Skip to content Skip to navigation


A faculty of outstanding scholars/teachers who are diverse in their gender, culture, race/ethnicity, background, work and life experiences, and interests, best fulfills Stanford’s missions of teaching, learning and scholarship. Stanford University’s commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty recognizes that research and teaching are enriched by a variety of perspectives, and that students must be prepared to achieve success in a world that is increasingly global and diverse. 

Recruitment and Retention Programs

Professor Gary Seguara, Political Science

Several special programs have been established at Stanford to enhance the University's ability to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. These include:

Read more

Distinguished Scholars Lectures

Jose Blanchet and Joseph Teran

The Distinguished Scholar Lecture Program gives participating schools and departments an opportunity to bring to Stanford distinguished colleagues who add diversity to the faculty that students are exposed to for a short visit. 

Read more

Search Committee Resources

This online Faculty Search Toolkit site is provided by the Provost's Office and is intended to supplement search materials and guidance provided by schools and departments. It serves as a confidential resource for faculty search committee members and departmental search administrators working on active searches in the current academic year. 

Read more