Provost Cruz's response to New York Times: Should the government grade colleges?

"...we know there’s more we can do... and we shouldn’t need carrots and sticks to take action... we have long relished our role as engines of opportunity; it is now imperative that we deliver."


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Provost Cruz’s Report – May 2014

­Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report – May 2014 Update on Selected Internal & External Meetings, Conferences, Communications Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report. The …


Provost Cruz to Serve on CSU Academic Council Steering Committee

Provost Cruz has been selected to serve on the California State University (CSU) Academic Council Steering Committee through 2016. Chaired by the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer f…


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Student Success Dashboards at Cal State Fullerton

“Good dashboards and strong metrics are critical as a tool to engage the campus community around the goals of student success and college affordability. ” - José L. Cruz, Provost and Vice Pr…


Chicano/Latino and Native American Recognition Ceremony Remarks

[Provost Cruz's Prepared Remarks, Chicano/Latino and Native American Recognition Ceremony, May 10, 2014] This time of the semester is usually busy, even hectic, for all of us—students, faculty, and …


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Interim University Librarian

[Provost Cruz's email to the campus regarding the Interim University Librarian, July 14, 2014] Dear Colleagues, After much consultation and deliberation with the President’s Cabinet, the Executive C…