Director of Development:
Peter Robertson (BA '92, MA '95, MBA '05) VISIONARY
A three-time graduate of Fresno State, Peter Robertson has worked at his alma mater
since Feb. 2002. He oversees the major gifts and planned giving fundraising for the
Fresno State Alumni Association. Robertson also assists the clubs, chapters, alumni
and friends in establishing endowed student scholarship funds.
In 2005, he established the Bulldog Pride Fund with two $50 donations. Since 2006, including the 2017-18 academic year, the BPF has provided 51 scholarships valued at $95,000. As of December 31, 2017; the BPF has raised a total of $475,462 in donations; and the BPF endowment balance, with earnings, is $507,906.
In 2011, Robertson was presented the “Spirit of Caring Award” from HandsOn California and a Presidential Volunteer Service award from Barack Obama, as well as a prestigious Top Dog Alumnus Award – the Arthur Safstrom Service Award – by the Fresno State Alumni Association for his “service to Fresno State and the community.” The following year, he was bestowed the “Spirit of Service Award,” presented to a Fresno State staff member. In 2013, Robertson was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi; in 2014 he was inducted into Fresno State’s MCJ Hall of Fame.
He serves as director emeritus with Fresno Reel Pride, volunteers with Fresno Grand
Opera; and was a member of Leadership Fresno: Class XXV, a program sponsored by the
Greater Area Fresno Chamber of Commerce.
Look for him in his “Bulldog Red” Mustang convertible – with the license plate “BD PRIDE.”
Photo by Cary Edmondson '02