July 3, 2009
Dear College of Education Colleagues,
It is with deep sadness that we must share with you that Dr. Lila Jacobs passed away last weekend. Dr. Jacobs was a valued and well respected member of the college and university, and she will be missed. She served in the College of Education as a faculty member in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program, the Independent Doctoral program, and as chair of the department. She was also a member and current president of the Sac State-CFA chapter.
There will be a celebration of the life of Lila Jacobs this Thursday July 9th from 6-7 pm in the Redwood Room of the University Union, Sacramento State. Please join us to remember this dedicated educator, activist, friend, and mother.
Urban Leadership Scholarship Fund Donations
If you would like to make a contribution to the Lila Jacobs Urban Leadership Scholarship Fund, donations can be dropped off in person at the Development Office in Sacramento Hall 118, or they can be mailed to the following address:
6000 J Street, Sacramento Hall 118
Sacramento, CA 95819-6030
Checks should include the following:
Payable to: The University Foundation at Sacramento State (abbreviations are OK)
Memo line: Dr. Lila Jacobs fund
Please keep her family members, EDLP and BMED colleagues, students, and friends throughout the College and University in your thoughts and prayers.
Dr. Francisco Reveles
Education Leadership and Policy Studies Chairperson
Dr. Vanessa Sheared
Dean, College of Education