Pablo-Raúl Arreola, Jr. Named Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs

Pablo-Raúl Arreola, Jr. Named Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs
Pablo-Raúl Arreola, Jr. will begin as associate vice president for Faculty Affairs on July 1.

Pablo-Raul Arreola, Jr., deputy provost and interim assistant vice president of human resources at Cal State East Bay, has been named associate vice president (AVP) for Faculty Affairs. His appointment begins July 1.

“I am thrilled to be coming to Cal Poly Pomona. It is such a great school with a fabulous reputation,” says Arreola. “I was very impressed with the faculty and their commitment to maintaining Pomona's niche in the league of premier institutions. As an administrator, I hope to facilitate their efforts. I think that I will fit in very well and look forward to forging strong and positive relationships with faculty, staff and students.”

Arreola replaces Barbara Hacker, who is returning to the College of Engineering where she is a Chemical & Materials Engineering professor.

“I am delighted that Dr. Arreola has decided to join the Cal Poly Pomona family,” says Provost Tomas Morales. “His cadre of experiences as a senior leader at CSU East Bay will be immediately beneficial for our faculty and the entire campus community. In addition, I also want to recognize the wonderful work of Dr. Barbara Hacker in this position.  She has done a remarkable job over the past couple of years and has provided Dr. Arreola with a great foundation to begin his tenure on our campus.”

As deputy provost since February 2004, Arreola is responsible for resolving grievances and arbitration cases. He interprets and administers the Unit 3 Collective Bargaining Agreement and oversees University RTP. processes. He serves as a presidential designee on Faculty Affairs Committee of the Academic Senate, convener of Instructionally Related Activities advisory body, and as convener of the University Athletic Council.

As interim assistant vice president of human resources, Arreola serves as chief human resources officer and is responsible for all traditional campus human resource activity including recruitment, compensation, training, benefits, progressive discipline, employee and labor relations, classification, equal employment opportunity program, ombudsman's program and workers' compensation administration.  

Throughout his 15-year university career, Arreola has also served as associate dean for budget and personnel in the College ofArts, Letters and Social Sciences, associate professor, coordinator of liberal studies/multiple teaching credential blended program and director of Latin American studies at Cal State East Bay.

He holds a doctorate in history from UCLA, a master's in history from University of Arizona, and a bachelor's in history from Cal State Dominguez Hills.