December 2003• Vol 7 • No 4
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Accreditation team commends Fresno State

California State University, Fresno has been commended by the visiting WASC Review Panel for demonstrating its institutional capacity to be educationally effective. The panel will recommend to the WASC Commission that the university has sufficient capacity and is well prepared to move forward with its Educational Effectiveness review next fall. more

Budget increase sought

The California State University Board of Trustees on Nov. 19 approved a 2004-05 budget request that proposes an increase of $546.6 million over the current year’s $2.5 billion General Fund state appropriation. more

Jeri and RigobertaNobel Laureate speaks

Interim Provost Dr. Jeri Echeverria, left, listens to Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú of Guatemala during a press conference before her speech at the University Lecture Series. The Department of Chicano and Latin Studies co-sponsored the visit by Menchú, who gained worldwide attention defending human rights. For coverage of her visit see the Collegian.

About the Journal

The Journal is generally published online on the first day of each month – or the weekday closest to the first – from September through May.The deadline for submissions to Journal is 10 days prior to the first of each month. The May issue of the University Journal is the last issue of the 2004-05 year. The next edition of Journal will be published online in September 2005. Please e-mail submissions to You may include digital photos, video clips or audio clips that are publishable online. Phone messages, faxes or printed hard copies will not be accepted.

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John D. Welty

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University Advancement

Peter N. Smits


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University Communications

Mark Aydelotte

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Shirley Melikian Armbruster

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