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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...

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

Megan Taros
August 22, 2011
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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 leaving include research purposes and his uncertainty that he would be able to continue helping tackle the budgetary...

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
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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...

EXTENDED VIDEO: Robert A. Corrigan addresses Occupy

EXTENDED VIDEO: Robert A. Corrigan addresses Occupy

Gil Riego Jr.
December 2, 2011
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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 current financial crisis that is facing the country and the schools. Footage by Brittney Barsotti   Related Articles: VIDEO, PDF: Occupy ...

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...

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

Angela Raiford
May 2, 2012
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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...

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

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

Xpress Staff
February 21, 2012
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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 CSU fee increases, another forgotten conflict over fees quietly continued its path through student po...

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

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

Sara Donchey
January 24, 2012
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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 A. Corrigan announced in August 2011 that he would retire at the end of the year. Corrigan has been in this position since 1988 and is the 12th president in SF State’s 112-year his...

Occupy SFSU protesters meet with Corrigan, set up camp

Michael Huber
December 2, 2011
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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 of students chanting and defacing ATMs turned into a legitimate question and answer session with SF State President Robert A. Corrigan. At ...

Students for Quality Education members to meet with President Corrigan

Chris Ternate
April 13, 2011
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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 60 occupied the Administration building. The protest, organized by SQE, was one of many demonstrations taking place across Cal...

Corrigan proposes new structure for college merger

Aaron Salazar
March 22, 2011
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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...

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