Marc Sanders is the Chief Compliance Officer for the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD), the unit responsible for developing and delivering online, in-person, and blended Stanford learning experiences to matriculated Stanford students and to learners around the world. Courses and programs are available through Stanford Online, Stanford’s online learning provider, which is operated and managed by SCPD.

Sanders provides strategic leadership, oversight, and direct support for the management of all SCPD compliance matters and associated university activities. He has more than 25 years of experience working in higher education, first as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Dickinson College and the University of Minnesota, then joining Stanford to work in course development, instructional design, and digital learning. He served as the Associate Vice Provost for the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning, of which SCPD was a part, before being named Chief Compliance Officer.

Sanders earned a B.A. in mathematics from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Stanford.

Current Role at Stanford

Chief Compliance Officer, Stanford Center for Professional Development

Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Mathematics (1994)
  • B.A., Amherst College, Mathematics (1988)