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University Governance

Stanford University is led by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell. The University is also governed by a Board of Trustees and Faculty Senate.

For more details on Stanford’s governance, please visit Stanford Facts: University Governance.

Administrative Offices

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Administrative Policies

The Admin Guide is Stanford’s primary manual of administrative policies. A list of other university-wide policy documents is also available.