fit, be well
Fitness Plus, the on-campus faculty and staff wellness program,
offers morning, noon and evening activities and classes to help
faculty and staff relieve stress and stay in shape.
For details, visit FitnessPlus on the Web at: www.sfsu.edu/~fitplus.
The S.A.F.E. Place invites faculty and staff to familiarize themselves
with the contents of its Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~safe_plc/. The
site contains the SFSU sexual assault policy and information
about other aspects of sexual violence as well as a list of the
S.A.F.E. Place's services.
you know students who are in need of or could benefit from the
information, direct them to the
Web site or to the S.A.F.E. Place office, room 205 of the
Student Services building.
Don't forget the Web calendar
Remember to include the Web calendar in your planning for fall
events and activities. You can submit your item for listing as
soon as all the details of time, location and place are firmed
submit an event, go to www.sfsu.edu/calendar/ and
click on the "Submit an Event" button.
Labor art exhibit opens
"At Work: The Art of California Labor," an exhibit surveying
a century of art relating to labor, opens today at noon in the
Fine Arts Gallery of the Fine Arts building. The exhibit, which
runs through October 11, is open Tuesday through Saturday from
noon to 4 p.m. and from noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.
details, and events related to the exhibit, see: www.sfsu.edu/~gallery/.
The war on terrorism
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences' course on the United
States and the world in the 21st century continues with a presentation
on "The American Global War on Terrorism" by David Fischer,
diplomat in residence, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in room 133 of
the Humanities building.
The course is open to faculty, staff and the general public.
Poetry event correction
Creative Writing faculty Peter Orner and Nona Caspers will read
from their work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Poetry
Center on the fifth floor of the Humanities building. Last week's
CampusMemo listed the wrong day and date.
Segment III workshops
Workshops for faculty involved in Segment III clusters that are
up for review in 2003-04 or 2004-05 should attend one of the
eight cluster review workshops held during the week of Sept.
15. Faculty members who wish to propose new Segment III clusters
are also encourage to attend.
will be held:
Monday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m., ADM 455;
Monday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon, ADM 455;
Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to noon, ADM 460;
Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m., ADM 460;
Thursday, Sept. 18, from 1 to 2 p.m., ADM 460;
Thursday, Sept. 18, from 2 to 3 p.m., ADM 460;
Friday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to noon, ADM 455;
Friday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 2 p.m., ADM 455.
contact Paul Breen at ext. 8-2206 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Welcome back party
Faculty and staff are invited to a welcome back to campus celebration
from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the University Club. The celebration
is sponsored by President Robert A. Corrigan, the Office of Academic
Affairs and the University Women's Association.
see the flier (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader): www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall03/welcomeback03.pdf
SF State News: fresh daily
Looking for a daily dose of campus news? Go to SF State News: www.sfsu.edu/~news.
The site, which is updated daily, features stories about SFSU programs
and people and links to stories about SFSU that have appeared in regional
and national media.
SF State News also makes it easy for faculty, students and staff to
find out what's happening on campus by providing links to the campus
events calendar and advance notice and coverage of significant events.
In addition, there are convenient links to the campus publications CampusMemo,
First Monday and e-News.
If you have news or ideas to share, contact Public Affairs ext. 8-1665
Chronicle ads highlight what's great about SFSU
The great people, programs and alumni that distinguish SFSU are highlighted
in a new ad campaign that launched Friday, Aug. 29, in the San
The series of six
full-page color ads will run about every other Friday through November
and appear in the San Francisco edition of the "Friday" section.
Each ad opens with
the question: "What makes a university great?" The
response, varying in each ad, is: alumni, faculty, students, diversity
and community connections.
the first ad, see: www.sfsu.edu/~news/2003/fall/148.htm.
tenure-track faculty additions
CampusMemo has two additions to the list of new faculty:
Akan Ellis, assistant professor of international relations (starts
spring 2004). Will teach courses in transnational relations of Muslim
societies and core courses in international relations. Ph.D in international
relations from American University. Most recent position: assistant professor
at American University. Research interests include identity formation
within the Muslim communities of the Balkans, and gender and transnationalism
among young Turkish elite.
Jassen Todorov, assistant professor of music and dance.
Will teach violin lessons as well as history and performance practice
classes. M.M. from
Eastman School of Music. Most recent position: instructor at Eastman
School of Music. Todorov first came to international attention after
his Carnegie-Weill Recital Hall debut in 1999. Since then he has released
two solo CDs featuring works by Brahms as well as contemporary composers.
He tours regularly as a soloist and chamber musician, and has recently
performed both the Sibelius and Mendelssohn violin concertos in European
complete list of new faculty, see: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall03/newfaculty.htm.
Faculty/staff survey results available
Last spring, the second Commission on University Strategic Planning
(CUSP II) conducted a survey of SFSU faculty members' perceptions and
levels of satisfaction.
are now available at: www.sfsu.edu/~acadplan/faculty2003.htm.
from the fall 2002 staff survey are also available: www.sfsu.edu/~acadplan/staff2002.htm.
For details, contact Richard Giardina, associate vice president for
academic planning and assessment, at email@example.com or Ce Ce Iandoli,
coordinator of academic assessment and program review, at iandoli@sfsu.