Stanford University Statement on Conference Realignment

By Mariana Smithfield

08/04/2023 | Athletics

A statement from President Marc Tessier-Lavigne & Director of Athletics Bernard Muir.


We are aware of the University of Oregon and University of Washington’s intended departure from the Pac-12 Conference. Our primary focus at this time is analyzing the available options and making the best decisions for Stanford and our student-athletes. We remain optimistic about Stanford’s athletics future and remain committed to pursuing excellence in college athletics.

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford University President
Bernard Muir, Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics