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The "audio feed" for the Stanford Thursday Faculty Senate meeting is not specified as web streaming audio. The answer to my inquiry:
"The audio feed will be fed to Cubberley Auditorium. I do not know if there is an audio feed link. If I find an answer I'll send it to you."
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Should ROTC Return to Stanford?

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ROTC cadets fold the U.S. flag during a flag lowering ceremony at Columbia University March 4, 2011.

Since the 1970s, the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) has been absent from Stanford University. But that may change depending on a decision by school officials on Thursday. We talk with members of the Stanford community about the pros and cons of having ROTC back on campus.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Barton Bernstein, professor of history at Stanford University
  • David Kennedy, emeritus professor of history and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University
  • Janani Balasubramanian, junior at Stanford University and organizer with Stanford Students for Queer Liberation
  • Oliver Ennis, ROTC cadet in his senior year at Stanford University

PBS NewsHour on Stanford ROTC 

with Spencer Michels from April 25th

interview, comments with Stanford figures.

First item below appears in this morning's Mercury (2011-04-27)

  1.  Stanford committee recommends ROTC reinstatement; now faculty votes (77%)
04/26/2011 - More than four decades after Stanford University banished ROTC from campus, a committee has recommended that the military programs be invited back.   similar results

By Lisa M. Krieger


  3.  Harvard president welcomes ROTC after 4-decade ban (65%)
03/04/2011 - BOSTON—Harvard University officially welcomed the ROTC back Friday as other elite campuses considered whether to lift their decades-old bans now that Congress has voted to allow gays to serve openly in the military.   similar results

By JAY LINDSAY Associated Press


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