English faculty serves as grand marshal for 108th Commencement

Chris Henson

As grand marshal, bearing the mace — the ornamented wood staff carried by the Commencement ceremony’s senior faculty member — carried added significance for Henson. Her husband served as the ceremony’s grand marshal and mace-bearer at least three times before his retirement. Zumwalt was back in attendance this year to watch Henson march in.

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CCA to explore the boundaries and perceptions of art and identity in new series

Haus der Kunst, 2012 Acrylic on linen mounted on wood 80 ̋ × 80 ̋, Yishai Jusidman

As part of the medley of events that will be held beginning in Fall 2019, CCA will be hosting the exhibition “Prussian Blue” by Jewish Mexican artist Yishai Jusidman. Organized by the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City, the exhibition has traveled internationally and is set to show in Buenos Aires in Winter of 2020.

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Come celebrate ‘Arts in Motion’ with us!

Arts in Motion

The community is invited to celebrate the College of Arts and Humanities’ top students with an afternoon of performances and recognition on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Fresno State Concert Hall. The event will be followed by a reception in the Phebe Conley Gallery.

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Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval named Provost

Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval

Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval is Fresno State’s new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective July 22, 2019. Under Jiménez-Sandoval’s leadership as dean, the College of Arts and Humanities moved to a new level of excellence by introducing innovative fields, enhancing the quality of programs, increasing the number of tenure-track professors, increasing student enrollment, increasing timely graduation rates, and leading highly successful fundraising initiatives.

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