Undergraduate Advisory Council (UGAC)


Established in 1996, the Undergraduate Advisory Council serves as the main faculty advisory body for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. The council plays a vital role in guiding the efforts of the VPUE to shape undergraduate education at Stanford.

2020-21 Committee Membership

Ad Hoc Members

  • Jonathan Berger, Music
  • Martha Cyert, Biology
  • Joe Garner, CompMed
  • Shashank Joshi, Psychiatry
  • Hideo Mabuchi, Appl Physics
  • Kate Maher, Earth System Science
  • Hazel Markus  , Psychology
  • Rafe Mazzeo, Math
  • Stephen Monismith, CEE
  • Grant Parker, Classics
  • Dusty Schroeder, Geophysics
  • Keith Schwarz, Computer Science
  • Claude Steele. Psychology

Ex Officio Members

  • Sarah Church  Chair, UGAC, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Adam Banks    Chair, Committee on Undergraduate Studies & Policy,
  • Susie Brubaker-Cole, Vice Provost for Student Affairs
  • Gordon Chang, SAVP, History
  • Margot Gerritsen, School of Earth, Energy, & Environmental Sciences
  • Lynn Hildemann, Chair, Breadth Governance Board/CEE
  • Tom Kenny, School of Engineering
  • Johanna Metzgar, Registrar
  • Mary Beth Mudgett, Co-chair of academic continuity
  • Shari Palmer, VPUE
  • Debra Satz, School of Humanities & Sciences
  • Laura Wittman, Chair, Committee on Review of Undergraduate Majors