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."


Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report – February 2015

Dear colleagues, While I am grateful for every day I get to spend at the Fullerton campus, this month offered several exciting opportunities to promote our University on a wider stage. At the AAC&…


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Cal State Fullerton Honored as a Community-Engaged Campus

Cal State Fullerton is not short on distinction. Just in the past year, we’ve been lauded for our commitment to underrepresented students in general and Hispanic students in particular; for helping …


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“Sí, Se Puede” echoes through generations

[This article first appeared in the Orange County Register on April 7, 2015.] On March 31, our nation observed Cesar Chavez Day. Every year around this date, much is said about how the United Farm Wor…


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Remarks: University Staff and Faculty Awards – April 16, 2015

Note: Yesterday I had the tremendous pleasure of honoring some of the many hardworking, dedicated, and excellent staff and faculty at Cal State Fullerton during our annual University-wide awards cerem…

Strategic Plan

Feedback Requested: Framework for Drafting an Academic Master Plan

Dear colleagues, After months of discussion regarding the process of developing an Academic Master Plan (AMP) for Cal State Fullerton, the President’s Advisory Board has approved the enclosed framew…