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Note: Housekeeping changes are in the following section at the bottom of the page.


March 20, 2018

AGM 2.1.19 Relocation of Faculty and Staff
  • Updated according to new Federal tax regulations regarding the taxability of relocation expenses

March 9, 2018

AGM 3.1.2: University Funds
  • Updated the Funds Functioning as Endowment (or Quasi-Endowment Funds) section of the policy
  • Updated the Intermediate Pool Funds section of the policy
AGM 3.3.2: Expendable Funds Investment, Interest Allocation and Buffer Policy
  • Updated the title from "Expendable Funds Investment, Interest Allocation and Buffer Policy" to "Expendable Funds Investment, Return Allocation and Buffer Policy"
  • Updated the Expendable Funds Investment and Return Allocation Policy section

January 19, 2018

AGM 2.2.5: Requesting a Lactation Accommodation

New policy to align with state (CA Labor Code sections 1030-1033) and federal (PPACA) lactation laws and reflects Stanford's commitment to a workplace culture supportive of family care-giving responsibilities.

January 12, 2018

AGM 2.2 General Employment Policies

The following policies were re-numbered to fill unassigned AGM policy numbers:

Housekeeping Changes

Changes do not affect policy content, but may include corrected cross-references to other policies, corrected titles, change of authority for the policy, changed URLs, addresses, and phone numbers or very minor text changes for clarity. Policies are not re-dated when housekeeping edits are made; the date is only updated if the policy content is changed.

March 28, 2018

Added Kingscote Gardens physical address whenever Title IX coordinator's phone number is mentioned.

March 26, 2018

Updated address of Sexual Harassment Policy Office to new address at Kingscote Gardens.

For 1.7.1 and 1.7.3, updated the sexual violence support and resources website url from to

March 2, 2018

8.1.2: Mail Services

Section 1.e.(1), Permit 28: For minimum requirements to qualify for nonprofit bulk mail postage rates for Stanford mail service, changed 250 pieces of mail to 200, per USPS rules.

January 24, 2018

2.2.1: Definitions

Section 10, Made clarifying change to notes on temporary and casual employees to include "at-will" information.

January 18, 2018

10.2.1 Graduate Student Assistantships
Section 5, Made clarifying change to part b. "autumn, Winter and Spring Assistantship Appointments by changing the word "must" with "may" in part 3.