Sonoma State University Names New Police Chief
July 3, 2018

Sonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki has announced that, after a nationwide search, David Dougherty has been appointed as the new Chief of Police for the university.

Dr. Hollis Robbins
SSU Appoints New Dean of Arts and Humanities
June 4, 2018

Sonoma State University has appointed Dr. Hollis Robbins as the new Dean of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Robbins has served as Chair of the Humanities Department in the Peabody Conservatory and Director for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Robbins has a B.A.

bernard goldstein dressed as darwin
Former SSU provost and pioneering ‘sexuality’ professor Goldstein dies
May 4, 2018

Former Sonoma State University Provost Bernard “Bernie” Goldstein, a pioneering professor at San Francisco State University in the field of human sexuality, passed away on April 27. He was 82.

Paul Gullixson
Journalist Paul Gullixson will lead Strategic Communications at Sonoma State University
March 9, 2018

Paul Gullixson, a veteran Sonoma County journalist, has been named Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications at Sonoma State University, effective April 9.

Chief Dougherty
Coffee with the Chief
March 8, 2018

Interim Chief of Police David Dougherty will host “Coffee with the Chief” on Thursday, March 15 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Charlie Brown’s Café. This is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to visit, ask questions, drink coffee and mingle with Chief Dougherty and his team.

Campus Potluck- On a Stick!
February 20, 2018

Gail D. Barksdale
Gail D. Barksdale Named Senior Director of Athletics
January 26, 2018

Gail D. Barksdale, a seasoned leader with national athletics and administrative experience, has been appointed Senior Director of Athletics at Sonoma State University, effective Feb. 1.

Lynn Cominsky received the 2017 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal from IAF President, Jean-Yves Le Gall at the IAC Closing Ceremony in Adelaide, Australia.
Professor Lynn Cominsky Wins International Astronautics Medal
January 9, 2018

Dr. Lynn Cominsky, chair of Department of Physics & Astronomy at Sonoma State University, was awarded the 2017 Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal by the International Astronautical Federation.

Shannon Percell, Interim Athletic Director
Shannon Percell Named Interim Athletic Director
November 20, 2017

Sonoma State University has announced that Shannon Percell will step in as the Interim Director of Athletics for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics while the national search for a new Athletic Director continues.  Bill Fusco, who announced his retirement this summer after 20 years as the

George Marsh
Inner Drumming
October 31, 2017

There are times when the music takes over a player, creating a seamless integration of human and instrument that makes the performance seem as natural as speaking. The magic of those moments is tough enough to describe — try learning it!