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2023-24 Enrollment Update

For the second straight fall, student enrollment at Cal Poly Humboldt increased–an outcome that is the direct result of significant hard work.

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Lumberjack Weekend Fun: A Celebration of Spirit and Community

Be sure to bring the Green and Gold spirit for a weekend to remember for Humboldt’s Lumberjack Weekend, formerly Homecoming & Family Weekend, which will be jam-packed with events over several days beginning Thursday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 22.


Cal Poly Humboldt Rethinks Academic Notice

Cal Poly Humboldt has recently begun the process to rename Academic Probation to Academic Notice, which intends to help struggling students by avoiding negative connotations with a punitive name.

Andres Felix Romero

CSU Award Winner Finds Healing in Humboldt

After a series of traumatic events in Andres Felix Romero’s childhood and into adulthood, including the death of loved ones, he’s realized that goodness and hope can sprout from pain and suffering.

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Humboldt is One of the 'Best in the West'

Cal Poly Humboldt is one of the 79 best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Humboldt in the Best in the West section of its “2024 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”

Dr. Alistair McCrone was Cal Poly Humboldt’s fifth president and the longest-serving in the University’s history.

Loss of President Emeritus Alistair McCrone

We are sad to share news of the loss of President Emeritus Alistair McCrone. Dr. McCrone passed away in Lynnwood, Washington on August 17 at the age of 91. He leaves behind his wife Judith, of 65 years, and two sons Bruce and Craig and their families.

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New Faces in University Leadership

Cal Poly Humboldt recently announced new appointments to the University: Mark A. Johnson, chief of staff; Sarah Long, University controller; and Nick Pettit, executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports for the Lumberjacks.

Mark A. Johnson

President’s Office Names New Chief of Staff

Mark A. Johnson has been appointed Chief of Staff in the President’s Office at Cal Poly Humboldt. He was selected after a national search, and will begin his tenure on August 21.

President’s Distinguished Service Award winners: Keith Flamer, Connie Stewart, Robin Smith

Cal Poly Humboldt Honors Service and Leadership

Cal Poly Humboldt celebrated the recipients of the President’s Distinguished Service Award as well as the naming of Presidents Courtyard at Founders Hall—the University’s most iconic building.