January 1, 2011.
The book is dedicated to the presidency of Dr. Warren J. Baker at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California. President Baker’s leadership and vision over the past three decades has placed Cal Poly as one the premier undergraduate universities in the country. The following pages will demonstrate how this vision enabled state–of-the-art buildings to support the high level of education provided by the faculty of this university. He promoted an infrastructure and physical campus where students can live and learn. He envisioned the need for sustainability long before it was implemented as a building requirement. Because of his cooperation with the city, buildings on the campus have become a cultural center for the community.