VP of Administration and Finance/CFO Appointed

Charlie FaasCharlie Faas has been appointed as vice president for Administration and Finance and chief financial officer (CFO) effective this June 1. He will serve on the President’s Cabinet and report directly to President Papazian.

A seasoned financial executive with three decades of progressive, diverse private and public sector experience, Charlie most recently served as CEO of the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano, a non-profit organization selected by the State Department to ensure a visible, strong U.S. presence at the 2015 World’s Fair in Milan, Italy. Read the announcement online.

Chief Diversity Officer Appointed

Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau)Dr. Kathleen Wong(Lau) has been appointed as the new chief diversity officer for SJSU. Wong(Lau) will lead the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, providing vision and direction for university-wide efforts to ensure a welcoming, safe climate for every member of our community and serving as a liaison to community partners and constituents on a wide array of diversity initiatives. Read the announcement online.

Video: Welcome Reception for Mary A. Papazian, Feb. 22, 2016

Appointed President Mary A. Papazian visited SJSU Feb. 22 for a welcome reception. The video below includes Dr. Papazian's speech and answers to questions from the audience that included students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the public.