May 22, 2009
A New Provost Promotes Diversity and Women in the Sciences
Sue V. Rosser, who will become provost of San Francisco State University on August 15, has built a career around her passion for women's issues, in particular the participation of women in science.
When a headhunter contacted her about the job, she considered it an opportunity to try her hand at something new. The university's commitment to diversity, specifically, appealed to her.
Ms. Rosser, 62, has always been a pioneer. She became the first female dean at the Georgia