Cal Poly gearing up to assess campus diversity

Shaun Kahmann/Mustang Daily Students relax in the MultiCultural Center, which fosters a community for students of different ethnic backgrounds at Cal Poly. The university is planning to launch a survey measuring Cal Poly’s attitudes toward diversity in February. Shaun Kahmann…

Video: Armstrong owns up to Fresno State bet with Mustang flair

Even Cal Poly’s president isn’t above a friendly wager.

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…

Graduation rates, revenue among Armstrong’s priorities

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.

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.

Cal Poly student dies in ocean off Montaña de Oro

Biomedical engineering rising senior Stefan Wagner was officially declared dead Friday after disappearing into the waters of Montaña de Oro State Park one day earlier, Cal Poly administrators wrote in an email to campus Saturday.

Wagner dove into Spooner’s Cove — where currents twist and turn among crashing waves — against the wishes of his friends, The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported. When he failed to resurface, his friends called 911.

Administration radically different from when Armstrong took office

With Cal Poly Vice President of Administration and Finance Larry Kelley’s retirement announcement in May, he became the latest in a string of top administrators to leave the university in the past two-and-a-half years.

Student Success Fee: Little progress so far on Academic Success Center

As Cal Poly aims to create a more consistent support network for students, nearly 5 percent of the Student Success Fee next year will fund what administrators have dubbed the university’s Academic Success Center.

New master’s degree to focus on leadership in dairy production

More than 100 years ago, Cal Poly accepted its first class of 20 students — many beginning their Cal Poly careers in some form of agriculture.

Cal Poly creates two new top positions

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong will create two new top-level positions after spring quarter, both of whom will work closely with the president in executing his goals during the coming years.