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Moving Stanford Forward

How Stanford is working toward a better future.

Moving Stanford Forward

Past, Present, and Progress

Learn more about actions Stanford is taking to create a more inclusive campus community.

Stanford’s Long-Range Vision
An integrated approach to accelerating the university’s purposeful impact in the world

Campus Renaming Principles 
Guidance for making or considering requests to rename campus features

Protected Identity Harm Reporting
How the university is helping address acts of intolerance against individuals and communities 

Committee for Campus Renaming
The university’s response to a request to rename and remove two campus features 

Stanford Relationship with Native Peoples and Land Acknowledgement
Acknowledgement of the Indigenous community and the land upon which Stanford sits 

How We Got Here

Discover why Stanford has taken actions to be accountable for past inequities.

Serra Street and Dorm Renaming
About Father Junipero Serra and the campus features that were renamed

Archaeology Center’s Land Acknowledgement
Honoring the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe where Stanford sits

Removal of the Indian Mascot  
The rise and fall of the Indian as the Stanford mascot

Renaming Campus Spaces Named for David Starr Jordan  
Examining the history of Stanford's role in the Eugenics movement.

Racial Justice Resources

Keep the conversation going with Stanford.