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San Diego State University

Office of the President

The Administration

SDSU President Sally Roush

Roush head shot 1.3Sally Roush, who began her term as San Diego State University president on July 1, 2017, is passionate about the university's continuing development as a major public research university. 

Roush -- the first woman to be named SDSU president -- has served the university for more than three decades, including 19 years as senior vice president for Business and Financial Affairs. She advised three previous SDSU presidents and co-chaired the steering committee that guided the university in developing its strategic plan, "Building on Excellence."

As senior vice president, Roush was the university's chief financial officer and oversaw the university budget, intercollegiate athletics, real estate development and capital planning, facilities, public safety, human resources and labor relations, legal affairs and information technology.

After her retirement from SDSU in 2013, Roush served as interim vice chancellor and chief financial officer for The California State University system. 

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President's Cabinet

Sally Roush

Marcie Bober-Michel
University Senate Chair
Chukuka S. Enwemeka
Provost and Senior Vice President
Mary Ruth Carleton
Vice President for University Relations
& Development

Tom McCarron
Vice President for Business
and Financial Affairs & CFO

Eric Rivera
Vice President for Student Affairs

Stephen Welter
Vice President for Research
& Dean of Graduate Affairs
Sandra Cook
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs,  Enrollment

Agnes Wong Nickerson
Associate Vice President, Financial Operations

Chris Xanthos

Associate Vice President and CIO,
Business Operations 
John David Wicker
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Aaron Bruce
Chief Diversity Officer

Gina Jacobs
Chief of Staff

Tom Karlo
General Manager, KPBS
Jim Herrick
Assistant Vice President, Special Projects

Dan Montoya
Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement

Christine Hutchins
Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications