Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Whitmore from Texas New SJSU President

Jon S. Whitmore has been chosen by the CSU Board of Trustees to head San José State University and will start on August 1.

Whitmore is currently president of Texas Tech University, where he implemented the Graduate on Time Contract with entering freshmen and set an ambitious agenda for increasing minority faculty at the university. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Speech from Washington State University, and a Ph.D. in Dramatic Arts from UC Santa Barbara.

12:18 Update: The CSU has now posted the press release on Whitemore's appointment, linked below.


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