Elena Morelos Named Director of Academic Employment
September 27, 2017
Elena Morelos has been named director of academic employment in the Academic Personnel department, beginning Oct. 2. Morelos brings 21 years of organizational leadership and human resources experience to Cal Poly, primarily in the public sector, serving in progressively responsible roles in Santa Barbara County. She most recently served as human resources manager for the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and previously served in positions as the assistant director of administration for the Agricultural Commissioner and as the labor market information manager with the Job Training Network. Morelos holds an master's degree in leadership and management, and a bachelor's degree in business management, both from the University of La Verne. She will report to the vice provost for Academic Affairs and Personnel, Al Liddicoat, and will manage all aspects of academic employment and associated policy and contract interpretation and will supervise the staff team performing these functions.
Faculty Tenure & Promotion Awards Announced
June 1, 2017
President Jeffrey D. Armstrong and Provost and Executive Vice President Kathleen Enz Finken have announced the promotion of 52 faculty members and the award of tenure to 24 faculty members effective in the 2017-18 academic year. The promotions include 34 to the academic rank of professor and 18 to the rank of associate professor. Armstrong and Enz Finken extend their congratulations and appreciation to those faculty members receiving promotion and/or tenure.