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Aztec Timeline: A Chronology of All Things San Diego State > 2010




SDSU emeritus professor of art Gail Roberts receives the San Diego Art Prize from the San Diego Visual Arts Network.

The California State University System, the nation’s largest university system, reduces enrollment by 40,000 students over two years and increases tuition by 30%.

SDSU wins its first college football bowl game in 41 years, defeating Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl 35-14.

Doug Harvey (class of 1955) is inducted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame as an umpire, joining Tony Gwynn as the only Aztecs to achieve this honor. (July 25, 2010)


The SDSU men’s basketball team opens the season with 20 consecutive victories.


Marshall Faulk (attended 1991-1993) is the first Aztec player to be inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame.

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce honors President Weber with its 2010 Regional Unity Award for facilitating SDSU’s successful engagement with the San Diego community, business leaders, and local schools.

SDSU names Dr. Elliot Hirshman as its eighth president.


SDSU senior Whitney Ashley sets school and conference records on her way to winning the national discus competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.