In Memoriam: Dr. Toni Wein

Dr. Toni Wein, a Fresno State professor emerita of English smiles while sitting at her kitchen table.

Dr. Toni Wein, a Fresno State professor emerita of English, passed away on Dec. 17, 2022, after a bout with brain cancer. She was 70.

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In Memoriam: Professor Emerita Toni Wein, Ph.D.

Dr. Toni Wein is shown on the right wearing red and black. On the left is a yellow background with white text "In Memoriam" in dark green text "Toni Wein, Ph.D., Professor Emerita.

Toni Wein, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, English Department (2002-2018) was born on April 20, 1952, in Detroit, MI and, after a bout with brain cancer, passed away on December 17, 2022, in Portland, OR.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Ray McKnight

Ray McKnight - Credit: Michelle Garcia/She Breathes Photography

Dr. H. Ray McKnight, a Fresno State professor emeritus of English, passed away on Aug. 5 in Richmond, California. He was 88.

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Frances Levine, longtime Fresno State supporter, dies at 94

Philip Levine with his arm around Fran as they look at each other in a black and white photo.

Frances Levine, whose gift to Fresno State of her U.S. poet laureate husband’s extensive personal book collection sparked the creation of the Philip Levine Reading Room inside the University library, passed away in Fresno on June 13. She was 94.

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Remembering Professor Emerita June Marian Gill

Dr. June Gill in Bariloche, Argentina.

She began working at Fresno State in 1971 and taught French, Spanish and cross-cultural courses. Gill retired from Fresno State in 2004 and was granted emerita status for her years of excellence.

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Remembering the life Professor Emeritus Paul Fred Kinzel, Jr.

In memoriam - Professor Emeritus Paul Fred Kinzel

Professor Emeritus Paul Fred Kinzel, Jr., a resident of Fresno, passed away on August 7, 2021, at age 98. Paul was born on a farm located near Fowler and Nees, something his children could never quite fathom. Having lost the family farm in the Great Depression, Paul, his mother Florence (Moore) Kinzel, father Paul Fred […]

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