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August 29, 2016

Welcome to the 2016-17 Academic Year

As we begin a new year, I look forward to the work we will do together. 


 August 25, 2016

Strengthening the Foundation

In the fourth year of implementing our strategic plan, "Building on Excellence," we have an extraordinary opportunity to pass on a foundation of even greater excellence to our successors.


April 26, 2016

President's Lecture Series 2016

Former Jack in the Box chair and CEO Linda Lang,’91, L.H.D. ’13  was the featured speaker at the 2016 President's Lecture Series.

 

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 August 25, 2016

All-University Convocation 2016

President Elliot Hirshman reviewed a year of accomplishment and previewed SDSU's opportunity for greater distinction at All-University Convocation. 

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 2012

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