The following comes from an Oct. 21 story in the Foghorn, the student paper at USF.

Students at USF this year have the rare opportunity to participate in the search for the University’s next president.

University President, the Reverend Stephen A. Privett, S.J., announced plans to retire from his position at the end of his third and final term in a campus-wide email, last month. Privett will continue to serve as university president until a successor has been named and the presidential transition completed.

The search effort for USF’s 27th president is being led by two teams within the Board of Trustees: the Presidential Search Committee, which consists of only Trustees, and the Search Advisory Committee, which consists of Trustees and representatives from various constituencies on campus, like students and faculty.

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The following comes from a Nov. 8 press release from USF.

University of San Francisco President Stephen A. Privett, S.J. has been named Most Admired CEO of the year by the San Francisco Business Times, joining prior years’ distinguished winners such as the San Francisco Giants’ Peter Magowan and PG&E’s Peter Darbee.

Fr. Privett was selected in the “large nonprofit” category for his commitment to innovation and dedication to the local community. As president, he established new campuses in downtown San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento to connect students and faculty to leading California thinkers and companies; created the California Prize for Service and the Common Good to honor California leaders who give back to the less fortunate; and overseen 38 percent growth in total student enrollment, while recruiting students with the highest grade point averages and test scores in the university’s history.

Gala celebration

Fr. Privett, and CEOs in 10 other categories, will be honored at a gala event on Nov. 12 and be profiled in the Nov. 15 special “Most Admired CEO” issue of the San Francisco Business Times.

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The following comes from a Nov. 13 story in the Foghorn, the student paper at USF.

International Transgender Day of Remembrance is held on Nov 20 to commemorate those who have been killed due to anti-transgender prejudice. To honor this day, interns of The Gender & Sexuality Center organize a Transgender Awareness Week, which takes place November 11-17.

Transgender Awareness Week is a chance for individuals and organizations around the world to help raise awareness of transgender and gender non-conforming people and the issues that they face.

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