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Corrigan proposes new structure for college merger

Aaron Salazar
March 22, 2011
Filed under News

In an email to faculty and staff on March 21, President Robert A. Corrigan announced a new proposal for the reorganization of SF State's eight colleges. The six-college structure recommended by the University Planning Advisory Council remains intact, but the new proposal differs in where it places departments, and has th...

Back to the drawing board for Corrigan

Xpress Staff
March 22, 2011
Filed under Opinion

University President Robert A. Corrigan’s email to faculty March 21, which detailed his newest proposal to reduce the number of colleges from eight to six and suggested that faculty participate in another campus-wide referendum, comes as no surprise. When the first referendum was in progress Feb. 11-22...

President Corrigan accepts "six-plus-one" college merger

Brittany Doohan
February 10, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

CORRECTION: In a recently published article titled, "President Corrigan accepts 'six-plus-one' college merger," we attributed the first quote in the story to University spokeswoman Ellen Griffin. It was not Griffin who stated this, but a quote provided to Griffin by SF State President Robert A. Corrigan. We ...

Corrigan defines University's future without student consent

Xpress Staff
February 10, 2011
Filed under Opinion

It’s no surprise that President Robert A. Corrigan accepted the majority of recommendations given by the University Planning Advisory Council. The plan was of his own devising. Not only did Corrigan handpick each of the 12 council members, but it has become increasingly more obvious which departments matter most to the administration...

SF State to unveil carbon emissions dashboard this winter

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff
September 30, 2019
Filed under Campus, Latest, Science

University pushes towards carbon neutrality despite a lack of overall plan   SF State remains more than a decade ahead of schedule for its Climate Action Plan, continuing to make progress in sustainability and limiting emissions.  In 2010, SF State President Robert Corrigan signed a C...

SF State President Wong steps down

SF State President Leslie E. Wong announces his retirement effective July 30, 2019 after six years as the university’s leader. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Xpress Staff
October 2, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

SF State President Leslie Wong shocked students, staff and faculty on Monday morning when he announced that he would be stepping down effective July 30, 2019. On Monday morning, Oct. 1, Wong appeared alongside his wife in a solemn video announcing his departure without explanation. He was appointed i...

Dean of College of Ethnic Studies files lawsuit against SF State

People enter the Ethnic Studies and Psychology building at SF State in San Francisco, Calf. on Wednesday, August 24, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brian Neumann
August 24, 2017
Filed under News

The dean of the College of Ethnic Studies Department (COES) at SF State filed a lawsuit yesterday, suing the University for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and defamation. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, Kenneth P. Monteiro, Ph.D., dean of the COES, filed the suit in the San Francisco Superior ...

Ambassador Fischer: SF State celebrates the life of diplomat, mentor and friend

Fellow friends and family all gather at the memorial service held for David Joseph Fischer at the seven Hills Community Center. (Kyler Knox/Xpress)

Madeleine Neale
January 31, 2017
Filed under Life

SF State’s International Relations Department held a memorial Saturday afternoon in honor of the University’s first diplomat-in-residence, Ambassador David Joseph Fischer,  77, who passed away November 22 after a long battle with cancer. The service was held at SF State’s Seven Hills Conference Cent...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund
May 19, 2015
Filed under News

SF State currently has no psychiatrist on staff to write prescriptions for students despite yearly increases to the student health fee to increase mental health staff and services. SF State students lobbied the administration in 2012 to raise the mandatory student health fee to increase mental health services ...

Bay Area celebrates 20 years of campus Malcolm X mural

Julia Middlemiss
May 6, 2014
Filed under News

May Day marked the 20th Annual Malcolm X Mural Celebration for SF State, while students and Greek life from around the Bay Area joined together to honor the mural’s creation. According to the Cesar Chavez Student Center, the intent of the mural, along with the dedication of the plaza, was to honor, ...

Edward Said mural turns 6 years old

Andrew Cullen
November 8, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

[set_id=72157637620834436]  UPDATED: 11/12/2013 The Palestinian national anthem echoed through Jack Adams Hall last Thursday, as SF State hosted its sixth annual celebration of the campus’s mural honoring the late Edward Said, one of the most influential voices for the Palestinian struggle, and a st...

Taiwanese alumni establish scholarship fund for SF State students

Guadalupe González
November 5, 2013
Filed under News

Taiwanese alumni have joined forces with SF State to bring more Taiwanese students to the University. The Taiwan chapter of the SF State Alumni Association has established a scholarship fund to encourage international students from their native country to study at the University, making it the first regiona...

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