SJSU faculty members embrace during the faculty awards ceremony.

Teaching and Learning at Silicon Valley's Public University

The Office of the Provost is here to connect members of the SJSU faculty and staff with the tools, resources and information they need to serve students, thrive in their careers and community, and change the world.

Recent Initiatives

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SJSU Public Voices Fellows Pave the Way for the CSU System

A new chapter opens for the Public Voices Fellowship, as SJSU fellows pave the way for their colleagues across the CSU system.

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Faculty Success

The Office of the Provost launched the Office for Faculty Success in August 2020. Led by Vice Provost Magdalena Barrera, the office encompasses the Center for Faculty Development and eCampus, providing training and support for all faculty-related needs and issues.


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SJSU Hiring Themes

We are enhancing the search process by inviting targeted research clusters that represent the future of California.

Faculty and Staff Stories

Kimberly Blisniuk.

Earthquake Geologist Kim Blisniuk

By understanding when and how land forms shift, fracture and change over time, Blisniuk gathers data that helps evaluate earthquake hazard.

Sarah Gordon

Spartan Lifelong Learners Workshop

Managing Director Sarah Gordon received the division's staff professional development grant, helping the SJSU Online Student Success Center launch the first Spartan Lifelong Learners Workshop.

Mohamed Badawy.

Electrified Transportation

​Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Mohamed Badawy founded SJSU’s Center of Power Electronic Converters.

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Transformation 2030

San José State is ready for big changes. Our faculty, staff and administrators are dedicated to realizing the university's potential as a nationally prominent urban public university.