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Sacramento State Leader

The Sacramento State Leader, produced by the Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy, is a biweekly publication highlighting news and events at Sacramento State. It is distributed every other Tuesday. To subscribe to The Sacramento State Leader, email To contact Public Affairs: (916) 278-6156.
In addition to The Sacramento State Leader, Sacramento State faculty and staff receive the weekly Briefing, distributed by email.  

Our new president sets an ambitious, student-centered agenda

Dr. Robert S. Nelsen has taken the reins as Sacramento State's eighth permanent president, and he is on a mission to promote student success, including improving graduation and retention rates, and reducing students' time to degree. As he and his wife, Jody, introduced themselves to the campus community and regional leaders, he promised to raise funds for a new science building and an events center. "This is a great university," he says. "It's about making Sacramento State even better than it is."

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2015 Leader Archive

Sacramento State Briefing

The Briefing is a weekly campus newsletter for faculty and staff, distributed by email. Items may be submitted to the Briefing by using the news submission form, by sending an email to or by calling 278-6156. The deadline for the Briefing is 10 a.m. the Wednesday before publication. Items in the Briefing are published on a space-available basis and are edited.

2015 Briefing Archive

Keep Up With Sac State – And Tell Us Your Stories

The Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy shares news and information about the University. You can subscribe to our news releases and to the Sacramento State Leader, our biweekly e-newsletter. And we invite you to be our partners in telling the Sac State story. Public Affairs depends on students, faculty, and staff to alert us about campus events, projects, studies, and accomplishments.