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Graduate Education

Vice Provost for Graduate Education: Patricia J. Gumport

Associate Vice Provosts for Graduate Education: John Boothroyd, Chris M. Golde, Sheri D. Sheppard

Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Policy: Ann George

Director of Fellowships and Programs: Pat Cook

Associate Director, Programs and Administration: Rebecca Jantzen

Web site:

Office: Building 310

Mail code: 94305-2102

Phone: (650) 736-0775

The Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) plays a leadership role in initiating and managing policies and programs that enhance the quality of graduate education for master's, doctoral, and professional students across Stanford's seven schools. VPGE fosters academic innovation and supports the schools and programs that have primary responsibility for organizing and delivering graduate education. In addition to providing University-wide graduate policy direction, the VPGE office has three primary areas of program activity: administering University-wide graduate fellowship programs; advancing graduate student diversity; and promoting cross-school educational opportunities (interdisciplinary learning, leadership and professional development). The Vice Provost for Graduate Education reports to the Provost.

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