Bio


Laura Breyfogle is the Senior Associate Dean for External Relations for the School of Engineering. In this capacity, Breyfogle leads school-wide efforts in Development, Alumni Relations, and Marketing and Communications. Her 30-year career at Stanford also encompassed development positions in the Stanford Engineering School, the Stanford Business School and the Stanford Office of Development. Prior to Stanford, Breyfogle worked in development at the San Jose Symphony and the San Francisco Ballet. She earned her BS in English Literature from Carleton College and her MBA from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles. She currently serves on the Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Advisory Council.

Education & Certifications


  • MBA, UCLA, Anderson School of Management, Marketing and Nonprofit Management (1985)
  • AB, Carleton College, English Literature (1979)