Why Four-Year Degrees Aren’t Coming to Fresno City College

A pilot program in California allows 15 community colleges to offer four-year degrees. Fresno City College is not on that list, and it won't be for the time being. That's because a plan outlined in Senate Bill 769 to double the program to 30 schools was wat...

Campus Leaders Speak on California Travel Ban

Goldsmith, Castro Offer Different Takes on AB 1887 A state law enacted this year would prevent public institutions like Fresno State from using taxpayer money to travel to eight states that are perceived to ha...

Castro Denies Racism in Israel-Palestine Prof Flap

The allegations are explosive: Fresno State engaged in racism to cancel a search for a professorship named after a well-known Palestinian advocate. And, Jewish groups, both within Fresno State and from the outside community, lobbied for such a cancellation. ...

Conflict Over Cancellation of Prof Search

The search and the cancellation of that search for an instructor position at Fresno State had led to the resignation of a prominent professor. Fresno State was looking to hire a professor for its Middle East...

Joseph Castro talks Chavez, Rate Hikes, Critics

Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro spent a few minutes with GV Wire at today's garlanding ceremony for Cesar Chavez. We discussed what Chavez meant in his life, news of Fresno State's economic impact to t...

Fresno State’s Castro honored by Cal alumni

Joseph Castro is known as a Bulldog through and through. After all, he is the president of Fresno State. But, he is also an alumni of UC Berkeley. Last night (Feb. 22), the Cal Latino/Chicano Alumni club of the Central Valley honored Castro with a public servi...