Forum encourages STEM success

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) literacy: That’s the goal of this year’s Baker Forum, titled “Future of STEM Education and the Importance of Educating Today’s Youth.”

A strong first year for Armstrong

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s mission during his first year in office was student success, and in one word, he said that mission has been “exciting.” Armstrong, whose one-year milestone is marked today, said he entered the university with a…

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…

Big Sky reaction letter

I believe Cal Poly’s entrance into the Big Sky Conference misbrands Cal Poly academically, misidentifies it regionally, creates few if any rivalries or fan excitement and does not enhance the prestige of the university. Cal Poly has evolved under the leadership of…

President Baker goes to Israel

Cal Poly president Warren Baker and other American university leaders visited Israel and Palestine for an intense week-long educational seminar called Project Interchange Seminar in Israel for university presidents that focused on complex issues facing Israel and the region.

Interim president takes over for Warren Baker

Dr. Robert Glidden will be Cal Poly’s interim president starting August 1. He will fill the position until a permanent president is hired.

Angle addresses Cal Poly community through various forums

Dr. Steven R. Angle, who currently serves as the provost at Wright State University, was the third and final presidential candidate to visit the Cal Poly campus in the past three days to give him and the community a chance to learn more about each other.

Service Awards Luncheon honors long-time Poly employees

The Cal Poly Service Awards Luncheon on March 10 will honor employees of the State, Corporation and ASI departments with milestone service anniversaries from 10 to 40 years from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Chumash Auditorium.

Committee begins search for new president

The committee tasked with appointing a new Cal Poly president met yesterday for the first time since Warren Baker announced his retirement in December.