President's Messages

Monday, April 27, 2020
Dear Campus Community, As always, I hope this finds you well and managing the myriad challenges posed by sheltering in place and learning and working remotely. In alignment with the City’s exte...
Friday, April 17, 2020
Dear SF State Community, Like all of you, I’ve been looking for ways to stay connected as our shelter-in-place reality continues. That’s why I gave something new a try: a video message to...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Dear Campus Community, Many of us had high hopes and grand visions for 2020. I do not imagine that for many of us these included obsessive handwashing and weeks at home. Accommodating current public...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Dear San Francisco State Family, The last three weeks have been extraordinary. At no time in my career did I anticipate that I would be writing to you in a world in which students and faculty are all...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
I am often asked why I chose to specialize in 19th century U.S. history. I began my studies following the rise of what’s known as the “New” Social History. Its focus on democratic in...