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Farewell tribute celebrates CSUN President Koester’s 12 year tenure

Farewell tribute celebrates CSUN President Koester’s 12 year tenure

Ron Rokhy

December 8, 2011

A farewell tribute was held for outgoing CSUN President Jolene Koester on Nov. 9 at the Valley Performance Arts Center. Koester, who is retiring in December after 12 years of service, was appointed July 4, 2000, and is seen as the catalyst for academic and on-campus changes by her colleagues. “As someone who started here as a student and went on to be a facu...

New president will inherit blueprint to guide CSUN

Ron Rokhy

December 8, 2011

Before taking her official leave, CSUN President Jolene Koester implemented a 10-year plan proposed by the University Planning and Budget Group to help save the university from its fiscal challenges. The CSU system has been hit with numerous state budget cuts during the past several years. In 2011,...

Q & A with Jolene Koester

Q & A with Jolene Koester

Ashley Soley-Cerro

December 8, 2011

Daily sundial: What is your proudest moment at CSUN? Jolene Koester: There are lots of them though. I feel really proud when I walk across campus, particularly at a class change – I love that. Just do that sometime and look around you. First of all, we are as multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic ...

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