Live Webcasts of Open Forums Available During University Presidential Finalists Visits to Campus Feb. 24-27


The California State University has announced four finalists for the presidency of Cal Poly Pomona. The individuals and the dates they will visit campus are as follows:

  • Susan Hackwood, executive director of the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) and professor of electrical engineering at the University of California, Riverside — Monday, Feb. 24.
  • Dennis L. Hefner, president of the State University of New York, College at Fredonia — Wednesday, Feb. 26.
  • J. Michael Ortiz, provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Fresno — Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • Ephraim P. Smith, vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Fullerton — Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Each of the four will spend a day on the campus, meeting faculty, staff, students and the community. There will be open forums for the campus community each day ? at 1 p.m. for staff; at 2 p.m. for students; and at 3 p.m. for faculty. An open reception will take place at 5 p.m. each day. There also will be media access daily at 11:00 a.m.

All of the open forums will be Webcast live. To view the forums, visit www.cpp.edu/~iit/pres_search.html.

For complete vitas and biographies on the candidates, link to www.calstate.edu/PA/news/pomonaprez4.shtml.

Each of the candidates will follow an identical schedule for their campus visits. To view the template for the candidates? visits, please link to polycentric.cpp.edu/campus_news/visit.html.