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Leslie Hume
Board of Trustees, Stanford University, 2000-2012
Former Clayman Institute Advisor

Leslie Hume, PhD, served on the Stanford Board of Trustees from 2000-12 and served as chair from 2008-12. She and her husband, George Hume, were vice-chairs of the Stanford Campaign for Undergraduate Education. Hume served as Development Director and Assistant Program Director at the Research Libraries Group and has served in leadership roles in numerous community organizations. She was a member of the Clayman Institute's National Advisory Panel from 1990–2011. Hume co-edited Victorian Women: A Documentary Account of Women's Lives in 19th-Century England, France and the United States (Stanford University Press, 1981).

Over the past 15 years, Hume has held leadership positions in several community organizations in San Francisco: as a founding trustee and a board chair of San Francisco Day School, as a director and vice president of the San Francisco Opera Association, as a trustee of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, as a trustee and a board chair of the San Francisco Foundation, and as a trustee of the Breakthrough Collaborative.

Hume holds a BA, History, 1969, Radcliffe College, an MA, History, 1971, Stanford University and a PhD, History, 1979, Stanford University.