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by helping others access study abroad,” said the 35-year-old. Another peer mentor, senior Jordan Brown, 26, a broadcasting and
electronic media major who grew up in Sacramento, used his Gilman to study at the University of Tübingen and the Hochschule
der Medien in Stuttgart, Germany, and headed to Ghana after
graduation to complete a documentary. Brown successfully navigated art and media classes taught in German after one course
in San Francisco and six weeks of language classes in Germany.
“That was intense, but good,” said Brown, who is weighing a possible return to Germany for graduate school.

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SF State has moved forward with its internationalization efforts
during a period of prolonged austerity and budget crises for California’s public institutions. When Yenbo Wu arrived in 2000
to take charge of the Office of International Programs, it had a
10-person staff. By 2007, when President Robert Corrigan, a stalwart supporter of internationalization, elevated Wu to the new
position of associate vice president for international education,
the staff had grown to 20. A hiring freeze subsequently cost the
office two of those positions. A new international student adviser
hired in spring 2012 was the first addition to the staff in two
years. Corrigan, who retired in July 2012 at age 77 after 24 years,
said he felt an obligation to ensure that the international students
who enroll in such large numbers have a good experience during their years on the urban campus, including academic advice,
mentoring, and opportunities to interact with faculty outside the
classroom. Corrigan’s successor is Leslie Wong, former president
of Northern Michigan University.
Cuts in state aid have led to greater class sizes at SF State,
especially in departments depleted by the loss of 100 faculty jobs
to attrition. A university planning advisory council that Corrigan
appointed to address the budget challenges expressed strong support for “the university’s commitment to internationalization and
the benefits that international programs bring to our students.”
It also applauded efforts by the Office of International Programs
(OIP) “to maximize flexibility and efficiency” and took note of
“the financial advantages associated with strategically recruiting
international students.” International students bring their global
perspective and the numbers needed to develop new programs.
In the economics department, which had lost five of 14 faculty
members, Sudip Chattopadhyay, the chair, spearheaded the
creation of a dual-degree master’s program with Xiamen University that brings to campus a cohort of 30 Chinese students,
fully funded by their government, and sends SF State faculty to
teach at Xiamen in the summer. “We have to be very innovative
as to how we offer the same curriculum with reduced resources,”
Chattopadhyay said.

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From the Editors
Front Lines
In Brief
Voices: Kofi Annan
Peace Pathways
Shared Solutions
San Francisco State Shines in Long-Term Study Abroad
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
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