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Our view: Cal Poly’s prominence grows but there is a cost

By   /  Friday, May 26th, 2017  /  Editorials, Education, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Cal Poly’s prominence grows but there is a cost

The Frost family’s $110 million gift to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is the ultimate validation of former President Warren Baker’s vision of Cal Poly as a leading research institution within the California State University system. It also validates current President Jeffrey Armstrong’s decision to double-down on entrepreneurship, forging close connections with the SLO business Read More →

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$110 million gift puts Cal Poly SLO on the map

By   /  Friday, May 5th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Education, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on $110 million gift puts Cal Poly SLO on the map

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Frosts giving $110 million to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

By   /  Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Frosts giving $110 million to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

In a Wheel of Fortune-style reveal, with Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics Phil Bailey playing the part of Vanna White, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo announced that it had received $110 million from donors Bill and Linda Frost. The gift is the largest the California State University system has ever received, and Read More →

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo gets largest donation in CSU history

By   /  Friday, April 28th, 2017  /  Central Coast, Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo gets largest donation in CSU history

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has received the largest donation in CSU history from William and Linda Frost, according to a news release from the university. CSU Chancellor Timothy White, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong and College of Science and Mathematics Dean Phil Bailey will announce the amount of the historic gift in a special Read More →

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Frosts pledge $20 million for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo research center

By   /  Monday, May 9th, 2016  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Frosts pledge $20 million for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo research center

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has received a pledge of $20 million from alumnus William L. Frost and his wife, Linda, toward construction of a planned multidisciplinary undergraduate research and technology center on campus. The Frosts have pledged the gift in support of Cal Poly’s comprehensive polytechnic education and in hopes of attracting additional donations Read More →

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Tri-county farmers protect crops from frost

By   /  Friday, December 18th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Tri-county farmers protect crops from frost

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Farming feels the chill: 2015 ag forecast looks beyond drought

By   /  Friday, January 9th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Farming feels the chill: 2015 ag forecast looks beyond drought

With frost advisories at the start of this year already keeping many tri-county growers on their toes, the agricultural community across the region is hoping for a rainier, greener year.

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