The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

Under the provisions of the Founding Grant, the Board of Trustees is custodian of the endowment and all the properties of Stanford University. The board administers the invested funds, sets the annual budget and determines policies for operation and control of the university. Among the powers given to the trustees by the Founding Grant is the power to appoint a president. The board delegates broad authority to the president to operate the university and to the faculty on certain academic matters.


News & Updates

Trustees set 2020-21 tuition, expand financial aid for middle-income families

December 4, 2019
Beginning in 2020-21, Stanford will provide scholarship support to cover the price of undergraduate tuition for parents with annual incomes below $150,000, up from the current $125,000 threshold.

Trustees hear presentations on undergraduate education, transforming learning

December 4, 2019
The board also heard an update on investment responsibility, set 2020-21 tuition and made enhancements to the university’s financial aid program.

Board hears annual report, discusses research, sustainability

October 16, 2019
Trustees also discussed investment responsibility and received a briefing on the 2019 AAU Climate Survey, among other topics.

Trustees elect Michael C. Camuñez to five-year term

July 17, 2019
Camuñez, president and CEO of Monarch Global Strategies LLC, begins a five-year term on Oct. 1, 2019.

Trustees discuss 2019-20 budget, long-range vision, General Use Permit

June 17, 2019
At its final meeting of the academic year, the Board of Trustees also honored departing member Ron Spogli.

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