When I arrived at Stanford, there was a chance we'd blow up the planet if we couldn't figure out how to get along with the Soviet Union.
There is an invigorating energy moving throughout each floor of Encina Hall.
If I don't create the permissive conditions for academics to do the work that they want to do, I can't tell them what to do.
There are all kinds of different ways of trying to shape the policy environment. I want to make sure that we're focused on policy makers, but also societal attitudes more broadly.
This is a place where students, both undergraduate and graduate, can find a way to connect to a broad range of global opportunities, while in school and well beyond through our growing alumni network.
I came here as a 17-year-old kid, and I've ventured off many times, but I always come back. I'm deeply intertwined and connected to this place in all kinds of ways.