At the first Academic Senate meeting of the school year on Tuesday, President Jeffrey Armstrong and senate members discussed COVID-19 figures and new financial policies that can expand scholarship and student aid. The Academic Senate is the faculty governing body at Cal Poly. Armstrong said the university will “begin the process this fall” to increase […]
Tenure-track professors may gain an extra hour each week as an Academic Senate resolution seeks to update the existing office hours policy. The existing policy has been used since the 1980s. While the existing policy is more ambiguous, the resolution defines the exact number of office hours faculty members must hold. Whereas full-time faculty were […]
After more than 20 years with the same General Education (GE) curriculum sheet, a new template will go into effect Fall 2020. “It attempts to balance student choice of GE courses with the effort to promote breadth in the courses they take,” Chair of the General Education Governance Board and Psychology Department Chair Gary Laver […]
Cal Poly’s speaker security spending policy remains unchanged after the university spent $140,000 over the past two years on security for controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos’ two visits. The resolution was discussed in the final meeting of the year until the senate ran out of time June 5. Administration will continue to revise the security spending […]
The resolution may change before it is voted on and will only be advisory to campus administration.
If approved, the minor will be available to students starting Fall 2017.
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According to the Registrar’s Office, only 13 students have received a C- in a credit/no credit class since 2011.
Cal Poly has requested their engineering and science-based programs be exempt from the 180 unit cap.
At $780 per year, Cal Poly has one of the highest Student Success Fees in the California State University (CSU) system, totaling approximately $14 million this academic year.