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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...

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

Heather Ito September 19, 2012

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...

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...

Robert Corrigan plans future after stepping down as SF State president

Kelly Goff May 16, 2012

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...

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 looking forward to student engagement

New SF State president looking forward to student engagement

Kale Williams May 10, 2012

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,...

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...

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...

CSU presidents receive pay increases despite budget cuts

Brittney Barsotti March 28, 2012

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...

Only public meeting on presidential search goes overlooked

Angela Raiford February 23, 2012

The only opportunity for students, administration and faculty to directly express their opinions on SF State's presidential selection with the CSU Board of Trustees was met with snide remarks, high expectations,...

CSU to limit salary increases for new university presidents

Kale Williams February 22, 2012

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 presidents...

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