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 – Summer 2014 (June, July and August)

Provost Cruz’s Monthly Report – Summer 2014 (June, July and August) Update on Selected Internal & External Meetings, Conferences, Communications Welcome to the summer edition of Provost Cruz…


HSS and Library
Academic Affairs Interim Appointments

[Provost Cruz's email to the campus regarding Academic Affairs Interim Appointments, August 29, 2014] Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce several interim appointments within the Division of Aca…


Leading the Way in Teacher Preparation and Evaluation

[Orange County Register, August 25, 2014] Earlier this summer, the California Superior Court issued a historic decision that recognizes that every child deserves equitable access to high-quality teach…


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…