CSSA resolution could put the brakes on semester conversion

Six CSU campuses are still on the quarter system — Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Pomona, East Bay, San Bernardino, Bakersfield and Los Angeles.

ASI Board of Directors votes to stay on quarters

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.

Story ideas flowing after Armstrong Q-and-A with Mustang News

In what’s become a semi-annual tradition at Mustang News, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong joined the staff for a Q-and-A on Monday morning.

President addresses four goals for upcoming years

Cal Poly will have a “laser focus” on graduation rates in coming years, University President Jeffrey Armstrong said in his annual State of the University speech Monday as he outlined priorities for the university in future years.

Armstrong: Semesters off the radar for four or five years

Mustang Daily file photo Mustang Daily staff report [follow id=”mustangdaily”] Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong will not focus on semester conversion — an issue that gripped campus for the majority of this past academic year — for “four or five…

Important issues on campus explained: semesters vs. quarters and Student Success Fee make headlines

Between classes, work, clubs and weekend beach trips, it can be difficult for Cal Poly students to pay attention to what’s going on around campus.

Chancellor visits Cal Poly

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White arrived at Cal Poly this Wednesday for the latest stop on his tour across the state to visit all 23 CSU campuses.

Three takeaways from President Armstrong’s student forum

Editor’s note: Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong has since clarified some of the statements he made in the article below. Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spoke with students this past Friday in the second of three Campus…

Memo fuels uncertainty in semester’s future

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly’s road to semesters met with another obstacle this past week, as an email saying there was no official system mandate to convert made the rounds through faculty, but California State University (CSU) officials say the…

Semester opposition prepares to protest

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net As Cal Poly’s campus collectively checked its email to learn of the California State University semester conversion, University President Jeffrey Armstrong was ending a media interview with a message to students: “My point to the people who…

CSU should not force semesters on Cal Poly

It took one year of research, 23 task force members, a 685-page report and a vote from 7,250 students to realize Cal Poly would do well to stay on quarters. Call it overkill, but no one will say it wasn’t…