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Athletics on right track, but fans must step up

Fresno State athletics is at a turning point. History will praise or curse the current crop of leaders. Even though the football team is 1-2, fans seem happy with new head coach Jeff Tedford and his vision for the program. ...

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Making Fresno State feel like home

Inclusion, respect and equity – the President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity is hosting monthly forums to promote those three qualities on Fresno State’s campus. The commission has been on campus since 1991. Former University President John Welty established ...

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Oliaro reflects on career and future

Dr. Paul Oliaro, vice president of student affairs, announced his retirement in September after a 42-year career in the student affairs profession at four colleges, including the last 11 years at Fresno State. In an extensive interview with The Collegian, ...

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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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President Welty’s final faculty address

Fresno State president John Welty gives his final faculty address in lieu of his retirement, and also makes announcement of the search committee for his successor.

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Welty: ‘The facts behind Proposition 30’

On the ballot this year, voters will decide whether to pass Proposition 30, the initiative that would raise the state sales tax and raise income taxes for the wealthy. If the proposition were rejected, Fresno State would face a series ...

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President Welty announces retirement

The Satellite Student Union was alive with murmurs as President John D. Welty announced at the faculty and staff fall assembly that this would be his last year with Fresno State as he plans to retire in the summer of 2013.

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Year in review: The Collegian sits down with President Welty

The Collegian’s Samuel Cosby sat down with President John Welty to find out his thoughts on how the year went, and what the future of Fresno State looks like.

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President Welty speaks on new state budget

A news release from University Communications provided a video of Fresno State president John Welty and his comments regarding the new state budget and its impact on the CSU system and the university.   See the video here

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Welty announces campus-wide budget reduction

The following is a press release from University Communications regarding President John Welty’s recent announcement of yet another budget cut at Fresno State: President John D. Welty announced Wednesday, June 1, that a $20 million reduction in state funding to ...

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Fresno State celebrates 100th commencement

9,347 guests took part in Fresno State’s Centennial Commencement on Saturday morning.

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Commencement ceremony ticket minimum upsets students

Graduation is getting closer, but for some students getting enough tickets to their commencement ceremonies for family can be troublesome

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Fresno State launches new website

Fresno State launched a new website that showcases student photography.

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Gov. cuts edu. budget, Fresno State hurts

A budget reduction proposed by Governor Jerry Brown forecasts even tougher times for Fresno State students and faculty.

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DREAM Act discussion draws crowd

Watch as campus and community members debate on the passage of the DREAM Act before the ASI council.

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