For 16 years, Pete Menjares served at Biola as a professor in the School of Education, Associate Provost of Diversity Leadership and recently as Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Academic Effectiveness. He recently accepted an appointment as President of Fresno Pacific University. At Fresno Pacific, Menjares provides overall leadership for the university which currently enrolls 1,000 regular undergraduate students, 650 students in a degree completion program, and 680 graduate students. Another 12,000 people participate in continuing education courses and programs over the course of a year. Menjares is a frequent speaker at community and university events, and is active in local civic boards and educational organizations.