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Nov 2, 2023

Cynthia Teniente-Matson, president of San José State University, joins the podcast to talk about her first year at the California campus in the heart of Silicon Valley, particularly how to create equitable spaces at public institutions. But first, ACE President Ted Mitchell talks about campus protests over the war in Israel and Gaza and how presidents are responding.

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Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

Fear and Anger Spread on Campuses as Protesters’ Rhetoric and Actions Escalate
Inside Higher Ed | Oct. 27, 2023

Biden Administration Announces Measures to Combat Antisemitism on U.S. Campuses
CBS News | Oct. 30, 2023

Carnegie Classifications to Make Major Changes in How Colleges and Universities Are Grouped and Recognized, Set Clear Threshold for Highest Level of Research
ACE | Nov. 1, 2023

Cynthia Teniente-Matson Appointed President of San José State University
The California State University| Nov. 16, 2022

Deep Dive in Five With SJSU Cares
San José State University | Nov. 8, 2022

Silicon Valley’s Vast Wealth Disparity Deepens as Poverty Increased
Cal Matters | Feb. 27, 2023

Report: Silicon Valley Latinos face ongoing struggles
San José Spotlight | June 13, 2023

ACE Comments on How Campuses Are Using AI And the Role of Government Oversight
American Council on Education | Sept. 22, 2023