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President Robert A. Corrigan speaks on retirement, his replacement

Sara Donchey January 24, 2012

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 University. Sara Donchey:...

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

Xpress Staff December 11, 2011

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 the...

Mental health services fall short despite student fee increase

Kelly Soderlund May 19, 2015

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...

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

Heather Ito September 14, 2012

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 Volkert will be a highly capable...

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

Angela Raiford May 24, 2012

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 and...

New SF State president Leslie Wong prepares for first semester

Kale Williams May 16, 2012

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 Robert A. Corrigan...

Ed Lee to keynote SF State commencement ceremony

Brad Wilson May 16, 2012

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...

President Corrigan leaves his mark on SF State

Michelle Olson May 15, 2012

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 helped put the school on the...

New SF State president is Leslie Wong of Northern Michigan University

Xpress Staff May 10, 2012

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 of SF State...

Student Health Center fee increase proves beneficial for SF State students

Xpress Staff May 3, 2012

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 phone past midnight, what if you were experiencing...

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

Angela Raiford May 2, 2012

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 committee announced...

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

Angela Raiford May 2, 2012

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 Center fee hike of...

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