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."


Geo Disaster Symposium 9.5.14
Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report – September 2014

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


Dr. Ed Sullivan
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Research and Resources of the California State University

Dear Colleagues, Dr. Edward Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Analytical Studies, has been appointed as the new Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Research and Reso…


Oil Symposium Audience
Higher Ed’s Moral Purpose

[Orange County Register, October 1, 2014] This fall, Cal State Fullerton welcomed more than 38,000 students. Together they form a broad, rich spectrum of cultural heritage, socioeconomic background, s…


Oil Symposium 9.23.14
Symposium on the Impact of Oil Extraction in North Orange County Welcome Remarks – September 23, 2014

Good evening. My name is José Luis Cruz, and I have the distinct privilege of serving as this University’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. On behalf of President García, I welcome…

Strategic Plan

Student Success Dashboard Team May 2014
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…