The World is Coming and the Fires are Burning

New Fresno Pacific University students have arrived from nations around the world and from communities across America and the Central Valley to start the 2015-2016 academic year. From Albania, Avenal, Atlanta, Arizona and Atwater; from Greece, India, Russia and Ripon; from Spain, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Kingsburg; from Denmark, Lithuania, Colombia and Clovis—God is […]

Gracious Christianity

Fresno Pacific University is a living experiment as a Christian University. This is both, I suppose, by design and by steady, consistent change over the last 35 years, some of which we could not have predicted. It has made for an interesting and exciting journey, and a few challenges. Of all of the universities in […]

Changing the Chief Change Agent

A healthy person is constantly changing. If you stop changing and adapting in a constantly changing environment, your health begins to deteriorate. It is obviously true of your physical health; your body must move. But it is equally essential for your spiritual and mental health. A large and complex organization like Fresno Pacific University is […]

Looking Into the Future

The Fresno Pacific University Board of Trustees approved a new strategic plan at its June meeting. Behind this plan is an understanding of the educational environment—the education ecology—within which FPU exists. Our ecology is a particular localized version of the national and international environment. Over the next years, as we move to achieve the goals […]