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Listen: Cal Poly President Armstrong and the state of the university

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Jay Thompson, Cal Poly
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A record-breaking number of registered students were enrolled as Cal Poly's fall quarter got underway this September. For the first time in history, more than 20,000 students are enrolled at the university.

The previous peak enrollment at Cal Poly was prior to the recession at 19,777. It dropped as low as 18,360 in 2010 and completely rebounded this fall with 20,102, a 2.4 percent increase of 2013's 19,623.

Cal Poly President Jeffery Armstrong says the school is currently experiencing an upward trend with an improved state economy.

As part of our KCBX News Public Colleges and Universities series, we're speaking with those in charge at the institutions of higher learning throughout the station's listening area.

President Armstrong discusses a wide range of current topics and issues related to the university including future expansion, dormitory plans, athletics, and more.

California Polytechnic State University marks the fifth installment.

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