24 Jan 2012

President Robert A. Corrigan speaks on retirement, his replacement

President Robert A. Corrigan sat down with Xpress editor Sara Donchey to speak about his retirement, aspirations for his replacement and 24 years of service as the president of the

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11 Dec 2011

Letter to the editor: SF State English Department addresses President Robert A. Corrigan

An Open Letter to Robert Corrigan, President of San Francisco State University We, the undersigned faculty of the Department of English at San Francisco State University, are greatly disturbed at

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02 Dec 2011

EXTENDED VIDEO: Robert A. Corrigan addresses Occupy

SF State president Robert A. Corrigan had an open forum with the Occupy SFSU group the afternoon of Dec. 1 where he addressed their and his own concerns about the

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16 May 2012

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

After serving 24 years as president of SF State, Robert A. Corrigan is looking forward to the days when he can read a book for pleasure, work on writing a

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15 May 2012

President Corrigan leaves his mark on SF State

Even after SF State President Robert A. Corrigan says goodbye to the University, his legacy will live on in the buildings that expanded and improved the campus, as well as

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02 May 2012

Proposed fee increase for student health center set to move onto President Corrigan, Chancellor Reed

Students are two signatures closer to receiving extra benefits from the health center. A student petition circulated April 5 to April 23 to gain support for a proposed Student Health

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21 Feb 2012

President Corrigan must put a stop to frivolous spending during financial crisis

While President Robert A. Corrigan’s new pet project, “Student Voices,” enjoyed front-page publicity last week in the San Francisco Chronicle as a way for students to voice their frustrations about

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24 Jan 2012

Search for new SF State president begins as Corrigan begins final semester

SF State is preparing to undergo a major change it has not seen the likes of in 24 years. The University is officially looking for a new president. President Robert

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02 Dec 2011

Occupy SFSU protesters meet with Corrigan, set up camp

Nearly 150 SF State students attended an Occupy SF State rally yesterday in Malcolm X plaza to protest the coming 9 percent tuition fee hike. What began as a bunch

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22 Aug 2011

SF State President Robert Corrigan to retire at end of school year

After serving as SF State president for 23 years, Robert A. Corrigan announced, at an all-faculty meeting, Monday that he would retire after the 2011-2012 school year. His reasons for

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13 Apr 2011

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Students for Quality Education members, SF State staff and even students in passing caught the attention of Vice President for University Advancement Robert J. Nava today when a group of

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22 Mar 2011

Corrigan proposes new structure for college merger

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

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22 Mar 2011

Back to the drawing board for Corrigan

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

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10 Feb 2011

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

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

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10 Feb 2011

Corrigan defines University's future without student consent

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

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19 May 2015

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

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

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06 May 2014

Bay Area celebrates 20 years of campus Malcolm X mural

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.

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19 Sep 2012

SF State president Leslie E. Wong advocates for stronger focus on student athletics

Former University President Robert A. Corrigan was rarely seen at any Gator practices. He barely attended any games. This president will. Among many other things on his agenda, SF State’s new

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14 Sep 2012

SF State VP of student affairs and dean of students Penny Saffold retires

UPDATE 7:30 p.m., Sept. 17: SF State president Leslie E. Wong said Volkert is a dependable person to fill in for Saffold’s position. “All are in agreement that Dr. Jo

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28 Aug 2012

Q&A: Les Wong on being 'a catalyst for a new vision' at SF State

Among the new faces on campus this semester will be that of Dr. Leslie E. Wong, SF State’s new president. Wong hails from Northern Michigan University, a University much smaller

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24 May 2012

CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed announces retirement after serving 14 years

Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the California State University system, has announced his retirement after 14 years. “Our campuses have continued to flourish even in the face of budgetary challenges

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16 May 2012

New SF State president Leslie Wong prepares for first semester

As this year’s class of graduating seniors walk the stage, receive their degrees and flip their tassels, another familiar face will be departing campus for the last time as President

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16 May 2012

Ed Lee to keynote SF State commencement ceremony

Edwin Lee, who became San Francisco’s first elected Asian-American mayor earlier this year, will be the keynote speaker at the SF State commencement ceremony May 19. “The mayor is a strong supporter

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10 May 2012

New SF State president looking forward to student engagement

Dr. Leslie Wong is trading the snowy winters of the northern Michigan peninsula for the foggy summers of San Francisco as the incoming president of SF State. Wong, 62, who

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10 May 2012

New SF State president is Leslie Wong of Northern Michigan University

Leslie E. Wong has been announced as the new president of SF State today. The former president of Northern Michigan University will replace President Robert A. Corrigan as the 13th president

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03 May 2012

Student Health Center fee increase proves beneficial for SF State students

When was the last time you made an important phone call at 4 a.m.? While drunk dials and ordering a late-night pizza might be the only time you reach for the

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02 May 2012

Name of next SF State president to be announced by May 9

Alongside a number of students graduating this May, one face most familiar with the current campus population will also be ending his stay at SF State. The presidential search advisory

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01 May 2012

Congresswoman Jackie Speier speaks to SF State seniors about student loan debt

In an effort to raise student voices in the fight against the pending increase in student loan interest rates, Congresswoman Jackie Speier paid a visit to SF Statetoday to meet

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14 Apr 2012

SF State Student Health Center fee increase proposed to benefit students and staff

Looks like students will have to find a bit more than pocket change in their couch cushions to cover their medical needs on campus next semester. The Student Fee Advisory

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11 Apr 2012

Brushing up on SF State emergency procedures is vital in maintaining campus safety

San Franciscans are used to maintaining composure in the face of potential emergencies. In a city where after an earthquake most of us race to be the first to tweet

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09 Apr 2012

SF State mental health resources are often overlooked

What student hasn’t felt the increased heart rate before an exam, stomach ache when anticipating future projects, perspiration while rapidly trying to register for classes? These feelings of anxiety are

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28 Mar 2012

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

Yet again, the Board of Trustees has authorized more executive pay increases in the same year as they approved a tuition increase. Last Wednesday, while students and faculty at SF State

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28 Feb 2012

SF State website offers students a place to share stories and struggles with the CSU system

Lines upon lines of to-dos are listed under each day of the week in Katie Sidman’s planner. Everyday she wakes up at 6 a.m. and takes public transit to SF State

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24 Feb 2012

SF State to increase student fees to pay for new recreation center

Student fee increases are nothing new, but this semester a newly-approved fee requires students to pay for a campus recreation center that will not be completed for several years after

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22 Feb 2012

CSU to limit salary increases for new university presidents

The California State University Board of Trustees officially adopted a policy that will place a limit on the compensation that newly-hired campus presidents can receive. Under the new policy, CSU

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15 Feb 2012

Daniel Gonzales recalls his 43-year history at SF State

He can overwhelm your brain with endless amounts of information, but he would probably rather tell you a good joke straight from his unfiltered, fast-talking mouth. Asian American studies Associate

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