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Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Announcing Stanford's 11th President

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, will become Stanford University's 11th president on September 1.

About Stanford University

It is an exciting time to be at Stanford and to be embarking on a search for the next Stanford president.

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The Search Committee

A 19-member Presidential Search Committee is charged with conducting a comprehensive and inclusive global search for Stanford's 11th president.

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Presidential Attributes

The Presidential Search Committee has consulted extensively with the Stanford community to develop a set of attributes Stanford seeks in the university’s 11th President.

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