Interim President to Deliver Fall Welcome Address

Interim President Susan Martin (photo by David Schmitz)

Interim President Susan Martin (photo by David Schmitz)

SJSU Media Relations contacts:
Pat Harris, 408-924-1748,
Robin McElhatton, 408-924-1789,

SAN JOSE, CA – San Jose State Interim President Susan Martin will highlight recent achievements and outline new initiatives during the Fall Welcome Address at noon Sept. 3 in the Student Union ballroom.

This will be Martin’s first formal speech to the campus community since her appointment Aug. 18. Academic Senate Chair Michael Kimbarow and Associated Students of SJSU President LooLoo Amante will open the event and welcome attendees.

All students, faculty, staff, community members and news media are invited to attend. Martin will be available to speak to reporters.

The event will be streamed live and available afterward on the university’s website. The speech is an annual tradition marking the start of the academic year.

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The founding campus of the 23-campus California State University system, San Jose State provides a comprehensive university education, granting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in 134 areas of study with 110 concentrations – offered through its eight colleges.

With more than 33,000 students and nearly 4,370 employees, San Jose State continues to be an essential partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and the state, annually contributing more than 7,000 graduates to the workforce.

The university is immensely proud of the accomplishments of its more than 220,000 alumni, 60 percent of whom live and work in the Bay Area.