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June 20, 2016

A Conversation with Stanford President John Hennessy

Outgoing President John L. Hennessy talked to Peter Robinson, host of the Hoover Institution’s video series Uncommon Knowledge, about how he encouraged innovation and academic excellence and pushed ideas that improved humankind.


February 23, 2016

Stanford launches Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Global, multidisciplinary graduate scholarships are backed by a major gift from Philip H. Knight.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Video


March 2016, Communications of the ACM

An Interview with Stanford University President John Hennessy

This interview occurred in the Stanford President’s office in July 2015, shortly after he announced that he would step down as president in 2016—Stanford’s 125th anniversary. The interviewer is David Patterson, who is a UC Berkeley CS professor and co-author of Hennessy’s two textbooks.