Principles and Reflections

May 31, 2019 – A Year to Remember
It’s hard to believe that this is only our third year together, and what a whirlwind and wonderful academic year this has been! 

January 15, 2019 – Broadway Legend, Carol Channing
​The Stanislaus State community is saddened by the news of the passing of Broadway legend and former Stanislaus County resident Carol Channing.

December 19, 2018 – Holiday Message 2018
​ December always is such a magical time on college campuses, with the concurrent holiday season and end of semester bringing us simultaneous feelings of joy and accomplishment.

May 23, 2018 – End of Year Email to Campus
If one word could characterize this past year, it would be reinvigoration—meaning a sense of excitement, revitalization, renewal. When I meet and speak with many on campus and in the community, I come....

August 16, 2017 – After Charlottesville, guiding principles and action steps
Like many across our nation, I am profoundly troubled and grief-stricken by the recent tragic incidents in Charlottesville, Virginia. We at Stan State stand in unity with the University of Virginia President …

May 17, 2017 – End of year message
I am eternally grateful for the warm welcome I received from the campus and the region, and I am overwhelmed at how quickly I became a part of the Warrior family …

February 23, 2017 – University Strategic Planning
I am pleased that the current strategic planning process is underway and progressing well.  There has been, and continues to be, widespread consultation by the University Strategic Planning Council …

October 28, 2016 – My First 100 Days
Since my journey as the president at Stanislaus State began on July 1, I have been involved in numerous substantive meetings with key campus groups dedicated to supporting our vibrant, student-centered …