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."


PEMAG 2014
Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report – October 2014

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


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…


International Education Week Opening Remarks – November 17, 2014

Good morning! My name is José Luis Cruz, and I am the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Fullerton. I am very pleased to welcome you to the first day of C…

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…