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Burden of rising costs not shared by all on campus

asalazar
May 14, 2011
Filed under Opinion

As I glide through all the rituals that lead up to graduation, I am overcome with a sense of closure. I enjoyed the food in all my classes’ end-of-the-year parties. I turned in my last final, and I even paid the fee for submitting my grad application late. But there is one ritual I will be abstaining...

Nancy Hayes to succeed outgoing Morishita

Chase S. Kmec
May 10, 2011
Filed under News

After professor and Vice President of Administration and Finance Dr. Leroy Morishita announced his departure from SF State April 19, the search for his successor has ended — if not temporarily. Nancy Hayes, dean of SF State’s College of Business, will succeed the outgoing Morishita and serve as ...

Students react to major changes to campus

Chris Ternate
April 27, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Volcanoes and plate tectonics usually do not reside in concepts of perception and personality, but come July 1, geoscience will be lumped together with psychology in the larger College of Science and Engineering. With SF State President Robert A. Corrigan officially approving the implementation of a six-college structure, fa...

Six college plan creates savings, new prospects

Xpress Staff
April 26, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Robert A. Corrigan has served as SF State President since September 1988. More than a year of discussion, consultation and input from hundreds of faculty and staff, coupled with two faculty referendums, has ended decisively: On July 1, SF State will move from eight to six colleges. This new structur...

Six-college structure to take effect this summer

Megan Taros
April 26, 2011
Filed under News

After nearly a year and a half of controversial closed-door meetings and tense open-door forums, President Robert A. Corrigan announced Friday that the University will implement a six-college structure to take effect July 1.  The approval follows the faculty’s two-thirds approval of the latest prop...

Future of UPAC uncertain

Brenda Reyes
April 26, 2011
Filed under News

Now that President Robert A. Corrigan has announced that the University is moving forward with its merger to a six-college structure, many questions surrounding the restructuring are being answered. There is one organization, however, that is still shrouded in uncertainty—UPAC. While SF State is scheduled...

Deans prepare for changing roles in college merger

asalazar
April 26, 2011
Filed under News

If SF State was a nightclub and President Robert A. Corrigan was a disc jockey, right now he’d be leaning into the microphone and telling everyone to do the shuffle. In the center of the dance floor, shuffling with gusto, are two college deans and an associate dean. Next semester, these deans won’t...

College merger comes with consequences

Xpress Staff
April 26, 2011
Filed under Opinion

When final exams end in less than a month and students begin relaxing for the summer, SF State's academic landscape will begin a drastic transformation. President Robert A. Corrigan announced April 22 that the University is moving forward with its plan to reduce the number of colleges from eight to six, wit...

University implementing college merger July 1

Chris Haire
April 22, 2011
Filed under News

SF State will officially move forward with its college merger July 1, implementing the six-college structure that was approved by a faculty referendum last week. The six colleges are: the College of Arts and Humanities (which will also house the school of arts), the College of Business, the Graduate...

Vice President Morishita to step down from SF State

Sara Donchey
April 20, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

In a time where much of the anger over academic woes has been directed toward administrators, Leroy Morishita has maintained an image of integrity. After a 29-year tenure, executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Morishita will be leaving his home at SF State to become the interim president of Cal S...

Staff neglected in campus referendum

Aaron Salazar
April 19, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

The University Planning Advisory Council asked faculty to weigh in once again on the newest proposal for the merging of colleges within SF State. However, despite faculty input, another professional population on campus that is heavily impacted by the reorganization feels ignored—the staff. “No matter wha...

Vice President Morishita leaving for Cal State East Bay

Chris Haire
April 18, 2011
Filed under News

Leroy Morishita, SF State's executive vice president, was appointed interim president of Cal State East Bay today by California State University Chancellor Charles Reed. Morishita will take over at Cal State East Bay July 1. "Dr. Morishita is a rare combination of visionary and pragmatist—qualitie...

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