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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 24,000 and the university has garnered national attention for its rise in prestigious college rankings. With majors in 74 bachelor’s, 49 post-baccalaureate and three doctoral subject areas, Fresno State has come a long way from its modest beginning. To date, more than 240,000 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 through an team made up of student, faculty and staff representatives.

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Freedom of Speech and Expression

Fresno State is committed to ensuring that all persons may exercise their constitutionally protected rights of free expression, speech, assembly and worship, even in instances in which the positions expressed may be viewed by some as controversial or unpopular.

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Completion of Triennial Performance Review

The California State University Board of Trustees evaluates the performance and effectiveness of CSU presidents and the state of campus affairs on a three-year cycle, in addition to the annual reviews that the chancellor conducts with each president. The regularly scheduled three-year performance evaluation for President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval has been completed. Learn more about the review process and feedback recieved. 
Read Chancellor Mildred García's letter to the Fresno State community