President Mahoney Addresses Questions on Layoffs

Monday, September 14, 2020
GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- We have two generous, we have many generous alumni, but we have two that made substantial gifts to the University — both donated $25 million. One, already … we’ve hired four new faculty in Creative Writing and in Cinema, and we have invested in dozens and dozens of students being able to conduct undergraduate research rather than have to have paid jobs. We paid them to participate in undergraduate research. So advancement, we have had to turn to our corporations, to foundations and to our generous alumni, and so that is involved in growing our advancement staff. So you’ll see over the last decade that that’s another area where there’s been growth.