Pat Lopes Harris, 408-656-6999
SAN JOSE, CA – San Jose State President Mohammad Qayoumi will deliver the Fall Welcome Address at noon Aug. 19 in Morris Dailey Auditorium. The event is open to the campus community and media. Afterward, a video and transcript will be accessible from the SJSU homepage.
An annual tradition, the gathering for faculty, staff and students marks the beginning of a new academic year. President Qayoumi will reflect on the successes of the previous year, and frame future challenges and opportunities.
The president’s speech will include a significant announcement about Acceleration: The Campaign for San Jose State University, the first comprehensive fundraising campaign in SJSU history.
In addition, he will provide updates on the budget, Strategic Plan: Vision 2017 and campus capital improvements.
San Jose State University — Silicon Valley’s largest institution of higher learning with 30,000 students and 3,850 employees — is part of the California State University system. SJSU’s 154-acre downtown campus anchors the nation’s 10th largest city.