News & Announcements

Standing Together against Racism: A Call to Action
Friday, June 5, 2020

We write to you as members of the Provost’s Leadership Council to condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the anti-Black, racist violence that resulted in George Floyd’s murder on May 25, 2020.

New Dean of Science and Technology
Thursday, June 4, 2020

​Dear Campus Community, I am excited to announce that Dr. Elisabeth Wade has accepted the position of Dean of Science and Technology at Sonoma State University

Academic Year End Message from the Provost
Thursday, May 21, 2020

As this most unusual of unusual academic years is coming to an official close, I am writing to express my heartfelt gratitude to you.

2019-20 Faculty Award Winners
Thursday, May 21, 2020

I am thrilled to announce the 2019-20 faculty award winners. Dr. Mary Ellen Wilkosz is the recipient of the 2019-20 Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Matthew Clark is the recipient of the 2019-20 Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award.

Thank You to Academic Affairs
Friday, April 3, 2020

Dear Faculty and Academic Affairs Staff, It is hard to believe another week has gone by. My message this week is very simple: thank you.

March 27, 2020 - Message from the Provost
Friday, March 27, 2020

Thank you for the incredible work you have done to help SSU get through its first ever week of all-remote instruction.

March 23, 2020 - Message for Faculty and Academic Affairs Staff
Monday, March 23, 2020

As we begin offering remote instruction tomorrow, I want to thank you for the flexibility you are showing in these unprecedented times.

March 23, 2020 - Message to SSU Students: Transitioning to Remote Instruction
Monday, March 23, 2020

We hope you are staying safe and well! We are living in very uncertain times. Thank you for continuing to pursue your educational goals at Sonoma State University.

March 22, 2020 - Important Post-Spring Break Message for Faculty, Students, and Staff
Sunday, March 22, 2020

As spring break ends, we want to acknowledge that we have never experienced a public health crisis of this magnitude in modern times. First and foremost, it is important to remember that all of us are in this together. 

March 20, 2020 - New Dean of Social Sciences
Friday, March 20, 2020

I am pleased to have something to announce that does not relate to COVID-19: Dr. Troi Carleton has accepted our offer to be the next Dean of Social Sciences at Sonoma State University>