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Endowed Positions at Stanford

Endowed positions are gifted by donors to support outstanding faculty, staff, and campus leaders. Through these meaningful investments, donors help enhance the Stanford community and strengthen the university’s future.

Stanford Arts

The information presented in the table below is arranged alphabetically by title. Additional information is at Stanford Arts.

TitleCurrent Holder
The Curatorship of Museum EducationTo Be Named
The Denning Family DirectorshipHideo Mabuchi
The Directorship for Academic and Public EngagementChristina Linden
The John and Jill Freidenrich Directorship of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual ArtsVeronica Roberts
The Robert M. and Ruth L. Halperin Curatorship in Modern and Contemporary ArtAleesa Pitchamarn Alexander
The Maveety Curatorship in Asian ArtTo Be Named
The Burton and Deedee McMurtry Curatorship, Prints and DrawingsTo Be Named
The McMurtry Family Directorship of Stanford LiveTo Be Named
The Phyllis Wattis CuratorshipTo Be Named

This site is a comprehensive directory of endowed positions at Stanford. It is updated six times per year, following meetings of Stanford's Board of Trustees. Last updated February 22, 2024. For questions or corrections please email