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Office of the President

Over 100 years of excellence

Fresno State has roots dating back to 1911, when the doors of the Fresno State Normal School opened to 150 hopeful students. Today, the student population is about 25,000 and the University has garnered national attention for its rise in prestigious college rankings. With majors in 71 bachelor’s, 48 master’s and three doctoral subject areas, Fresno State has come a long way from its modest beginning. To date, more than 235,000 alumni have migrated to every state in the nation and across the globe.

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President’s Connection Booth

Share your questions, ideas and concerns with President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval at the newly constructed booth located on the main path that leads to the Fresno State Library. With plans to visit the booth about twice each month, the president will also invite deans and other administrators to answer questions and build a stronger connection with the campus community through direct lines of communication.Learn more about the booth
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Title IX Implementation

On July 17, 2023, Cozen O’Connor issued a written report following the completion of their systemwide assessment of the CSU's Title IX and Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (DHR) programs. Learn more about the report and Fresno State’s next steps to support the implementation of its recommendations.

Learn more about the ongoing work
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Alegría Mental Health Task Force

The Alegría Mental Health Task Force supports students, faculty and staff by promoting the mental health and wellness of our campus community through events and resources.

Learn more about the task force