The Power in YES

Philippians 4:8 New International Version (NIV): “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” There is untold power in the most lovely word, “Yes.” It affirms, deepens, encourages, rewards, inspires and just plain […]

President's Connections Booklet cover

President’s Connections booklet

I hope you enjoy this collection of my writings in Connections during my first year in office, and it gives you some idea of where I see FPU headed. As we move forward, let us keep the words of Jesus in Matthew 26 in our minds and hearts: “For mortals it is impossible, but for […]

Persistence

Ultimately, who wins when retention is strong and students are graduating within four-six years? First to second year retention and persistence towards graduation are truly important issues that universities are struggling with and always trying to improve. Like many institutions, Fresno Pacific University employs many best practice initiatives that we feel strengthen our persistence efforts […]