Developing and Inspiring Whole-System Thinkers
"If we stay true to our bedrock principles and we execute on well conceived plans - I am confident that Cal Poly will thrive as a nationally recognized beacon of excellence."
-President Jeffrey D. Armstrong
Cal Poly will be the nation's premier comprehensive polytechnic university, an innovative institution that develops and inspires whole-system thinkers to serve California and help solve global challenges.
Through a process of broad campus consultation, Cal Poly has chosen six strategic imperatives:
- Develop and inspire whole-system thinkers
- Embrace the teacher-scholar model
- Foster diversity and cultural competency in a global context
- Promote a culture of support, philanthropy, and community engagement
- Achieve sustainable growth and support world-class facilities and equipment
- Ensure our financial future