Administrative center in new library named for former Fresno State president and community leader, Dr. Harold H. Haak
What: The Fresno State campus will begin a new chapter in its development this
summer when construction begins on an entirely new library building, This dramatic new structure will be the largest academic building on campus and will be a landmark that will undoubtedly draw raves for its beauty and its 21st century utility for library users.
The fourth floor of the soon-to-be-constructed new Madden Library building will be named The Harold H. Haak Administrative Center in memory of Dr. Haak, the university’s seventh president. A widely respected scholar, he was a faculty member and administrator and president of Fresno State from 1980
until his retirement in 1991. He passed away in December 2003.
A brief announcement will be made, followed by 1-on-1 opportunities. When: Tuesday, May 23, 12 Noon
Where: Henry Madden Library — exterior (northeast corner near Free Speech Area).
Media parking in Lots D or E.
Who: Dr. John D. Welty, Fresno State president
Family and friends of the late Dr. Harold H. Haak
Informtn: Shirley at 278-5292 or 593-1815