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President's Message

Tony Cantu was named the President of Fresno City College on April 3, 2012.  Mr. Cantu has over 23 years of administrative and teaching experience for State Center Community College District. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Humanities.

He has also held administrative positions at Reedley College and served as the interim President at Reedley College from 2003-2004.

He holds several advanced degrees from CSU Fresno, Linguistics/ESL and CSU Long Beach, French. He also completed advanced graduate courses in French and Spanish Literature at the University of California, Irvine.

Mr. Cantu has extensive knowledge of and experience in the accreditation process, having served as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for Fresno City College since 2000. Mr. Cantu has participated as an Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Evaluation Team Member on multiple college site visits since 1996. He has served as a team member, team assistant, and recently as chair of a team for a follow-up visit. He has participated on teams to the College of San Mateo, Consumes River College, Sacramento City College, Saddleback College, L.A. Southwest College, Glendale College, and Long Beach City College.

Fresno City College was established in 1910 as the first California Community College. As an institution for higher learning the college promotes student success, participation, diversity, collegiality, innovation and stewardship. All are core values at Fresno City College.

The FCC mission is dedicated to working collaboratively with our community to enhance the economic and social development of the region. There are outstanding academic programs that help students with their educational goals.

The college has a strong Code of Ethics and Excellence guide for all faculty, students and staff. There is a profound appreciation of and respect for the dignity and worth of each member of our community. The guide includes the following values, fairness, civility, integrity, respect and trust.

Tony Cantu







Tony Cantu
Fresno City College

Last updated: 4/2/2014 6:52:26 PM