Jeffrey D. Armstrong will be the new Cal Poly president beginning Feb. 1, 2011, according to a press release by California State University
The second Cal Poly presidential candidate, Thomas Skalak, visited campus yesterday to speak about his vision for Cal Poly if chosen as the next university’s president.
The three presidential candidates’ names were released Nov. 29, providing Cal Poly students with an idea of who their new president might be.
While the candidates are currently confidential, students will be able to address the presidential candidates at open forums throughout the week in the University Union.
The second round of potential Cal Poly presidents kicked off this week with Dr. Robert E. Palazzo, one of three candidates vying to become the university’s new President by Fall 2011.
Interim President Robert Glidden has been at Cal Poly since Aug. 1, enabling him to understand the school more thoroughly and understand some of the issues it faces in its journey to find a new president and keep its reputation as a high quality university.
Presidential candidate Carlo Montemagno spoke and answered questions at two open forums on campus today. He is one of three potential candidates to take over for President Warren Baker.