Provost's Council

Brian Beatty

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AVP - Academic Affairs Operations

Dr. Beatty collaborates on the conversion to the student module of PeopleSoft, as well as priorities for the efficient and effective use of funds, facilities and technologies to support the mission of Academic Affairs.

Sacha Bunge

Dean - Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Dr. Bunge oversees faculty recruitment and hiring; retention, tenure, promotions and other faculty personnel processes; and university wide professional development awards and training including the operations of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development. She provides consultation on matters regarding faculty (e.g., diversity, compensation, workplace conflict, career development) in coordination with the colleges, Faculty Senate, Human Resources, faculty union, and University Counsel. She represents the campus within the CSU on matters relating to faculty affairs.

Jose Galvan

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AVP/Dean - College of Extended Learning and International Affairs

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Dr. Galvan oversees the College of Extended Learning, the self-support division of the University that offers academic credit and professional development certificate programs to career professionals seeking training and advancement. Extended Learning is a robust educational partner in the San Francisco community attracting over 7,000 students per year to daytime, evening and weekend classes during fall, spring and summer semesters and winter session. Dr. Galvan oversees all programmatic development as well as campus relations for Extended Learning. Dr. Galvan also oversees the Office of International Programs, which administers Study Abroad programs, myriad international partnerships, and the University's internationalization of the curricula.

Ann Hallum

Dean - Graduate Studies

Dr. Hallum manages the graduate experience from admissions to graduation. The Division oversees graduate academic standards, policies and procedures and curricular aspects related to credential, master's degrees, and four doctoral programs. The Division operates the GradStop and the Graduate Advising offices to provide single source support for graduate students, including management of specific graduate scholarships and fellowships. In addition, the office manages graduate student and graduate faculty publications, orientations, workshops and University-wide student research-focused events.

John Kim

AVP - Academic Resources

Dr. Kim oversees the management of the Academic Affairs budget, the production of the class schedule and the scheduling of Academic Affairs classrooms and the assignment and management of academic space, to support the mission of Academic Affairs in compliance with CSU regulations and University policies.

Debbie Masters

University Librarian - J. Paul Leonard Library

Debbie Masters represents the Library on the Provost's Council, the California State University Council of Library Directors, and elsewhere both within and outside the University. She is directly responsible for all aspects of the Library in matters of personnel, programs, facilities, budgets, and equipment and works closely with the campus to coordinate and improve information resources at the University.


Dean - Undergraduate Studies

As Dean, Jennifer Summit oversees the Division of Undergraduate Studies, which includes the Undergraduate Advising Center, university-wide tutoring services (Learning Assistance Center [LAC] and the Community Access and Retention Program [CARP]), the Articulation Office, the Early Assessment Program (EAP), and the Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Discipline Program (WAC/WID). The Dean has oversight of all-university undergraduate graduation requirements, including General Education, as well as university functions relating to Curriculum Development, Assessment, Accreditation, and the University Bulletin.

Jaylan Turkkan

AVP - Research and Sponsored Programs

Dr. Turkkan works closely with all Departments within the University that are associated with the management of grants and contracts, works with faculty and administrators throughout the University on strategic planning for research, and is responsible for advancing research and scholarship initiatives on campus and in the community as well as attracting support at the State and national levels. Dr. Turkkan also represents the University to research and educational agencies, business and industry, and the research community.

Yenbo Wu

AVP - International Education

Dr. Wu is responsible for all aspects of international education programs and is the primary advocate for the University's internationalization both within and outside the institution. Dr. Wu plays a leadership role in representing the University to local, national, and international external communities. He is also responsible for setting priorities, policies and budgets for the Division of International Education and supports faculty and staff international initiatives toward achieving the University's mission and goals of internationalization.