Speeches and Presentations

2019

Fall Welcome Address [pdf] (Aug. 22, 2019)

Silicon Valley Education Summit Presentation [pdf] (Aug. 9, 2019)

"Humanities for the 21st Century: Innovation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution" [pdf] speech to the Council of Graduate Schools (July 15, 2019)

Commencement Speech [pdf] (May 22-24, 2019)

State of the University Speech [pdf] (April 8, 2019)


2018

Creating a Monster with Paradise Lost [pdf], presentation to Frankenstein Bicentennial Celebration 2018 (Sept. 18, 2018)

Fall Welcome Address [pdf] (Aug. 20, 2018)

Remarks at Rotary District Conference [pdf] (June 2, 2018)

San Jose Downtown Association presentation [pdf] (June, 2018)

Commencement speeches [pdf] (May 23-25, 2018)

Remarks at Kiwanis Club Scholarship Event [pdf] (April 5, 2018)

Remarks at San Jose Rotary [pdf] (April 4, 2018)

Remarks at Student Success Symposium [pdf] (March 15, 2018)

Remarks at Saratoga Rotary [pdf] (Feb. 16, 2018)


2017

"People. Book. Land: The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People with the Holy Land" [pdf] (Nov. 28, 2017)

Assembly Select Committee on the Master Plan fro Higher Education in California [pdf] (Nov. 1, 2017)

Heritage Society Fall Luncheon [pdf] (Oct. 31, 2017)

Fall Welcome Address [pdf] (Aug. 24, 2017)

Remarks at Los Altos Rotary [pdf] (June 22, 2017)

Mineta Transportation Institute Convocation [pdf] (June 17, 2017)