vote by the student body.
Stanford is home to a set of student journalism publications. The Stanford Daily is a student-run daily newspaper and has been published since the University was founded in Stanford is also home to a large number of pre-professional student organizations, organized around missions from startup incubation to paid consulting.
Students run SUpost. Stanford's Department of Public Safety is responsible for law enforcement and safety on the main campus.
Murder is rare on the campus though a few of the cases have been notorious including Theodore Streleski 's murder of his professor in and the unsolved murder of Arlis Perry in Stanford Memorial Church.
In , Stanford University was the tenth highest in the nation in "total of reports of rape" on their main campus, with 26 reports of rape. Department of Education, and found that Stanford was one of the top ten universities in campus rapes in , with 26 reported that year, but when analyzed by rapes per students, Stanford was not among the top ten.
On the night of January 17—18, , year-old Chanel Miller , who had visited campus to attend a party at the Kappa Alpha fraternity, was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner , a freshman who had a swimming scholarship.
Two graduate students witnessed the attack and intervened, catching Turner when he tried to flee and holding him down on the ground until police arrived.
In February , Elise Clougherty filed a sexual assault and harassment lawsuit against venture capitalist Joe Lonsdale. As of late , Stanford had 2, tenure-line faculty, senior fellows, center fellows, and medical center faculty.
Stanford's faculty and former faculty includes 48 Nobel laureates ,  5 Fields Medalists , as well as 16 winners of the Turing Award , the so-called "Nobel Prize in computer science," comprising one third of the awards given in its year history.
The university has 27 ACM fellows. Stanford alumni have started many companies and, according to Forbes , has produced the second highest number of billionaires of all universities.
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