External Relations is led by Martin Shell, vice president and chief external relations officer for the university.

Shell will align the work of Stanford’s externally facing teams to implement the new university vision, which calls for the creation of new strategies for service and engagement regionally, nationally and globally, along with enhanced collaboration with local partners to address sustainability, affordability and other local challenges.

External Relations encompasses the following offices:

A new office for community engagement will also be added in the coming months.