Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’




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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)

Just the facts, ma’am

By THE EDITORS A Cal Poly official took to the airways Monday to dispute portions of an UncoveredSLO.com article posted last week. Amy Hewes, director of publications and communications for the College of Engineering, argued on Dave Congalton’s 920KVEC Hometown Radio show... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly College of Engineering budget bleeds

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Red ink sullies Cal Poly’s College of Engineering and the internationally respected educational institution now operates at a deficit for the first time in decades, according to a slide prepared, presented, and distributed by the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly-Saudi deal: No women, no problem

A controversial proposal to partner Cal Poly’s engineering department with a fledgling university in Saudi Arabia has spurred a steam of leaked e-mails between Cal Poly officials, who express a desire to push ahead with the pact despite possible gender... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly computer guru probe may be illegal

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE A reproachful e-mail besmirching a Southern California man sent to a popular San Luis Obispo County radio talk show host may spell big legal troubles for a Cal Poly Internet technician and the university. Don Carver... (Continue reading)



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