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December 16, 1989 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a six-month nationwide search, the North Orange County Community College District trustees named a new chancellor Friday to replace James S. Kellerman, who was fired from that position last May amid allegations of financial misconduct. Tom K. Harris Jr., currently superintendent and president of the Merced Community College District, was chosen from a field of more than 50 applicants. "I'm very proud to have been chosen as the chancellor," Harris said from Merced in a telephone interview.
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April 24, 1990 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The district attorney's office announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against a former chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District, who was fired last year after being accused by trustees of misappropriating funds. James S.
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October 26, 1989 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
James S. Kellerman, who lost his $97,000-a-year post as chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District amid allegations of financial misconduct, has sued the district, contending its officials fired him without good cause and ruined his reputation.
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December 16, 1989 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a six-month nationwide search, the North Orange County Community College District trustees named a new chancellor Friday to replace James S. Kellerman, who was fired from that position last May amid allegations of financial misconduct. Tom K. Harris Jr., currently superintendent and president of the Merced Community College District, was chosen from a field of more than 50 applicants. "I'm very proud to have been chosen as the chancellor," Harris said from Merced in a telephone interview.
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April 14, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
The chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District was ousted from his post after a midnight vote by the Board of Trustees, but district officials and board members contacted Thursday refused to say why. Chancellor James S. Kellerman, whose $97,000-a-year contract runs through June, 1991, was informed of the decision to place him on paid administrative leave Wednesday afternoon by board President Otto Locayo. Locayo and three other board members interviewed Thursday refused to say whether the board will move next to dismiss Kellerman.
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April 24, 1990 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The district attorney's office announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against a former chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District, who was fired last year after being accused by trustees of misappropriating funds. James S.
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July 7, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
Trustees of the North Orange County Community College District have approved a $1.5-million computer contract with Unisys Corp., even though records show that the board recently fired its chancellor in part for not reporting resort trips and other favors he allegedly accepted from the firm. The board action--at a time when county prosecutors are investigating former Chancellor James S.
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October 24, 1986 | Gary Jarlson
Dr. James S. Kellerman, chief executive officer of the North Orange County Community College District, will be honored at a reception Sunday at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton. The reception is being sponsored by the college district board of trustees. The district includes Cypress and Fullerton community colleges and the Yorba Linda Center. Kellerman, who was named to his post Feb. 28, was previously the district's vice chancellor of educational services.
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July 31, 1987
Donna Hatchett, veteran Orange County community college public affairs specialist, has been named to the newly created post of director of communication in the North Orange County Community College District, Chancellor James S. Kellerman announced Thursday. Kellerman said Hatchett will assume the new job on Monday. Her duties will include overseeing a new fund-raising foundation for the college district.
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May 4, 1986 | Week in Review stories compiled by Times staff writers Marie Montgomery and Mark I. Pinsky.
College chiefs were coming, going and settling in around Orange County last week. Fred Garcia, acting president of Golden West College for the past 11 months, was named permanent head of the Huntington Beach college on Wednesday. A native of Texas, Garcia, 55, becomes Golden West's third president. He has spent the last 28 years in teaching and administrative jobs in Orange County. "Fred was a major factor in the stabilization of Golden West College," said David A.
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October 26, 1989 | CATHERINE GEWERTZ
James S. Kellerman, who lost his $97,000-a-year post as chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District amid allegations of financial misconduct, has sued the district, contending its officials fired him without good cause and ruined his reputation.
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July 7, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
Trustees of the North Orange County Community College District have approved a $1.5-million computer contract with Unisys Corp., even though records show that the board recently fired its chancellor in part for not reporting resort trips and other favors he allegedly accepted from the firm. The board action--at a time when county prosecutors are investigating former Chancellor James S.
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April 14, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
The chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District was ousted from his post after a midnight vote by the Board of Trustees, but district officials and board members contacted Thursday refused to say why. Chancellor James S. Kellerman, whose $97,000-a-year contract runs through June, 1991, was informed of the decision to place him on paid administrative leave Wednesday afternoon by board President Otto Locayo. Locayo and three other board members interviewed Thursday refused to say whether the board will move next to dismiss Kellerman.
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April 27, 1989 | JEAN DAVIDSON, Times Staff Writer
Ousted Chancellor James S. Kellerman of the North Orange County Community College District, in a statement released Wednesday by his attorney, expressed confidence that he will be cleared of allegations of wrongdoing. Kellerman, who had previously declined any comment on his April 12 suspension by the district board, said in a one-page statement that he is "deeply distressed by the allegations against my honesty and integrity. . . . I am confident, however, that a complete and thorough investigation will fully exonerate me, and that the board of trustees will reinstate me to my duties as chancellor."
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May 11, 1989
North Orange County Community College District trustee Chris Loumakis was formally censured by the district board Tuesday for allegedly releasing confidential correspondence to the media. The action--which came in a 5-2 vote--caps weeks of acrimony between board members after an unanimous vote to place Chancellor James S. Kellerman on paid administrative leave for alleged financial misconduct. Loumakis subsequently accused fellow trustees of trying to cover up alleged wrongdoing by Kellerman and called for the Orange County district attorney's office to investigate.
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