University Administration

University Governance

Stanford University is led by President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy. For more details on Stanford's governance, please visit Stanford Facts: University Governance.

Administrative Offices

Stanford's administrative offices are essential to supporting the operations and mission of the university. They deal with a diverse range of issues including human resources, financial activities, research administration and student affairs.


Stanford's employees are one of its most valuable resources. The campus is full of talented and dedicated people making important contributions to the life and fabric of our community. For more information about working at Stanford, visit

Administrative Policies

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