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…


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…


Convocation 2014 Welcome Remarks – August 18, 2014

Welcome to Cal State Fullerton’s 2014 Convocation. My name is José Luis Cruz and I have the distinct privilege of serving as Cal State Fullerton’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.…

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…