Dr. Farouk Dey is Associate Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Dean of Career & Experiential Education at Stanford University, where he oversees BEAM Career Education, Bechtel International Center, the Office of Accessible Education, and the Schwab Learning Center. Since joining Stanford, he has been leading the expansion of career and experiential education and implementing a new vision and a reinvented model of connections, communities, purposeful learning, and meaningful work for college students and alumni. Dr. Dey has held executive leadership roles at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Florida, the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE), and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). His credentials include a PhD in Higher Education Administration, EdS in Higher Education Administration, MBA, MEd in Counseling Psychology, and BBA in Finance. Author of several articles and book chapters, Dr. Dey has founded Stanford's Future of Work symposium and served as a consultant for many organizations and universities, faculty at several institutes, and keynote speaker at many conferences in the US and around the world.

Current Role at Stanford

Associate Vice Provost & Dean of Career & Experiential Education


  • Vision 2020: New model of connections, communities, purposeful learning, and meaningful work, Stanford University (July 1, 2013 - Present)


    Stanford, CA

  • USAID Economic and University Development in the Philippines, Technology Institute of the Philippines (November 21, 2014 - December 31, 2017)

    Consulted with the Technology Institute of the Philippines to establish a new career services program as a new economic development initiative funded by USAID.


    Manila, Philippines

  • Visiting Fellow - Teaching a Masterclass for Higher Education Leaders in Singapore, Ministry of Education, Singapore (3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017)



Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Faculty, Career Services Institute (2014 - Present)
  • Higher Education Consultant, William Davidson Institute (2014 - Present)
  • Faculty, Management Leadership Institute (2016 - Present)
  • Board of Directors, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) (2012 - 2015)

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