Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’




Cal Poly Holiday Card (video) with Inga Swearingen.

Cal Poly Holiday Card (video) with Inga Swearingen.... (Continue reading)

The Legacy of Warren Baker

BY JEFF BLISS San Luis Obispo is really two “towns” when you look at it (three if you include the nearby Men’s Colony prison): the almost 43,000-strong city that is SLO and its neighbor, Cal Poly – a bustling campus... (Continue reading)

Warren Baker to retire from Poly

Dear Cal Poly Faculty, Staff and Administrators: I am writing to tell you I have informed the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees that I intend to retire from the Presidency of Cal Poly at the end of this academic... (Continue reading)

Missing Cal Poly student found dead

Search and rescue crews found the body of Cal Poly junior Charles Tamae on San Luis mountain at 1 pm. today. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo police found Tamae’s bike at the bottom of the mountain near Serrano Street. Tamae had... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly hazing death prompts amnesty program

On the one year anniversary of the hazing death of California Polytechnic State University freshman Carson Starkey, Texas alcohol regulators announced an amnesty program aimed at helping to stop alcohol deaths. Starkey, an Austin Texas native, died after obeying a... (Continue reading)

Chancellor immobilizes Cal Poly’s proposed fee increase

By KAREN VELIE California State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed informed California Polytechnic State University President Warren Baker that he will not approve a student fee increase at this time, said Cal Poly Provost Bob Koob Tuesday. Students voted earlier this month... (Continue reading)

Erstwhile Trib publisher Visci new Cal Poly veep

By THE EDITORS Former Tribune publisher Chip Visci becomes an early beneficiary of a passed state budget by bagging a job at Cal Poly as associate vice president for strategic communications. Visci, 55, worked as a reporter and editor and Knight Ridder... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly Saudi deal: Dueling contracts

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Deal-making with the Saudis is proving plenty problematic for Cal Poly officials. Efforts to ink what has become a contentious and controversial plan linking the CPSU Engineering College with Jubial University College (JUC) hit another snag... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly Provost reassigned?

Cal Poly President Warren Baker announced that a Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost has been reassigned, on Monday. ... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly boss Warren Baker to retire? Finally?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE While academic associates might consider it an oxymoron, seldom-seen Cal Poly President Warren Baker may retire shortly. Baker has been discussing his plans with friends and ironing out financial issues with university officials, according to numerous... (Continue reading)