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First woman president of SF State begins term this summer

First woman president of SF State begins term this summer

Lynn Mahoney, current provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at CSU Los Angeles, will become the first woman to serve as president of SF State after President Leslie Wong retires in July, according...

An audience member addresses a panel of administrators and one student at the SF State Presidential Search Committee open forum on Feb. 5. Photo by Shaylyn Martos

Community airs frustration with administration at President Search Forum

Robert Juarez February 13, 2019

SF State students, faculty and staff told members of the Trustees Committee for the Selection of the President what they hope to see in the person hired to fill outgoing President Leslie Wong’s shoes...

Leslie E. Wong, president of SF State talks about the good around campus like the amount of students attending SF State tuition free. According to Mr. Wong 55 to 60 percent pay no tuition. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

President search needs voices

Xpress Editors February 12, 2019

As President Leslie Wong’s turbulent tenure leading SF State comes to an end, we believe our next president should be more transparent and accountable to the most important constituency groups — teachers,...

Leslie E. Wong, president of SF State talks about the good around campus like the amount of students attending SF State tuition free. According to Mr. Wong 55 to 60 percent pay no tuition. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Campus holds open search for president

Celine Herrera February 5, 2019

The CSU Board of Trustees is conducting an open search to find a qualified candidate to succeed President Leslie E. Wong, who announced last fall he would be retiring at the end of July.   It’s...

Students react to President Wong retirement announcement

Students react to President Wong retirement announcement

Sylvester Enriquez October 8, 2018

SF State President Leslie Wong announced on Monday, October 1, that he will be stepping down from his position as university president after the 2018-2019 school year. Shortly after his announcement, students...

SF State President Leslie E. Wong announces his retirement effective July 30, 2019 after six years as the university’s leader. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State President Wong steps down

Xpress Staff October 2, 2018

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...

Leslie E. Wong, president of SF State discusses the challenges of telling the administrations stories more effectively and getting out into the public eye during the interview at SF State on Monday, Mar. 6, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State President Leslie Wong ‘stepping down’

Sylvie Sturm October 1, 2018

At 9:02 a.m. this morning, SF State President Leslie Wong announced that he is leaving his position. Seated next to his wife, Wong announced in a four-and-a-half minute video that he would be "stepping...

President Wong fails to unify

President Wong fails to unify

photo by Adelyn Tirado » WHAT HAPPENED « In the weeks following the campus-wide apology email February 23 from SF State President Leslie E. Wong to the Jewish community, the long-standing political...

Jacqueline Foley, the president of Associated Students Inc. at SF State, is photographed on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Adelyna Tirado & Aya Yoshida/Golden Gate Xpress)

ASI president wants Wong gone

Ruby Virchow and Lea Loeb February 21, 2018

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jacqueline Foley detailed her frustration with the mistreatment she and fellow students, staff, faculty and administrators received under SF State President Leslie...

President’s Campus Climate Task Force Suspended

Months after it was assembled, SF State University President Leslie Wong’s Task Force on Campus Climate has been suspended after several of its members have resigned. Four out of 17 members have resigned...

Lack of University involvement in lawsuit frustrates both plaintiffs and defendants

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo November 6, 2017

*For safety reasons, a source's last name was retracted from this article. The trial for the lawsuit filed by Jewish San Francisco State University students and alumni is this week, Nov. 8, and the...

Students sue university

Students sue university

Brian Neumann August 30, 2017

[media-credit id=477 align="alignnone" width="800"][/media-credit] ***Clarification: A previous version of this article wrote that the University filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern...

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