FRESNO – Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro has been named 2014 Alumnus of the Year by the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.
He will be honored at the Goldman School’s 15th Annual Alumni Dinner on Oct. 24 at The Berkeley City Club.
Castro earned a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) degree from the Goldman School in 1990. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Berkeley and a doctorate in higher education policy and leadership from Stanford University.
Castro was appointed as the eighth president of Fresno State on Aug. 1. He also holds an appointment as professor of educational research and administration in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at Fresno State.