Principles and Procedures for Renaming Buildings and Other Features at Stanford University
In Winter 2018, members of the Advisory Committee on Renaming Principles presented recommendations for how Stanford should approach the process of reconsidering the name of a building or site, including the principles involved, the procedure to be followed and the factors to be considered.
Renaming of Junipero Serra features on the Stanford campus
September 13, 2018
The Stanford Board of Trustees accepted the recommendations of a university committee to rename certain campus features. It also accepted a recommendation by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne to use the opportunity to honor university co-founder Jane Stanford by renaming Serra Mall as “Jane Stanford Way.”
- Stanford Report article
- Frequently asked questions on Junipero Serra and Stanford
- Report of the Advisory Committee on Renaming Junipero Serra Features
The University will host implementation meetings for affected departments and work groups in Fall Quarter. Urgent questions can be directed below.