At his first press conference Thursday (Aug. 1)  as Fresno State’s 8th president, Dr. Joseph Castro announced that a record class of 3,339 first time freshmen are expected to enroll for the fall 2013 semester that begins Aug. 22. He said Enrollment Services projects a total enrollment of 22,710 students. That includes 2,225 upper division transfer students, also a record, and over 700 new graduate/credential students. The official enrollment figures for the semester will be available Sept. 29.