December 8, 2000
CSUS President Named Sacramentan of the Year
The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce has named
California State University, Sacramento President Donald R.
Gerth "Sacramentan of the Year."
The award will be made Jan. 26 at the Sacramento Metropolitan
Chamber of Commerce’s 106th Annual Dinner and Business
The chamber recognized Gerth for his leadership at
CSUS since 1984. Among many achievements during Gerth’s tenure,
the campus has added 1.5 million square feet in new facilities,
a joint doctorate in public history and a new School of the
Gerth was also instrumental in establishing the Northern
California World Trade Center in Sacramento and serves as
the chair of the board. He is a member of the United Nations
University Council governing board and is past president of
the International Association of University Presidents.
"Don Gerth has displayed a commitment to the progress
of the Sacramento Region through his stewardship at CSUS,"
said Rusty Hammer, chief executive officer and president of
the Sacramento Metro Chamber. "His involvement in countless
business, educational, professional and charitable endeavors
makes him a most worthy recipient of this honor."
The Chamber has also chosen AgraQuest founder Pamela
G. Marrone as Businesswoman of the Year and Sacramento River
Cats president Arthur L. Savage as Businessman of the Year.
The Annual Diner and Business Awards will be held 6-9:30
p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom, 1209 L St., Sacramento.
Reservations are available by contacting the Sacramento
Metro Chamber at 552-6808 ext.103
More information is available by contacting the
CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
For further information
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