President Teniente-Matson walking down the Paseo with students.
President Teniente-Matson walking down the Paseo de César Chávez with Associated Students President Nina Chuang and orientation leaders.

President Teniente-Matson’s First 100 Days

In celebration of Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson’s arrival at SJSU as the university’s 31st president, follow her journey as she meets students, faculty, staff and friends of San José State. Check in periodically throughout her first 100 days to see the highlights of events and meetings that include President Teniente-Matson.


President Teniente-Matson chatting with student-athletes.


President Teniente-Matson got straight to work in her first month as president, with an auspicious start on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

SJSU President speaking with students at the Lunar New Year Celebration.


The president is continuing to get to know the SJSU community, meeting with students, faculty and staff as well as local Bay Area media and elected officials.

The president posing with College of Education students.


In the full swing of her presidency, President Teniente-Matson delivered her first State of the University address to the SJSU campus community.

The president taking a selfie with the division of research and innovation.


President Teniente-Matson finished the first 100 days of her presidency strong on April 25, coinciding with SJSU’s Celebration of Research week as well as the annual Author and Artist Celebration and Legacy of Poetry events.