The collection documents San Diego State University development and community planning, Business and Financial Affairs, Associated
Students, Aztec Shops, SDSU Foundation, Public Safety, Facilities, the Equal Opportunity Protection Program, and university
athletics. It consists of correspondence, reports, memos, statements of policy, statements of goals, forms, and court petitions.
William Erickson was born in Sacramento, California February 3, 1932. After serving in the Navy as a Supply Officer, he became
the Business Services Officer at Sacramento State College in 1956. He worked in the Office of the Chancellor for two years
as an Administrative Services Officer before becoming General Manager of the SDSU Foundation in 1963. There he served seven
years before moving on as Director of Business Affairs at San Diego State University. In 1975 he became Vice President of
Business and Financial Affairs until he retired in 1994.
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