The State Hornet

Vice provost would assist in advancing mission of Academic Affairs

Ilian Cervantes

March 19, 2014

Sacramento State will welcome a new vice provost as part of Frederika Harmsen’s academic leadership team starting fall 2014. The vice provost is the principal academic officer for matters of academic program planning, educational policy, curriculum review, program evaluation, and space allocat...

New provost wants to increase graduation rates

Incoming Provost Frederika

State Hornet Staff

February 3, 2014

Frederika “Fraka” Harmsen, joined Sacramento State Monday as the second-highest ranking official and vice president of Academic Affairs.Harmsen will work alongside President Alexander Gonzalez and bring many different experiences. She attended minus-30-degree expeditions in Antarctica and was most ...

Engineering dean on leave of absence

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

Emir Macari, the dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, is currently on a leave of absence for unknown reasons.According to an official memo, sent Dec. 3 from Interim Provost Charles Gossett to department chairs within the college and dean staff, Macari will not be available to handle a...

New Sacramento State provost named

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez announced Thursday Frederika “Fraka” Harmsen will become the university’s provost and will replace Interim Provost Charles Gossett in February.In an email sent to the campus community, Gonzalez said Harmsen’s experiences will allow her to strengthen...

Retired Sacramento faculty not allowed to sponsor international students

Daisy Aguilar

November 20, 2013

Sacramento State retired professors are currently prohibited from serving as a designated sponsor for international students, but it is unclear to some faculty whether an actual policy exists.Tracey Culbertson, coordinator of the international students and scholars for the Office of Global Education, said ...

Sacramento State searching for new provost

Kayla Nick-Kearney

October 2, 2013

Sacramento State Academic Affairs is searching for someone to replace interim provost Charles Gossett, who is leaving in January.The search could not begin until Joe Sheley was confirmed as the president of CSU Stanislaus in May. Sheley served as provost at Sac State for the last seven years.Gossett...