Naming of the Library
Frequently Asked Questions
- Discover and objectively document the historical record of Henry Madden’s statements and actions as they relate to his past leadership roles and affiliations with Fresno State.
- Develop opportunities for open and informed discussion with the internal and external campus community regarding the issue under consideration as it relates to our institutional mission and values. Opportunities to receive diverse perspectives may include: open forums, encouraging individuals to submit their perspectives in writing, and listening sessions with individuals or groups.
- Building on the results of an educational and information-gathering process, articulate the potential impacts of retaining, replacing or contextualizing the name and representation of Henry Madden at Fresno State with supporting evidence and arguments.
Library employees can contact their communications specialist to order new business cards and to update any printed materials.
Employees who work in other departments outside of the library should contact their direct supervisor and/or the Fresno State printing services for guidance. The need to replace existing materials will be reviewed on a case by case basis, depending on individual departmental needs.