The Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford (CDD) assisted the university administration in conducting on two Deliberative Polls on proposals affecting the design of the university’s new school on climate and sustainability. 

The first Deliberative Poll engaged a participant sample of 203 faculty recruited from all parts of the University. They deliberated intensively on both Saturday and Sunday mornings on January 30-31, 2021.

The second Deliberative Poll engaged a participant sample of 184 students (undergraduate and graduate students) recruited from all part of the University. They deliberated intensively on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

There are separate reports for each of these Deliberative Polls. The reports summarizes both quantitative and qualitative data from the Deliberative Poll. Results are meant to inform decision making by the University about the transition to the New School.

Student Deliberative Poll Report

Faculty Deliberative Poll Report

Faculty Report Briefing Materials