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Presidential Search

On March 23, the California State University selected Mohammad H. Qayoumi for the presidency of San Jose State University.

Search Committees

CSU Trustee Debra S. Farar is chair of the Trustees' Committee for the Selection of the President. Other members included CSU trustees Ken Fong, Melinda Guzman and Bob Linscheid, as well as CSU Board of Trustees Chair Herbert Carter and CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed. 

Members of the Advisory Committee to the Trustees' Committee for the Selection of the President include: CSU Monterey Bay President Dianne Harrison, SJSU Chief of Staff & Interim VP for Informational Technology Bill Nance, SJSU alumnus John Gibbs, SJSU Associate Professor Lynda Heiden, SJSU University Advancement Budget Analyst/HR Contact Julie Jimenez, SJSU Academic Senate Chair/Professor Michael Kaufman, SJSU Associated Students President Tomasz Kolodziejak, SJSU Tower Foundation Board Member Constance Moore, SJSU Professor Jennifer Rycenga, and City of San Jose Chief Strategist/Acting Chief Development Officer Kim Walesh.

More Information
General inquiries can be directed to the SJSU Office of Public Affairs, 408-924-1166.
publicaffairs@sjsu.edu.

View the press release announcing SJSU's president.
http://bit.ly/sjsu-qayoumi

View the CSU Board of Trustees Policy for Selection of Presidents.
http://www.calstate.edu/datastore/PresidentialSearch.shtml

View CSU Criteria for Presidential Assessment.
http://www.calstate.edu/datastore/PresCriteria.shtml

View the CSU press release announcing the candidates.
http://calstate.edu/pa/News/2011/Release/SJSUPres2011.shtml

View candidate open forums.
http://www.sjsu.edu/president/presidentialsearch/forums/