Women's History Month
The campus community is invited to participate in SFSU's celebration
of Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
The series is sponsored by the Women Studies Department, College
of Behavioral and Social Sciences and other campus departments
For details, contact Kathryn Johnson at: firstname.lastname@example.org
A vigil for International Women's Day in solidarity with the global
struggle for justice will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday,
March 8, in Malcolm X Plaza. The event, sponsored by the Women's
Center and Associated Students, features speeches from community
leaders and student activists.
A lecture by
Sarah Soh, professor of anthropology, on "Gender,
Class, Nation: Korean Comfort Women" will be held from noon
to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in room 386 of the Humanities building.
of the film "A Certain Liberation" will
take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in room 133
of the Humanities building.
United Nations Association International Film Festival will screen
5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Coppola
Theatre of the Fine Arts building. A reception with
the filmmakers takes place from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12
for the general public and $8 for students. All proceeds benefit
the United Nations Association.
A panel on "The Assault on Women's Reproductive Rights" will
be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in room 133 of the
SFSU hosts the annual meeting of the Medieval Association of the
Pacific Friday and Saturday in the Seven Hills Conference Center
and other locations. Several SFSU faculty and students will be
participating at the conference, and the Frank V. de Bellis collection
will hold a special exhibition.
a full schedule, see: medieval.ucdavis.edu/map/
For details, contact William Bonds at email@example.com or Jarbel
Rodriguez at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Swinging in the West
Bob Wills biographer Charles Townsend and Jose Cuellar, professor
of Raza studies, will present a lecture/musical demonstration on
Wills and his influence on Western swing at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Jack
Adams Hall. Admission is free.
For details, see: aspa-sfsu.org/events/wills.htm
Adam Hochschild will discuss his book "Bury the Chains: Prophets
and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves" at 4:10
p.m. Tuesday in room 349 of the HSS building. He will also hold
a book signing, and copies will be available for sale at a discount.
For details, e-mail: email@example.com
George Diehr, a member of the CalPERS Board, will speak about Gov.
Schwarzenegger's proposed changes to the retirement system at noon
Wednesday in Rosa Parks A-C of the Cesar Chavez Student Center.
The program is sponsored by the California Faculty Association
in cooperation with Human Resources.
Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-6232.
Photo lecture on SF Bay
Nature photographer Dennis Anderson will give a slide presentation based on
his book "Hidden Treasures of San Francisco Bay" at 7 p.m. Wednesday
in the Bay Conference Center at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental
Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or ext. 8-3543.
RTC is located at 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif.
Fanny Howe reading
Poetry Center Book Award recipient Fanny Howe and award judge and
poet Larry Kearney will read from their work at 7:30 p.m. Saturday
at the Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin (at Geary), San Francisco.
A $5 donation is requested.
Women in America
Gail Collins, editor of The New York Times editorial page, will
speak at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, in Jack Adams Hall of the
Cesar Chavez Student Center. Collins will discuss her book "American
Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates and Heroines," as
well as the importance of women in leadership roles.
The event is sponsored by Associated Students Inc., President
Corrigan and the San Francisco Urban Institute.
Defensive driver training sessions will be held from 8 to 11:30
a.m. and from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29.
To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 8-1449.
Tuesday Senate meeting focuses on physical plan
The Academic Senate will dedicate its Tuesday meeting to a presentation
by Leroy Morishita, vice president for administration and finance, on proposed
revisions to the physical master plan. The campus community is welcome
will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Nob Hill Room of the Seven
Hills Conference Center. A reception will immediately follow
the meeting in the lobby of the Seven Hills Conference Center.
College of Business dean candidates
Four finalists have been selected for dean of the College of Business
and are scheduled for on-campus visits. All members of the campus community
are invited to attend the following receptions which will take place
in room 202 of the Business building:
p.m., Monday, March 7: Roger Gray, former vice president and CIO,
- 4-5 p.m., Friday, March 11: Peter Giles, former president and CEO, The
Tech Museum of Innovation.
- 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, March 14: Nancy Hayes, president and CEO, WISE
p.m. Wednesday, March 16: Dennis Wu, retired partner, Deloitte & Touche.
Richard Giardina to retire
Richard Giardina, associate vice president for academic planning and
assessment, has announced his retirement, effective Sept. 1. The Office
of Academic Affairs has begun a national search to find his replacement
in the newly titled position of associate vice president for academic
planning and educational effectiveness.
For a copy
of the complete position description, application procedures, and the
call ext. 8-1141 or visit the Faculty Affairs Website at: www.sfsu.edu/~acaffrs/avpapee.htm
Yamamoto named EOP director
After a regional search, Ginger Yamamoto has been named director of the
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). Yamamoto served as interim director
for the past two years.
Yamamoto began her SFSU career as a graduate assistant in the Advising
Center. She joined EOP in 1979 as an academic adviser and learning specialist.
She later served as the advising coordinator of the U-CAN Program and
then as senior program coordinator for the Retention and Remediation
Search committee for University advancement vp
Consistent with Academic Senate Policy #F92-180, Marc Dollinger, Richard
and Rhoda Goldman chair in Jewish studies and social responsibility;
Philip King, associate professor and chair of economics; and Mary Beth
Love, professor and chair of health education, have been elected to
serve as the faculty representatives for the search committee for vice
president for University advancement.
details, contact the Academic Senate office at email@example.com
or ext. 8-1264.
Three administrative reviews
Academic administrative reviews are under way for Deborah Masters, University
librarian; Gail Whitaker, associate vice president for academic program
development and dean of the College of Extended Learning; and Yenbo
Wu, director of international programs.
Administrative review questionnaires are now being distributed. Faculty
and staff who do not receive a questionnaire, but would like to participate
in the process should e-mail Stephanie Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org or pick a questionnaire in room 455, Administration building.
Review Committees will not use any anonymous responses. However, the
ARCs will preserve the confidentiality of those who submit
evaluations, within the limits of the law.
Newsmakers include Norma Carr-Ruffino, professor of management, on women
and taking risks in business; John Sullivan, professor of management,
on how to be an effective internal job candidate; Paul Longmore, professor
of history, on the portrayal of the disabled in "Million Dollar
John Burks, professor of journalism, on Hunter S. Thompson; and Venise
Wagner, assistant professor of journalism, on public journalism.
Read the Newsmakers: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring05/march7newsmakers.htm
No CampusMemo March 21
CampusMemo will not be published the week of March 21 because of spring
break. Submit events and deadlines for the March 14 issue by 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 8.
E-mail items to: email@example.com
The Student Health Service invites faculty, staff and students to take
advantage of the Extra Credit for a Healthy Future Program, which
offers free workshops that promote health and well-being.
For a schedule of classes, see: www.sfsu.edu/~shs/dpm/extra.htm
Participants may register for a class by writing their names on the
registration folder for the workshop they want to take. The folders
are in room 21 of the Student Health Service.
For details, contact Marian Yee at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies is offering a
series of new short courses to provide professional training on a
range of topics related to wetlands science and management.
year's offerings will allow students to gain expertise in wetlands
delineation, restoration ecology, policy, GIS, remote sensing,
plant identification, experimental design and statistical analysis.
courses can be used to meet the training requirements of the Society
of Wetland Scientists' Professional Wetlands Scientist Certification
For details, e-mail email@example.com, call (415) 819-2073 or see:
The Collaboratory beckons
Enhance student participation in class discussions, encourage critical
thinking and collaboration, and promote active student learning by
holding a class session in the Collaboratory.
a session, contact Desiree Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org,
ext. 5-3540 or room 435 of the Library.
and a registration calendar see: http://cet.sfsu.edu/collaboratory