This fall, most classes will be held in person, but Cal Poly faculty were not given much choice on the matter. Vaccines will be required for all students who will attend classes in person unless they receive an exemption. According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, over 91% of students are partially or fully vaccinated and the […]
Letter to the Editor: Campus reopening plan puts health at risk
This letter was originally published online by the writers on August 19, 2020. On August 24, University Housing announced that they will only offer single dorm rooms. The views expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Dear Cal Poly students, parents, and supporters, We are writing to alert you to the significant health […]
The search for a CLA dean may soon come to a close as two new candidates visit campus this week
Two CLA Dean finalists will be visiting Cal Poly this week and students are encouraged to attend open forums, meeting the candidates.
Rate of administrative hires decreases, but tenure track faculty still down from pre-recession levels
Ten new administrative positions were created and filled last year — a decrease in the growth of administrators on Cal Poly’s campus. Administrative hires have outpaced hires for tenured and tenure track faculty since 2007. Tenure track faculty have not recovered from the 2008 state furlough in terms of full-time equivalent employees. Tenure track faculty are typically either […]
Faculty participate in #ScientistsTakeAKnee to protest racial inequity
“It’s not about kneeling, it’s not about the flag, it’s about police brutality,” College of Science and Mathematics Associate Dean Camille O’Bryant said to a group of Cal Poly faculty at the #ScientistsTakeAKnee protest. Faculty organized a silent protest in the University Union (UU) Plaza Sept. 26 to call attention to racial profiling and police brutality. […]
CLA Dean Doug Epperson to retire
Dean Doug Epperson will retire as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the end of the 2017-2018 year.
Administrator raises not permitted by state law; CSU proceeds with auditor recommendations
According to state regulations, these administrator salary increases violated state law as they were not supported by merit-based evaluations.
Cal Poly takes a spin at the ‘Wheel of Fortune’
The truck is here to host the first round of auditions for an upcoming episode of the popular game show.
Cal Poly sees rise in non-tenured faculty, what that means for the campus
Full time equivalent non-tenured faculty increased from 29 percent in 2011 to 35 percent in 2015.
Professor shows Plato and Playboy are not all that different
According to Professor Ian Westwood, stories told through film, print, illustration and other mediums reflect society’s values and interests.
CFA continues their fight for higher wages
Though the strike was postponed, CFA is still seeking increased wages.