John Welty http://kvpr.org en Eight Things That Have Changed Since the Last Time Fresno State Had A New President http://kvpr.org/post/eight-things-have-changed-last-time-fresno-state-had-new-president <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A lot has happened in Central California since the last time Fresno State had a new president.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday, the California State University Board of Trustees &nbsp;selected </span>Hanford<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> native Joseph Castro as the eighth president of Fresno State. He will replace the soon-to-retire John </span>Welty<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who has led the university since August of 1991. Fri, 24 May 2013 00:34:05 +0000 Joe Moore 15633 at http://kvpr.org Eight Things That Have Changed Since the Last Time Fresno State Had A New President Welty Offers Advice For The Next Fresno State President: 'Have A Thick Skin' http://kvpr.org/post/welty-offers-advice-next-fresno-state-president-have-thick-skin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresno State President John </span>Welty<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will retire this summer, bringing an end to a 22-year tenure as head of the university. He recently sat down with Valley Public Radio's Joe Moore to reflect back on his career.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Interview highlights:</span></p><p><strong>Welty on advice to his successor:</strong></p><blockquote><p>Good luck, have a thick skin, and take time to laugh at yourself from time to time.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 19:29:15 +0000 Joe Moore 15279 at http://kvpr.org Welty Offers Advice For The Next Fresno State President: 'Have A Thick Skin'