Scenes from Investiture Week
A new president, a new era and a newly expanded Alumni Hall of Fame
Photos by Lisa Sze and Gino de Grandis
President Leslie Wong’s investiture ceremony began with a procession of University faculty, deans and distinguished guests.
John Gumas, chair of the San Francisco State University Foundation, alumna Leona Bridges and the Honorable Willie L. Brown Jr., alumnus and former mayor of San Francisco.
SF State administrators gather for the procession.
Guests included (from left to right) CSU Chancellor Timothy White and Robert Linscheid, chairman of the CSU Board of Trustees, seen here with President Wong.
Junior Christa Laosantos sang the natinal anthem at the investiture ceremony.
The campus community and dignitaries gathered in McKenna Theatre for the Investiture of President Les Wong.
President Wong received the presidential medallion.
The Alexander String Quartet performed with the Holloway String Quartet.
Students congradulated President Wong at a post-investiture reception.
President and Mrs. Wong greeted guests at the celebration dinner.
Award-winning director Lisa Cholodenko was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.
Bernard Bragg, deaf theatre artist, was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.
Civic leader/philanthropist Judy Marcus was inducted into the SF State Alumni Hall of Fame.
The Gospel Gators performed at the celebration dinner.
President and Mrs. Wong and others applaud the Gospel Gators at the celebration dinner.
Celebration dinner attendees watch as people are inducted into the SF State Hall of Fame.
Guests left good-will messages for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Al Martinez, who was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in absentia.
To hear the newest members of the Alumni Hall of Fame share their memories of SF State, visit tinyurl.com/statehof
To view more photos from Investiture Week events, visit www.flickr.com/photos/sanfranciscostate
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