Stephen Cosmas, professor emeritus in the international business & marketing department, died Nov. 23 at his home in the Philippines. He was 70.
Professor Emeritus Saul Landau, the first recipient of the Hugh O. La Bounty Chair for Interdisciplinary and Applied Knowledge and an award-winning journalist, filmmaker, author and human rights activist, has died.
Henry C. Co, a professor in the technology and operations management (TOM) department for 15 years, died on July 29. He was 63.
Lea Virginia Johnson, who taught for 18 years at Cal Poly Pomona’s Teacher Preparation Center, died June 22. She was 97.
George Galbreath, a longtime economics professor who helped establish the Faculty Senate (now called the Academic Senate) and Cal Poly Federal Credit Union and was the first recipient of Cal Poly Pomona’s Outstanding Teaching Award, died June 15. He was…
Edward Appel, professor emeritus and founder of the agricultural services and inspection/agricultural biology program, died on March 16, his birthday.
Robert Gilbert, professor emeritus of the theatre department, passed away at 74 after a three-year battle with leukemia.
Walter Coombs, a professor emeritus and longtime chairman of the social sciences department, died March 31. Coombs, 94 had served as a professor in the then-social sciences department from 1971 to 1992.
Robert (Bob) Wilson, 69, passed away Feb. 19. The retired baker and his late wife, Louise, left a legacy of giving at The Collins College of Hospitality Management and the University Library.
As a child, William F. Girouard grew up playing with John F. Kennedy. Later, he served as a Marine officer in two wars. And he once taught Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon. But Girouard…