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One of Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs For Sixth Straight Year

Cal Poly has won this distinction every year since 2017.

ACPA-College Student Educators International and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recently named Cal Poly one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for the sixth time.

The university is among 27 institutions of higher learning to receive the honor in 2023. Of those, Cal Poly is also one of three California universities recognized, alongside UC Riverside and California State University, ­Channel Islands.

This year’s honorees were recognized for their focus on workplace diversity, staffing practices and work environment, which includes key attributes like family friendliness, salary and benefits, and professional development opportunities.

“I am once again honored to receive this award on behalf of our division because it is a direct reflection of our daily work to create a welcoming, inclusive environment,” said Keith Humphrey, Cal Poly’s vice president for student affairs. “This award is possible because we have amazing staff who are motivated to help each other succeed through our shared values of teamwork, mutual respect and of course, our work in helping students achieve their goals.”