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Board Facts


  • Engage in board activities approximately twenty days per year.

  • Be present at a minimum of five in-person meetings per academic year, with travel and lodging at the expense of the trustee.

  • Serve on board committees and/or university, school, institute, center, or departmental committees or panels.

  • Represent Stanford on an ad hoc basis, with participation encouraged at alumni and development activities.

  • Be responsible for all university decisions carried out in the board’s name.

  • Demonstrate a serious commitment to, and interest in, the work of the university.