Academic Offices

Offices Reporting to the Provost

Vice Provost (Office of the)
Assists the Provost in managing areas such as: budget planning, implementation, and control; instructional facilities utilization; development and delivery of information technology services. 

Academic Resources
Provides policies, procedures, and assistance regarding budgetary matters.  This includes, but is not limited to, Academic Affairs Level B Budget, Faculty Recruitment and Moving Expenses, Instructionally Related Activities (IRA), and Provost's Funding Commitments. 

Center for Faculty Excellence
Provides faculty professional development, technology training, support and development of academic uses of technology.

Community and Economic Development (OCED)
Connects the university to the San Joaquin Valley community and the community to the resources of Fresno State. OCED is the home of California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley, a public-private partnership focused on achieving a prosperous economy, quality environment, and social equity throughout California's great San Joaquin Valley.

Continuing and Global Education
Provides educational opportunities designed for career advancement, professional growth, and life enrichment. University admission is not required to enroll.

Faculty Affairs
Current vacancy announcements. Serves and advises faculty and administration on matters relating to academic personnel. This includes, but is not limited to, appointment, reappointment, tenure, promotion, leaves, and grievances.

Jan and Bud Richter Center for
Community Engagement and Service-Learning

Promotes the value of community service to students, faculty and staff. CESL represents the University in activities that establish service-oriented partnerships with other educational institutions and the community we serve.

Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Provides quantitative information regarding student admission and retention; employee data; and other Fresno State statistical information, as well as support for research, assessment and planning.

Research and Graduate Studies
Assistance relating to postgraduate studies, certificates and masters programs.

Research & Sponsored Programs
Serves faculty and staff wishing to apply for and secure external funds in support of creative ideas and professional interests.

Study Abroad and International Exchanges
Promotes opportunities abroad for students, faculty, staff and administrators.

Undergraduate Studies
Assists faculty on academic planning and policy issues including curriculum development and changes to the general education program; oversees production of the University Catalog and Class Schedule.

University Lecture Series (Currently Suspended)

University Initiatives
Works with faculty and staff to champion and sustain visionary initiatives which benefit the campus and the greater San Joaquin Valley region.