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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 Teach Online Summer Certificate Program

More than 1,000 faculty members took part in a summer program to help them prepare for online teaching.

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Faculty Success

We are excited to announce a new office of Faculty Success, led by Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Success Magdalena Barrera, who will bring focused leadership related to faculty needs to the Office of the Provost.

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Fire Weather Cluster Hire

The successful hire of five new faculty members will boost the Fire Weather Research Lab’s critical research on wildland fire.

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.

Dean Heather Lattimer.

Solving X for Access: The Value of Math Education

Lurie College of Education Dean Heather Lattimer’s new formula for preparing math teachers is transforming the careers of educators and increasing equity in classrooms.

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.