Letter from President Welty

California State University, Fresno is perfectly positioned to support innovation in our region and the transformation of our university as we move towards the university’s centennial in 2011.

The Campus Master Plan will guide our pursuit of excellence in learning and discovery. It will help chart a course for effective engagement with community, government, business, education, health care and nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout Central California.

This new Master Plan will ensure that the physical improvements on campus underscore our commitment to the students, communities and region we serve as we partner to face the challenges of tomorrow and to take advantage of new opportunities that we develop.

The new Master Plan for California State University, Fresno is the blueprint for how our campus will be able serve 25,000 students in the coming years, and presents creative approaches to traffic, parking, utilities and technology infrastructure.

The plan is foundational to how our university will acquire new resources and use technology to enhance learning and research. The Campus Master Plan is a major alignment of our human and physical resources so Fresno State can be recognized as one of the top 10 comprehensive engaged universities in the United States.

The transformation of Fresno State is happening here and now, not by accident or coincidence, but by plan and commitment. The Master Plan for the campus is an inspiring look into the future, boldly establishing the direction for what California State University, Fresno will become.

John D. Welty
University President
California State University, Fresno