Marc Tessier-Lavigne became Stanford University’s eleventh president on September 1, 2016.
|1891-1913||David Starr Jordan|
|1913-1915||John Casper Branner|
|1916-1943||Ray Lyman Wilbur1|
|1943-1948||Donald B. Tresidder2|
|1949-1968||J. E. Wallace Sterling3|
|1968-1970||Kenneth S. Pitzer|
|1970-1980||Richard W. Lyman|
|2000-2016||John Hennessy 4|
1 Robert Eccles Swain served as acting president from 1929-1933.
2 Alvin Eurich and Clarence H. Faust served as acting presidents between Tresidder and Sterling.
3 Robert J. Glaser served as acting president between Sterling and Pitzer.
4 John Etchemendy served as acting president from Feb. 14 – June 8, 2012.