June 30, 2000
Stanford University Removes Corporate Advertising From Arenas
Stanford University has emptied its football stadium and its basketball arena of corporate advertising, ending a two-year "cleaning" process in response to concerns about relationships between corporations and universities.
"Universities are very special places," said Edward Leland, Stanford's athletics director. "The athletics department's relationship to corporations, like universities' relationships to corporations, has always been subject to questions. We