These past few months have been very difficult for all of us. But with recent national news reports centering on the violent killing of George Floyd by a police officer on Memorial Day and the dangerous racial profiling of Christian Cooper in Central Park, the last several days have been particularly painful for many members of the SJSU community.
Continuing my in-depth look at our Transformation 2030 strategic plan goals and the university’s progress on achieving them, I will now explore Goal 4—“Connect and Contribute.”
How can higher education most effectively make use of today’s technology? It is a straightforward question, yet stunningly complex at the same time. At SJSU, we embrace technological innovation and are especially keen to look at ways in which technology can help our students and our campus operations. At the same time, however, I have been examining the more challenging aspects of technology, particularly as they relate to colleges and universities.