The Maddy Report this week presents a look at Fresno State’s past and future with its two most recent presidents. Dr. John D. Welty, the former Fresno State president who retired in July, will reflect on his 22-year tenure with Maddy Institute Executive Director Mark Keppler. The show airs Friday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. on KVPT Ch. 18 (ValleyPBS).

The Valley Views radio edition of the report will air at 9 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 18, on KMJ Newstalk 580 with guests:

  • John Welty, former Fresno State president
  • Pete Mehas, California State University trustee and former Fresno County superintendent of schools
  • Bill McEwen, The Fresno Bee editorial page editor
  • Pete Weber, California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley

Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro, the university’s eighth president, will speak with Keppler about Fresno State’s future at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, on KSEE24 (Fresno NBC affiliate).

The Maddy Report is a public affairs program produced by Fresno State’s Maddy Institute. INFO: 559.278.1133.