Most of Student Success Fee going to opening classes

With millions of dollars from this year’s Student Success Fee invested in access to classes, at least one indicator is showing positive signs for students unhappy with current offerings.

Cal Poly creates two new top positions

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong will create two new top-level positions after spring quarter, both of whom will work closely with the president in executing his goals during the coming years.

Student Success Fee to open more classes, fund diversity efforts

Unless you’ve been checking the Cal Poly Administration and Finance website, you probably didn’t know that the Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee sent a final recommendation to University President Jeffrey Armstrong in January — effectively deciding how the $210 quarterly fee will be spent next year.

Armstrong, provost create two high-level positions

(Photo by Maggie Kaiserman) Sean McMinn UPDATE — 2:47 p.m. It will cost Cal Poly approximately $40,000 in annual salary increases to create a new interim vice president of strategic initiatives, according to presidential spokesperson Chip Visci. David Wehner,…

Chancellor visits Cal Poly

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White arrived at Cal Poly this Wednesday for the latest stop on his tour across the state to visit all 23 CSU campuses.

Students protest honors program removal

It was standing room only at Tuesday’s Academic Senate meeting, as dozens of students attended to protest Cal Poly’s examination of ending the academic honors program.

Semester protest catches university’s attention

Semester conversion has been a hot-button topic all year, and with the CSU chancellor visiting this week, a group of students have a lot to say about the future Cal Poly calendar.

Students ‘Call on Bini’ for ASI president

Just as he hoped they would, students “called on Bini” this week and elected agribusiness junior Jason Colombini into office as the next president of Associated Students, Inc. (ASI).

Colombini in familiar territory as polls open

Sean McMinn Approaching voters Tuesday, agribusiness junior Jason Colombini worked the line like a career politician. Never mind it was a hot dog line that drew his attention, or that fraternity brothers — not Secret Service — flanked him.…

Newcomer Wasta busy trying to crack ASI leadership

Sean McMinn As students walked through campus Tuesday wearing “Keep Calm, Wasta On” shirts, political science junior Daniel Wasta sat inside the Walter F. Dexter Building and told the story of how he came to Cal Poly from Iowa…

Three takeaways from President Armstrong’s student forum

Editor’s note: Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong has since clarified some of the statements he made in the article below. Sean McMinn Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spoke with students this past Friday in the second of three Campus…