In the News

"I see San Jose State as a similar place as UCLA, where athletics through history is embedded in the values." — San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 26, 2017


"There is a blending now between the applied and the more research-oriented that perhaps wasn’t quite as clear 30 years ago when I was going to school." — Silicon Valley Business Journal, Feb. 17, 2017


"'We're in Silicon Valley, it's a public university, we're supplying the workforce — but what's the connection?' There’s a disconnect between these global companies and, not just our local community, frankly, but our national community." — Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 3, 2017


"Everything I'm talking about has the mission of social justice and enclosing the opportunity gap at its core." — Silicon Valley Business Journal, May 3, 2017


"We have done a great deal in varous parts of our community, involved in the neighborhoods and other areas. But we haven't always been at the table in the way we should be as the largest entity in the downtown." — Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9, 2017