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Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York,
was the recipient of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at
SFSU's 103rd commencement ceremony on May 29. The former SFSU
professor told the crowd of 7,500 SFSU graduates, "Change the world.
Leave it better than you found it."
E-LOAN CEO and co founder Chris Larsen (B.S., '84)
was named Alumnus of the Year. He encouraged the Class of 2004 to fight
corruption in business and politics: "Keep your eyes open. Try
to get angry when you see things that aren't right."
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. (B.A.,
'55) became Dr. Brown. After receiving an honorary doctor
of laws degree, he told the new graduates, "Your prospects are
Professor Gary Selnow, the recipient of the President's
Medal, encouraged humanitarianism: "In the global war against terrorism
you might not take up the sword, but you can offer up your human talents,
your professional skills, your youthful energies and enthusiasm."
During a reception the previous evening, SFSU welcomed four new members
to the Alumni Association Hall of Fame: sound designer Christopher
Boyes (B.A., '85), San Francisco Police Chief
Heather Fong (M.S.W., '88), children's
musician Ella Jenkins (B.A., '51), and
disc jockey Carter B. Smith (B.A., '59).