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Linda Taylor

Winter 2010


I am nominating: Linda Taylor
Years of Service at Cal Poly: 20
Department: Enrollment Services
Position: Assistant to the AVP, Enrollment Services

Why are you nominating this person? Why do you think he/she deserves the award?: Linda and I have worked closely together for 13 of her 16 years at Cal Poly Pomona. She has been my right-hand person through several re-organizations and the ever-challenging, ever-changing enrollment planning efforts of the campus. She has provided support to the enrollment services cluster and several university-wide initiatives and committees.

Please select 3 of the 6 Division of Student Affairs values for which your nominee best exemplifies: Integrity, Interconnectedness, Quality

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #1: Linda's position in Enrollment Services requires a high level of integrity and flexibility. She handles sensitive and confidential matters in a very professional manner and I trust her judgment implicitly in dealing with difficult issues and decisions.

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #2: In her position in Enrollment Services, she interacts daily with representatives across Student Affairs and the other divisions, particularly Academic Affairs. She has established many positive relationships across campus and is well respected by her peers.

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #3: Fortunately for me, Linda is a stickler for detail and a perfectionist! Her work is done very meticulously in spite of the myriad of assignments she juggles. Linda handles the complexity and breadth of her responsibilities with a positive attitude and she has been a tremendous support to me throughout the years. For her support and commitment, Linda is my hero and truly a star!

In what way(s) does this person enhance or contribute to the Cal Poly Pomona campus community?: Linda has been a very active member of the Staff Council and has provided support to several university-wide committees, including the Enrollment Management Advisory Council. Linda demonstrates her support for the campus and our students through her participation in and support of campus events.