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Stanford Fund Parent and Family Partners

Thank you for your support of our students. As a parent or guardian of a current undergrad who has contributed $2,500 or more annually (per family) through The Stanford Fund, you are a Parent and Family Partner. Parent and Family Partners receive invitations to special events and presentations, as well as recognition in Stanford publications.

Thank you for supporting students

Your generosity impacts every student at Stanford and, for that, we are grateful. Please enjoy a special video expressing our thanks to each of you for your support through The Stanford Fund.

Upcoming virtual events

You are invited to a special virtual Salon Series featuring Stanford faculty and staff. We hope you can join us.

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Academic Well-Being

Dr. Shashank Joshi

Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Well-Being for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)

Thursday, November 16, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 PM Pacific

Join us as we discuss the impact of academic stress on student well-being and learn more about how the university is working to advance an emerging set of academic well-being initiatives.

Additional speakers will continue to be added and invitations will be sent out. Please check back here for an updated schedule. 

Is there a particular topic you are interested in hearing about?  Do you have feedback on a session you attended?  We invite you to provide your feedback.

If you are interested in speaking with someone about continuing your gifts, please email

Watch past event recordings

Please email for the password to each recording.

Kamba Tshionyi

Haas Center for Public Service

Speaker: Kamba Tshionyi, Associate Director, Director for External Relations, Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University

The Haas Center for Public Service  connects Stanford students with opportunities to serve communities locally, nationally, and around the world. It is the hub of Cardinal Service, a university-wide effort to make service an essential feature of a Stanford education.

This event aired April 4

James Tarbox

Stanford Career Education

Speaker: James Tarbox, Assistant Vice Provost and Executive Director

Stanford Career Education (CareerEd) partners with students and recent alumni to find internships and jobs, explore careers, establish connections, and so much more. Campus partners and employers work with us to provide opportunities and resources to support students and recent alumni in their career endeavors.

This event aired November 2, 2022