"Sitting squarely in the heart of Silicon Valley, it is hard to ignore the drumbeat of change. We hear it from leaders in tech, healthcare, education, business, the arts and sports. As the valley’s leading academic institution and its top source of college-educated talent, San Jose State is vital to the future of a region that is vital to the future of society."

— President Mary A. Papazian,
Fall Welcome Address, Aug. 24, 2017