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Head shot of Chris Griffith
Jun 3 2018
Christine Griffith, associate vice provost and dean of students, is retiring after nearly 38 years at Stanford. Griffith, who originally joined Stanford as an office manager in Escondido Village, is credited with developing the university’s first Graduate Life Office.
Head shot of Susie Brubaker-Cole
May 30 2018
In a Notes from the Quad blog post, Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost for student affairs, discusses how the university responds to students with mental health issues.
Photo of Old Union
May 17 2018
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell have unveiled a high-level vision for Stanford's future as part of the long-range planning process.
From left, Elvira Prieto, winner of the 2018 Margaret Ann Fidler Award, with Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost for student affairs, and Margaret Ann Fidler, former associate vice provost for administration in Student Affairs.
May 16 2018
The annual award, given by the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA), recognizes an individual staff member’s exceptional contributions and extraordinary dedication to the work and mission of VPSA.
Susie Brubaker-Cole standing near sandstone columns
May 4 2018
Seven months into her new job as vice provost for student affairs, Susie Brubaker-Cole talks about the mental health and well-being challenges facing students and the initiatives her division is pursuing to support a welcoming and inclusive campus culture.