The project has sparked controversy among locals, who argue the neighborhood will be disrupted by the installation of approximately 1,475 more freshmen living close by.
Unlike the initial email sent to students on Nov. 19, which called the party “a social fraternity and sorority event,” the email students received Wednesday referred to it as an “off-campus party.”
The Nov. 16 off-campus party that came under fire on campus and across the country was not in violation of university policies.
The ASI Board of Directors also formally supported quarters earlier this year, after 89.8 percent of voting students shot down semesters in a February vote.
Chip Visci, director of communications in the Office of the President, will retire early next year.
Joe Cohn, who works at FIRE’s headquarters in Philadelphia, said Thursday that Cal Poly’s investigation is unconstitutional based on the information the university has made public so far.
University administrators are challenging the contents of an email sent to the Cal Poly Diversity Coalition that identified the host and theme of an “offensive” party now under investigation by the dean of students, a university spokesperson said Wednesday.
Displaying his Mustang pride with an endless supply of high fives, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong is practically a famed figure on campus.
The fee increase would bring the College of Liberal Arts college-based fee on par with the rest of the Cal Poly’s colleges, which all stand at $347.19 per quarter. The College of Liberal Arts fee is now $239.19.
While the plan still needs to be passed by the California State University Board of Trustees, draft renderings of the building and its site plan were presented at the forum.