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Academic Senate discusses university funding and vaccination rates at first meeting of school year

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 […]

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Academic Senate proposal would reduce office hours requirement for tenure-track professors

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 […]

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Cal Poly will continue to pay for club speaker security; Academic Senate voices concerns

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 […]