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August 24, 2015

Welcome to the 2015-16 Academic Year

Our university was founded 118 years ago, and for more than a century our ambitions and aspirations have defined this campus.

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August 20, 2015

From Initiatives to Achievements

We are now in the third year of implementing our strategic plan, “Building on Excellence,” and our initiatives are becoming achievements.



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Speeches

 


August 20, 2015

All-University Convocation 2015 

SDSU President Elliot Hirshman reflected on the university community's achievements of the past year and looked ahead to the third year of implementing SDSU's strategic plan, "Building on Excellence."

August 21, 2014

All-University Convocation 2014

SDSU President Elliot Hirshman reviewed the university community's achievements of the past year and looked ahead to the powerful opportunity that awaits in the new year to establish SDSU as one of the nation's major public research universities.

August 22, 2013

All-University Convocation 2013

SDSU President Elliot Hirshman reviewed the university's achievements of the past year and looked ahead to new initiatives and programs for the 2013-14 academic year. 

August 23, 2012

All-University Convocation

SDSU President Elliot Hirshman laid out a strategy for the university’s long-term success at the 2012 All-University Convocation.

May 17, 2011

Next President Welcomed at Campus Reception

President Hirshman gave brief remarks at a campus reception to celebrate his appointment.

May 11, 2011

Dr. Elliot Hirshman Selected Next President of SDSU

President Hirshman discusses his priorities for the university.