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President Robert A. Corrigan speaks on retirement, his replacement

President Robert A. Corrigan speaks on retirement, his replacement

Sara Donchey
January 24, 2012
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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: What role does the outgoing president play in the presidential selection process? Robert A. Corrigan: "Wh...

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

Xpress Staff
December 11, 2011
Filed under Opinion

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 recent escalation of police violence against peaceful protestors on California campuses. We firmly believe...

SF State President Wong steps down

SF State President Wong steps down

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...

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

Heather Ito
September 19, 2012
Filed under Sports

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 president, Leslie E. Wong is dedicated to renewing the University's focus on the sports program. “...

New SF State president Leslie Wong prepares for first semester

Kale Williams
May 16, 2012
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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 retires. Just as thousands of incoming freshmen will take the places of those seniors, a new presi...

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Kelly Goff
May 16, 2012
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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 history of the University and just take a few hours to think. Corrigan came to the University in 1988, the year that the first “Die Hard” movie hit th...

President Corrigan leaves his mark on SF State

President Corrigan leaves his mark on SF State

Michelle Olson
May 15, 2012
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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 map. “We are known for our brand, for what we are trying to do here,” said Corrigan. “We are...

New SF State president looking forward to student engagement

New SF State president looking forward to student engagement

Kale Williams
May 10, 2012
Filed under News

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 prefers to be called Les, has served as president of Northern Michigan University since 2004, and was originally drawn to San F...

New SF State president is Leslie Wong of Northern Michigan University

Xpress Staff
May 10, 2012
Filed under News

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 and is expected to start Aug. 1. "I am pleased and honored to be chosen as the next president of...

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

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

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
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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 recently the finalization of candidate reviews in the search for a successor to President Robert...

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

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

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 $25, which will increase gradually through Fall 2016. After review by the Student Fee Advisory April...

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

Brittney Barsotti
March 28, 2012
Filed under News

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 were on Spring Break, the board voted in favor of a 10 percent pay increase for the next CSU Fullerton president and the new CSU Ea...

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