Boardman to retire at the end of August

Greg Boardman, Stanford’s vice provost for student affairs, who has led the division for more than a decade, will retire Aug. 31. Provost Persis Drell will share plans for a search committee early in spring quarter.

Since 2005, Boardman has provided leadership to a division that currently includes nearly 30

Greg Boardman
Greg Boardman

0 professional staff and encompasses a wide range of units that support undergraduate and graduate students outside the classroom. He has distinguished himself as a collaborative leader, working closely with individual students, student organizations and academic units across campus to enhance community engagement and student well-being.

A number of new areas have been established under Boardman’s direction, including the Diversity and First-Generation Office; the Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response; the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education; the Office for Military Affiliated Communities; the Markaz: Resource Center and the Student Services Center. He partnered with the Office for Religious Life to establish the Windhover contemplation center.

“I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the VPSA staff, our students and my colleagues across the university for their passionate dedication to Stanford. Working with you and for you has made my time on the Farm one of the most rewarding and inspiring chapters of my life,” Boardman said.

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