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Faculty Senate honors President Gonzalez

Andres De Leon

May 13, 2015

The Faculty Senate recognized President Alexander Gonzalez just before his retirement with a standing ovation during the senate's weekly meeting on Thursday.“The Faculty Senate of California State University, Sacramento extends its best wishes to President Alexander Gonzalez and his family, and wishes hi...

Gonzalez calls Green Army flier featuring Herky the Hornet with sombrero offensive

Jonathan Ayestas

April 28, 2015

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez in a message to all faculty and staff brought attention to a flier he called highly offensive created by the student director of the Green Army. The flier was meant to promote a baseball game on May 5, featuring the school mascot wearing a sombrero an...

Student government honors President Gonzalez

Jonathan Ayestas

April 8, 2015

Members of Associated Students Inc. recognized President Alexander Gonzalez's 12 years of service as campus president with a ceremonial mention before commencing their weekly board meeting in the Foothill Suite at Sacramento State. Lauren Lombardo, ASI president at Sac State, presented Gonzale...

California State University announces new president for Sac State

Jonathan Ayestas

March 25, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees announced Robert Nelsen as Sacramento State's new campus president. Nelsen was formerly president of the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, Texas. He will begin his term in June as the eighth president of Sac State. “Sacramento Sta...

Gonzalez gives last address to Sacramento State

Kellie McCown

January 26, 2015

More than 350 students, faculty and staff filled the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State Thursday to hear University President Alexander Gonzalez give his final campus-wide address.Gonzalez has served Sac State for almost 12 years, bringing the campus signage marking academic halls, new he...

Committee begins search for new Sac State President

Jacob Abbott

December 8, 2014

Members of the presidential search committee began the process of selecting a successor to Alexander Gonzalez, convening for the first time in the University Union Ballroom at Sacramento State on Dec. 3. The meeting was an open forum intended for the public to address the committee about the n...

Students overwhelmingly vote no for student event center in record turnout

Students overwhelmingly vote no for student event center in record turnout

Kellie McCown

December 4, 2014

Students overwhelmingly voted against the proposed student event center and $219 per semester fee.About 7000 students voted online between Dec. 2 and 3 for the proposed student event center, with 79.6 percent voting no.The number of students who voted was a record turnout for the university.“I am pleas...

Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement after a year past deadline

Matthew Malone

October 30, 2014

After nearly a year of negotiations and protests, the California Faculty Association and CSU system have announced a tentative contract agreement that would give raises to all CFA-represented employees, as well as targeted raises and workload reductions for some faculty.The two groups announced the ...

Gonzalez inducted into Hall of Champions

Matthew Malone

October 22, 2014

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez was inducted into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Hall of Champions Oct. 8 during the association’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado.HACU represents more than 400 universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain, stating...

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