Academic Affairs Council

The Academic Affairs Council includes our college deans and the following administrators:

Brian Beatty

Brian Beatty

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

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.

Nancy C. Gerber

Academic Senate Chair - Academic Senate

Dr. Gerber oversees the San Francisco State Academic Senate  who develops policies & procedures regarding faculty & administrative appointments, curriculum, business & fiscal matters, campus development, academic standards, University goals, and much more.  She is a tenured professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry in the College of Science and Engineering. 


Mi - Sook Kim

Interim Dean - Graduate Studies

Mi - Sook

Dr. Kim 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.

Alan Jung

Alan JungInterim AVP - Academic Resources

Dr. Jung 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

Debbie MastersUniversity 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.

Michael Scott

Michael ScottAVP - Research and Sponsored Programs

Dr. Scott 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. He also represents the University to research and educational agencies, business and industry, and the research community.

Sutee Sujitparapitaya

Associate Provost - Institutional Analytics

The Associate Provost for Institutional Analytics proactively supports the University's mission by providing timely official data and analysis for planning, institutional effectiveness, and decision-making. Sutee provides strategic leadership in the area of data analytics, analyses, data integrity and predictive analytics in order to build a culture of actionable, data driven conversations and decisions at the institution.

Lori Beth Way

Lori Beth WayInterim Dean - Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning

As Interim Dean, Lori Beth Way oversees the Division of Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning, which includes the Undergraduate Advising Center, university-wide tutoring services (Learning Assistance Center [LAC] and the Campus Academic Resource 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.