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Provost settles into new job

Unpacked boxes clutter the office of new Cal Poly Provost Kathleen Enz Finken. Several books and knick-knacks sit on the dark bookshelves, but other than that, Enz Finken’s office is undecorated. The new provost, who was selected to replace former provost Robert Koob last October after an extensive search, hasn’t had a chance to unpack […]

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Newsworthy newsroom, week 5

This past week was full of what myself and the rest of the Mustang Daily staff would consider very newsworthy times. Not only did the paper already have a busy week with two special editions, which are editions of the paper that have a common theme throughout, but Cal Poly managed to do some pretty […]

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Provost search ends with Finken

Kathleen Enz Finken, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, is Cal Poly’s new provost, starting in February. Finken will replace Cal Poly provost Robert Koob, who has held the position since 2008. Cal Poly’s comprehensive polytechnic environment is what attracted Finken to the position, she wrote in an email statement. “It […]

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New provost a “natural fit” for Cal Poly

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong selected Kathleen Finken, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, as Cal Poly’s new provost. She is scheduled to start in January. Finken is a “natural fit” for Cal Poly, said Rachel Fernflores, chair of the committee that recommended Finken to Armstrong. “When we brought her […]

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Third provost candidate addresses Cal Poly

Provost candidate Brenda Case Scheer addressed Cal Poly faculty and staff at the third of four provost forums held by the Cal Poly Consultative Search Committee on Tuesday morning.  Once again, diversity and interdisciplinary programs were among the issues addressed. Scheer began the discussion by highlighting some of her accomplishments as dean of the college […]