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Future Bulldogs explore Fresno State

On Preview Day 2017, future Bulldogs stepped foot on campus to explore where they will spend the next chapter of their lives. Approximately 3,500 incoming freshmen and transfer students visited Fresno State on Saturday to preview what to expect at ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

David Manuel Preciado Juárez, the consul of Mexico in Fresno, was on campus Friday to help celebrate the 206th anniversary of Mexican Independence Day and kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. “President Castro, thank you for letting us celebrate, all of ...

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Longtime supporter of Fresno State, Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, dies at 94

Robert E. “Bob” Duncan, a Fresno businessman and longtime supporter of Fresno State and its athletic department, died Wednesday at the age of 94. Duncan was a former president of locally-based Duncan Enterprises Company and was a fundraiser and donor ...

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Castro announces Zelezny as new provost

Dr. Lynnette Zelezny, currently Fresno State’s associate provost, will be the university’s new provost and vice president of academic affairs effective June 1, university President Joseph Castro announced Monday.

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Groups protest denial of funding for MEChA

Protesting students, faculty and alumni challenged Fresno State’s motto “Discovery. Diversity. Distinction.” at Associated Students, Inc.’s public meeting held Wednesday, expressing concerns over discrimination against underrepresented minorities after several student organizations were denied funding.

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Castro: Student fee increase talks get longer timeline

Consideration for a plan that would increase student fees at Fresno State by hundreds of dollars for “student success programs” and athletics — costs that could have taken effect as early as the fall 2014 semester — has been delayed. ...

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Letter from the president: Student fee increase discussion delayed

A letter from Fresno State President Joseph Castro to the editor: As you may have heard, there is discussion about a possible future IRA (Instructionally Related Activites) student fee increase dedicated to improving student success and a possible fee increase ...

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Castro: Push for information technologies, endowment of football program among possibilities being explored

Fresno State President Joseph Castro said it’s “premature” to have firm plans in place to tackle specific issues within the university. His first day on the job was Aug. 1. His first official introduction to campus staff and faculty was ...

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President Castro addresses staff, faculty for first time

New university leader emphasizes communication, Fresno State’s future in inaugural speech to campus community Fresno State President Joseph Castro, in his first address to staff and faculty as the university’s leader on Monday, said that he didn’t have a “wide-ranging, ...

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Video: Welty bids farewell to Fresno State

Outgoing Fresno State President John Welty served his final day of his 22-year tenure on Wednesday.

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Fresno State President-Designate Joseph Castro to form transition team

Fresno State President-Designate Joseph Castro announced Friday he will create a transition team to help move into his role as president and the first six months he is in office.

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UC San Francisco vice chancellor Joseph Castro returns to Valley roots as Fresno State’s next president

As Joseph Castro put it, hours after being named Fresno State’s next president by the California State University board of trustees: “I’m graduating from being a Bullpup to being a Bulldog at Fresno State.”

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CSU Trustees name UC San Francisco vice chancellor Joseph Castro as new Fresno State president

The California State University Board of Trustees has named Joseph Castro, vice chancellor of student academic affairs at UC San Francisco, as Fresno State’s next president. The announcement was made on Wednesday morning.

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The Legacy of John D. Welty

After 22 years, Fresno State president John D. Welty is retiring. His tenure has seen the creation of many programs and much infrastructure improvement.  He also initiated a spirit of community service among Fresno State’s student body.

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Welty’s final address focuses on future

On Monday, Fresno State President John D. Welty gave a speech at the 2013 Faculty Assembly. Presumably, this was his last official speech, as he is slated to vacate the position by the end of this, the Spring 2013 semester.

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