IDEAL – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment – is about the future of Stanford. IDEAL’s objective is to move the institution culturally to the future. The success of our teaching and research missions depend on doing this well. And if we can create positive change in these areas, then we will make Stanford better for everyone.
News & UpdatesCommunity Board on Public Safety works to address issues of safety at Stanford
November 19, 2020
Co-chairs Patrick H. Dunkley and Claude M. Steele announce board composition and outline workplan for the academic year.
Stanford receives gift to support the university’s Black Community Services Center and Ujamaa student residence
November 18, 2020
A gift from Stanford alumnus Evan Spiegel will expand programs and create a permanent source of funding.
November 9, 2020
The Black Community Council will engage Black alumni, students, staff and faculty for oversight of initiatives focused on supporting Stanford’s Black community.
October 8, 2020
Provost Persis Drell announced today the formation of a committee charged with looking at how Stanford is structured for the study of race and the impacts of race on society.
October 8, 2020
Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Diversity and Engagement C. Matthew Snipp talks about the new program and the challenge of diversifying Stanford’s faculty.
September 23, 2020
In a message to the community, Provost Persis Drell givers an update on some of the efforts the university is taking to advance diversity, inclusion, access and racial justice.
July 30, 2020
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has appointed Patrick H. Dunkley, deputy athletic director, and Claude M. Steele, a professor emeritus of psychology, as co-chairs of the Community Board on Public Safety, which is expected to hold its first meeting in early fall quarter.