Fresno State will award honorary doctorates to acclaimed artist Judy Chicago and longtime local educator Antonio “Tony” Petrosino as part of Fresno State’s 111th commencement season.
Honorary doctorates are awarded on behalf of the California State University system and Fresno State in recognition of excellence and extraordinary achievement in significant areas of human endeavor that embody the objectives and ideals of the CSU system.
Both will be recognized during the College of Arts and Humanities commencement ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Save Mart Center.
Chicago will receive an honorary doctor of fine arts. Petrosino will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters.
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