The State Hornet

Gonzalez explains retirement

Jonathan Ayestas

September 10, 2014

At the end of his yearly convocation address, what was thought to be a routine speech resulted in the announcement of Sacramento State’s President Alexander Gonzalez’s retirement. After mentioning hiring 49 new faculty members this year, the record 3,700 incoming freshmen class and the ove...

CFA demands fair contract at convocation

Natasha Dodson

September 10, 2014

The California State University faculty picketed during President Gonzalez's Fall 2014 Convocation to raise concerns about a fair contract.With unresolved issues pending salary and workload, a negotiation failed to be reached by the expired contract date and was extended until Sept. 19 where the Cali...

Policy questioned in President’s search for new dean

Ashley Hurtado

September 3, 2014

In the first Sacramento State University Faculty Senate meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year, the Senate expressed their concerns regarding President Alexander Gonzalez’s role in nominating committee candidates for the Selection Advisory Committee.The committee will start searching for a new dean to...

Gonzalez’s presidential Spring address proposes change

President Alexander Gonzalez gives his spring address at
Sacramento State. 

Brett Johnson

January 25, 2012

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez laid out the groundwork for a new initiative that aims to seek creative and efficient ways of doing things under budget constraints during his spring address Thursday. Gonzalez outlined the basis of the "Redefine the Possible" initiative to a crowd primarily occup...

President talks about efficiency

During the 2011 Fall address CSUS President Alexander Gonzalez
talked about the university’s need to publicize it’s success
stories, and prepare for the future of education.

Brett Johnson

August 31, 2011

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez emphasized the importance of staying positive during his Fall 2011 Address, urging students and faculty to focus on Sac State’s future – rather than its budget woes. Gonzalez delivered his address on Thursday to a fully-packed Union Ballroom. The speech consist...