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Director's Search Update from Stanford University President

August 17, 2012

I know you are all anxiously awaiting an announcement regarding a new SLAC director to replace Persis, and I want to give you an update on where the process stands. »more...

Committee Narrows Candidates to Final List

May 25, 2012

As we get closer to summer and the time when Persis steps down as SLAC's director, we would like to give you a final update on the progress the search committee has made in finding her successor. »more...

SLAC Director Search Nears "Short List" of Candidates

March 23, 2012

As we have in the last few months since Persis announced her intent to step down, we would like to update you on the progress the search committee is making to find SLAC's next director. »more...

Lab Director Search Committee Provides Update, Invites Continued Input

January 30, 2012

As we promised in December, we are committed to providing the laboratory staff with regular updates regarding the search for SLAC's next director. January was a busy month as we began that search, and we would like to share with you some of the highlights of the search committee's activities. »more...

SLAC Director Search Committee to Hold Two Open Forums Friday, Jan. 13 in Panofsky Breezeway

January 10, 2012

The SLAC Director Search Committee will hold two informal sessions in the Panofsky Breezeway, Friday, Jan. 13, from 9 to 10 a.m. and 12 to 1 p.m. Employees are encouraged to stop by at any time during these sessions to meet the committee members, provide input into the search and ask questions about the process. »more...

SLAC Director Search Committee Members Named

December 5, 2011

When Persis Drell announced that she would step down as SLAC’s director, she told us that it will be the task of a committee to conduct an international search for her replacement. Today, we are pleased to announce that Stanford University President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy have announced the members of that committee. »more...

SLAC Director Persis Drell announces that she will step down

November 1, 2011

Stanford University announced today that Persis S. Drell, director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has decided to return to her position as a faculty member. She has asked the president and the provost to initiate a search for her successor. Drell will stay on as SLAC Director until a replacement is in place. »more...

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