Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) has found a new dean in Douglas Epperson, the current dean at Washington State University. Epperson was selected after a yearlong search to replace Linda Halisky, who is retiring from her position after eight years to return to teaching. According to Halisky, Epperson was chosen in part because […]
Very few majors offer students the chance to work in both the arts and sciences simultaneously. In fact, at Cal Poly there is only one: liberal arts and engineering studies. Liberal arts and engineering studies (LAES) is an interdisciplinary program that combines skills from the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Engineering to […]
Last week the Cal Poly College of Liberal Arts (CLA), in partnership with CLA Ambassadors, hosted Liberal Arts week. This four-day annual event held on campus aims to promote awareness and interest in Liberal Arts among students and staff as well as celebrate its contributions at Cal Poly. “I want students to know there are more […]
This is the second installment in our Demystifying the Money series, which breaks down Cal Poly student tuition and fees. Check back next Monday for our third installment on ASI fees. One decade ago, Cal Poly students voted in favor of College-Based Fees (CBF), a set of special academic fees unique to each college, where […]
Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts will hold its inaugural Homecoming for the Mind showcase Saturday, displaying the college to the public and showcasing some of its top projects and research. Homecoming for the Mind is the launch of what special assistant to the dean and the project coordinator for the event Penny Bennett said […]
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 […]
Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Linda Halisky announced she would be retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.
A Cal Poly judiciary committee ruled to not reinstate journalism professor Bill Loving as department chair on Nov. 29.
A formal grievance hearing concerning College of Liberal Arts Dean Linda Halisky’s removal of journalism department chair Bill Loving was held on Friday, November 19. The hearing (which was the first in Cal Poly’s history) was called because Loving said Halisky participated in retaliatory acts by firing him and his rights were violated by Halisky […]
The journalism department has been through three department heads in the past 10 years and previous department chair Bill Loving joined the list when he was asked to step down by College of Liberal Arts dean Linda Halisky last week. Halisky said she hopes to begin the search for a new journalism department chair in the fall.