Engineering challenges unit cap

A new unit cap will restrict universities from requiring more than 180 quarter units of coursework for students to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Cuesta College confident after accreditation review

Victoria Billings Cuesta College’s long struggle to maintain the community college’s accredited status drew to a close last month during the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ (ACCJC) visit this October. The local community college has been at…

Cal Poly passes WASC accreditation review

Cal Poly received high marks last Thursday from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) review team after a week-long visit of classes, campus facilities and a special student forum. The team came to campus last week to review…

Accreditation team gives Poly positive review

Cal Poly received a passing grade today from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation committee. The committee, led by former Washington State University president Samuel Smith, visited Cal Poly throughout week before presenting its findings and recommendations…

Poly accreditation under review

Cal Poly will try to put its best foot forward today after five years of work preparing for this week’s visit by a university-accreditation committee. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) will send five delegates to campus today.…

WASC visit ends with team presentation

Smith said the team found the university overall achieving its objectives, but had room for improvement in several areas.

WASC team visits to review Cal Poly’s accreditation status

A six member group made up of peer university administrators and faculty will spend two days meeting with the president, provost, deans, faculty and students to determine if the school has the capability to meet its mission objectives.

Major accreditation not a major problem

There are 40 unaccredited majors at Cal Poly, these are the reasons why.