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San Diego State University

Office of the President

  • 500 Million Reasons to be Thankful
  • Diversity
  • Mortar Board
  • Jacobsen Syndrome
  • SDSU walkway
  • Mapping Big Data

500 Million Reasons to be Thankful

The Campaign for SDSU reaches $500-million goal and continues toward a new target of $750 million.

High Marks for Campus Diversity

SDSU is among leading universities chosen for INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

SDSU Student Receives Fellowship

Emily Issler, a graduate student studying social work, received a fellowship from Mortar Board.

A Link Between Jacobsen Syndrome and Autism

SDSU psychologist Sarah Mattson was part of a study which found that symptoms of autism were common in people with Jacobsen syndrome.

The Momentum Continues

SDSU continues to rise on U.S. News and World Report’s list of America’s Best Colleges, and is up three spots to No. 149.

Mapping Big Data

A new center at SDSU makes it possible to visualize the connections between diverse sets of data.
    • SDSU President Elliot Hirshman
      Learn more about his initiatives, interests and academic background.  
    • Learn more about Building on Excellence, the strategic plan guiding San Diego State University.

    • The SDSU BioScience Center opened in 2006 as the first dedicated research building at SDSU.
      Undergraduate students are leading beneficiaries of the expanding research enterprise at SDSU.
    • Students benefit from donor support to scholarships, professional programs and academic initiatives.
      The campaign exceeds its goal and sets a new goal.
    • diverse group of students
      Find out about diversity initiatives under the auspices of the President's Office.
    • Hepner Hall
      SDSU has transformed itself many times over since 1897.