Trustees vote to regulate presidential pay

In a move aimed to regulate presidential pay at California State University (CSU) campuses, the CSU Board of Trustees voted on a new system of executive compensation at its meeting Wednesday. The new policy groups the 23 CSU campuses into five…

Proposed tuition increase receives sharp criticism at forum

As part of the lead up to a student advisory vote next month, Cal Poly administrators hosted the first of nine forums to educate students about a proposed fee Tuesday. The proposed Student Success Fee, which interim vice president for…

California Faculty Association loses suit against CSU

The California State University (CSU) did not violate any public meetings laws in approving the salary of Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong, the highest CSU president salary to date, according to a ruling by a Los Angeles judge last week.…

Cal Poly 'opens the front door' to tech businesses

Cal Poly “opened the doors” to new tech-based businesses in the community yesterday at a ribbon cutting for the new Cal Poly Small Business Development Center for Innovation (SBDC). The SBDC will help local technology-based start-ups grow by offering counseling…

Dean of liberal arts announces retirement

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Linda Halisky announced she would be retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.

Cal Poly ranked "Best in the West"

This year Cal Poly was named one of the “Best in the West” for the nineteenth straight year in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college guidebook. Cal Poly ranked seventh among western schools that offer full undergraduate and master’s-level programs but few…

Second rape reported at Cal Poly

Cal Poly’s University Police Department issued an alert today of an alleged sexual assault in Poly Canyon Village on Thursday, May 12.

Cal Poly Cribs: Armstrong edition

President Jeffrey Armstrong moved into the newly renovated University House May 1, and invited the Mustang Daily in to get a closer look.

Don Oberhelman named new AD

The search is over. Donald Oberhelman, who was the senior associate athletic director at San Diego State, is set to succeed Alison Cone and become Cal Poly’s new director of athletics effective April 4, President Jeffrey Armstrong said in a…

BLOG: Armstrong: husband, father and Cal Poly President

When I sat down with Jeffrey Armstrong for an interview about him living on campus, it was obvious he couldn’t be more excited about the near future at Cal Poly. But what struck me the most was his openness about…

New president officially takes office

For Jeffrey Armstrong today will begin just like any other day — he’ll get up, go for a run, shower, eat breakfast and spend time with his wife, Sharon. After that, things for Armstrong will change. Today is his first official…