Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’

Former engineering dean sues Cal Poly and Karen Velie

A former Cal Poly dean of the College of Engineering has filed a lengthy lawsuit naming the California State University Board of Trustees, Cal Poly, journalist Karen Velie, and others, citing a dozen allegations including racial and religious discrimination, defamation... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly names new president

Cal Poly has selected a new president after finishing a second national search. In a statement released Wednesday morning by the university, officials announced that Jeffrey Armstrong, currently dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly announces candidates for president

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo announced its three finalists for the position of president, earlier today. Each candidate will spend a few days on the campus meeting faculty, students and administrators. On Monday and Tuesday, Dr. Robert E.... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s first grievance hearing

For the first time in the history of Cal Poly, a dispute between a faculty member and administrators will be heard at a public grievance hearing to be held on Friday at 9 a.m. in building 33, room 290. Journalism... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly courting out of state students

In an attempt to bolster its budget, California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo has taken the controversial step of increasing recruitment efforts for more out-of-state students while enrolling fewer in-state applicants. By doing so, Cal Poly is chasing the extra dollars... (Continue reading)

Adult students to protest at Cal Poly Tuesday

Cal Poly students enrolled in a special, and apparently cost-beneficial, Cal Poly adult education degree program are set to protest Tuesday afternoon. Dozens of students from the school’s Adult Degree Program (ADP) are gathering outside the Administration Building between 4:30... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly plane crash: 50 years later

Cal Poly is planning a special memorial ceremony during Saturday’s football game against  St. Francis University to mark the 50th anniversary of the plane crash that killed 16 players, the team manager, and an alumni booster. [LA Times] Survivors of... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student arrested for dealing drugs to teens

A Cal Poly freshman was arrested for allegedly selling a psychoactive stimulant to two teenagers who became violently ill from the drug. Experiencing symptoms that included a sore throat, violent vomiting, euphoria and elevated body temperatures, the two 15-year-old Templeton... (Continue reading)

Deciding the future of Cal Poly journalism

OPINION BY WOODY GOULART I am 1973 graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. My undergraduate degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was in Journalism. I was born and raised in San Luis Obispo. Even though I no longer... (Continue reading)

New Cal Poly president expected soon

California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed plans to announce a new Cal Poly president by Dec. 13, said interim President Robert Glidden at a Retired Faculty Association luncheon on Friday. A member of the association invited a CalCoastNews to attend... (Continue reading)