SDSU cuts graduation gap in half over decade
San Diego State University is being lauded for lowering the achievement gap separating white and underrepresented minority students. SDSU closed the gap between minority and white students and increased six-year graduation rates for all students. Ref. Source 4q
State investigation concludes SDSU lecturer made numerous racist comments to student. A San Diego State University lecturer who has complained that the school’s use of the Aztec mascot is racist made disparaging remarks about whites, blacks and Native Americans to a student, triggering an investigation that concludes that the teacher believes all white people are bad. Source 7j.
We don't need that kind of thing being taught or received in our educational institution. He should be banned from teaching.
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SDSU's next president is a prominent female executive from UC Davis. Adela de la Torre, a prominent expert on Latino and Chicano health issues and economics at UC Davis, has been named president of San Diego State University, a school facing tough challenges on enrollment, academic quality, mission, and possible expansion. Source 2x.
SDSU changes course title that implied that Trump should be impeached. San Diego State University on Wednesday changed the name of one of its courses after the school was criticized by the public for implying that President Trump should be impeached or removed from office. Source 5m.
SDSU to keep Aztec name following racially and politically charged debate. San Diego State University will keep the word Aztec as its nickname but create a more culturally sensitive version of its mascot in a decision that reflects nearly 20 years of racially charged debate about how the school treats indigenous people. Source 2p.
Sensitivity is best specially since they normally portray a whole nation they do not care about for their own amusement.
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SDSU enrollment could grow by 13,000 — but it won't happen fast. The new president of San Diego State University said Wednesday it’s possible that enrollment could be increased by up to 13,000 students if the school is able to build a satellite campus in Mission Valley and if it gets enough public and private funding. Source 6u.