State of the University 2014

State of the University Address Mark P. Becker, President Georgia State University October 15, 2014

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State of the University 2013

State of the University Address Mark P. Becker, President, Georgia State University October 2, 2013

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A Century of Enterprise

When I think about the 44 young men who gathered a century ago in a classroom in the newly named Evening School of Commerce, I wonder what they would make of Georgia State University today.

Those first pioneers came to learn from Atlanta businessmen — accountants, bankers and lawyers — as they worked toward advancing their careers and making key connections in the city. Continue Reading

2012 State of the University Address

I am going to focus on three areas that should be of broad interest. They are: Progress the University has made over the past year, including updates on selected parts of our strategic plan and on related facilities projects now underway; the current economic environment and what it means for Georgia State’s budget; and an overview of what you can expect as we roll into our Centennial year in 2013.

From the Desk of the President, Sep. 5, 2012

This year I will deliver the State of the University address on October 3, at 3 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. The entire Georgia State community is invited to this presentation that will include a report on our progress in implementing GSU’s strategic plan, and a brief overview of what you can expect during our Centennial Year in 2013.

From the Desk of the President, Aug. 20, 2012

This is one of my favorite times of year, as we kick off a new academic year and welcome new and returning students to campus. This semester holds special significance, as we gear up for the launch of our centennial celebration in 2013.