San José State University
|San José State University|
|"San Jose State"|
|Motto||Powering Silicon Valley|
|Established||c. 1857; 157 years ago|
|Endowment||$99.9 million (2013)|
|Provost||Andy Feinstein (Provost and V.P. of Academic Affairs)|
|Academic staff||1,978 (Fall 2012)|
|Admin. staff||1,102 (Fall 2012)|
|Students||31,278 (Fall 2013)|
|Undergraduates||25,862 (Fall 2013)|
|Postgraduates||5,416 (Fall 2013)|
|Location||San Jose, California, U.S.|
|Campus||Urban, 154 acres (62 ha) on main campus and 62 acres (25 ha) on south campus|
|Former names||Minn's Evening Normal School (1857–1862)
California State Normal School (1862–87)
State Normal School (1887–1921)
State Teachers College at San Jose (1921–35)
California State Colleges (1935)
San Jose State College (1935–72)
California State University, San Jose (1972–74)
|Colors||Gold, Blue and White|
|Athletics||18 Varsity Sports
NCAA Division I
Mountain West Conference
|Mascot||Sammy the Spartan|
|Affiliations||California State University system
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
San José State University is a public university in San Jose, California. The university, part of the California State University system, has about 31,280 students. It was founded in 1857. The current president of the university is Don W. Kassing. The university was originally called the Minns' Evening Normal School before the California legislature voted to change the school's name to San Jose State University in 1974.
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References[change | change source]
- "Meet the Interim Provost". San Jose State University. http://www.sjsu.edu/provost/about/. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- "Profile of CSU Employees". The California State University. http://www.calstate.edu/hr/employee-profile/documents/Fall2012CSUProfiles.pdf. Retrieved January 2013.
- "SJSU WASC Accreditation". San Jose State University Accreditation. http://www.sjsu.edu/wasc/. Retrieved 2014.
- "Western Association of Schools and Colleges". Western Association of Schools and Colleges. http://www.wascsenior.org/. Retrieved 2014.
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