Dr. Hugh O. La Bounty

(KNFP-14 Advisor)
Retired, President Emeritus
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Focus Areas

Higher Education


Dr. Hugh La Bounty is President Emeritus of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Dr. La Bounty joined the faculty in 1953 and served as President of the University from 1978-1990. La Bounty came to Cal Poly Pomona in 1953 as a faculty member in the English department. He headed the social science department from 1958-62. He served as the executive dean of both Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo until 1966 when the campuses separated. He was named vice president for academic affairs at Cal Poly Pomona, serving until 1975. He held the office of executive vice president in 1976-77. He became the president of the university in 1977 and served until 1991. Audio Interview: http://www.csupomona.edu/~library/specialcollections/oralhistory/hughlabounty.html