Academic Senate faculty backs quarters over semesters

“We think quarters are fine,” said Steve Rein, Chair of the Academic Senate. “There were no clear benefits of switching to semesters.”

The culture shock: Diversity of applicants and enrollees

Joseph Pack/Staff Photographer Minorities now make up 30.8 percent of the freshman applicant pool. Suha Saya [follow id=”suhasaya”] For some students, a familiar face is hard to find. If she hadn’t searched for diversity through different clubs and activities, business…

CLA proposing four new minors

Sophia Liu/Mustang News “Sometimes new technological drivers may fail to deliver because they didn’t have the human element in the equation,” said Doug Epperson, dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Suha Saya [follow id=”suhasaya”] The College of Liberal Arts…

Wanted: Culture in the classroom

The university is looking to boost the level of “cultural competency” in its existing curriculum.

Office of the Registrar launches course planning tool

PolyPlanner — Cal Poly’s newest registration tool — is now available for students to use.

Water on the minds of Cal Poly winemakers

The sun is bright, the air is dry, and Cal Poly’s vineyards are thirsty.

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences searches for new dean

Sophia Liu/Mustang News The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences’ new dean is likely to serve the college for a long period of time. Associate Dean Richard Cavaletto said hopes the new dean will lead the effort to progression in the…

The major truth: Cal Poly's change of major policy

It was the policy she had a problem with, not the people.

Student input wanted on proposal to increase CLA college-based fee

Two open forums will be held for CLA student input on a proposal that would raise the college-based fee by $112 for full-time students and $56 for part-time students per quarter.

Northrop Grumman CEO on hand for dedication of cyber security lab

The lab has three rooms, 32 workstations, projectors and a presentation center.

Cal Poly working toward lower unit counts

Zach Maher/Mustang News Cal Poly has been working toward reducing unit counts as much as possible, Associate Vice Provost for Programs and Planning Mary Pedersen said. Suha Saya [follow id=”suhasaya”] Cal Poly’s effort to decrease unit counts and increase graduation…