There is a negative correlation between cost for low-income students and the proportion of minority students at public universities.
The art installation commemorates former dean Phil Bailey’s 48 years of work at Cal Poly.
Bailey says President Jeffrey Armstrong has been a tireless defendant of students.
Bailey said by providing financial assistance, Cal Poly can increase diversity within the student population and improve the educational environment.
Graphic communications professor Brian Lawler selected a photo of Bishop Peak every day for a year, in order to pay homage to the Central Coast landmark.
Both speakers have strong ties to Cal Poly and the community surrounding it.
The mural was created by Denver based artist and muralist David Ocelotl Garcia.
What the Dream Canter has accomplished since opening in April and what they are planning for their future
He will officially start July 1.
Dean Phil Bailey has served as dean for 34 years.
Officials are hopeful the new research center can be used in 2020.