The future is diverse.
IDEAL is the future of Stanford.
Through cross-campus initiatives, Stanford hopes to create an
inclusive, accessible, diverse and equitable university for all our community members.
IDEAL Recent Accomplishments
The IDEAL project team began its work in fall 2018. The teams worked both independently and collaboratively to create a strategic plan to reach the goals of IDEAL.
Stanford IDEAL Dashboard
IDEAL dashboard shows the composition of the Stanford community from 2010 to the present.
Read more about the other IDEAL related campus initiatives.
Inaugural IDEAL Provostial Scholars Conference to explore how racism manifests across systems
Scholars will gather Oct. 7-8 for the inaugural Stanford IDEAL Provostial Scholars Conference “Inequity by Design: The Structural Forces Making and Erasing Racism.”
October 06, 2022
Students now empowered to select new pronouns in Stanford’s data system
In an effort toward creating a more inclusive university, the campus data system Axess now offers students more options to self-identify.
August 20, 2022
The IDEAL Learning Journey: Progress and Insights
Stanford staff share their perspectives on the IDEAL Learrning Journey and reflect on what the experience means to them personally.
June 14, 2022
Qualitative Data Released from 2021 DEI Survey
Findings include firsthand accounts of discriminatory, harassing, and other harmful behavior that are consistent with previously-released quantitative data.
May 26, 2022
Message to Stanford staff from the President and Provost about the IDEAL Learning Journey
Today, we launch The IDEAL Learning Journey for Stanford staff, one of several initiatives to move us toward fulfilling our goal of creating an inclusive culture with strong values
May 14, 2022
How did the IDEAL initiative originate?
IDEAL (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment)
is part of Stanford’s Long-Range Vision, which seeks to increase and accelerate
purposeful impact in the world.