Our Priorities


Empower Students

Nearly 30,000 students rely on SF State as a gateway to a better future, yet many face barriers to graduation. Through Bold. Thinking. we will help more students overcome financial hurdles and provide the support they need to earn their degrees and embark on productive careers.

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Champion Faculty

Dedicated students deserve inspiring teachers. Through Bold. Thinking. we will establish additional endowed chairs and professorships, providing the resources needed to help recruit and retain distinguished and dynamic faculty.

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Energize Programs

As society and industry evolve, our academic programs must keep pace to ensure that SF State graduates enter the job market effectively prepared. Bold. Thinking. will create new opportunities to connect our students with the public and private sectors to elevate their potential as future employees and community leaders.

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Reimagine Facilities

For decades, facilities at SF State have lagged behind advances in education and a growing campus population, which has nearly doubled in size since the 1980s. Bold. Thinking. will transform our campus and create industry-relevant, high-tech centers of learning and student life emblematic of a leading-edge university.



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