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June 22, 1996 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill and Jane Chatham, the husband-and-wife pair of Cal State Northridge administrators who played a pivotal and sometimes controversial role in the campus' earthquake recovery, are leaving to move out of state, campus officials said Friday. Bill Chatham, CSUN's associate vice president for facilities planning and operations since 1988, has been named vice chancellor for facilities with the University System of Georgia based in Atlanta.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1996 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill and Jane Chatham, the husband-and-wife pair of Cal State Northridge administrators who played a pivotal and sometimes controversial role in the campus' earthquake recovery, are leaving to move out of state, campus officials said Friday. Bill Chatham, CSUN's associate vice president for facilities planning and operations since 1988, has been named vice chancellor for facilities with the University System of Georgia based in Atlanta.
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June 2, 1995 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a sweeping response to ethical questions surrounding their earthquake recovery effort, Cal State Northridge officials announced Thursday that they are removing the chief engineering firm on the $350-million repair project and bringing in new leadership to oversee the program.
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June 2, 1995 | ERIC LICHTBLAU and DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a sweeping response to ethical questions surrounding their earthquake recovery effort, Cal State Northridge officials announced Thursday that they are removing the chief engineering firm on the $350-million repair project and bringing in new leadership to oversee the program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 1995
The state's Fair Political Practices Commission has dropped a conflict-of-interest investigation of two ranking Cal State University Northridge administrators. The two had accepted free home construction work from the employees of a construction firm that had gained a lucrative contract to help rebuild the earthquake-battered CSUN campus.
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May 28, 1995 | DOUG SMITH and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two university officials with key roles overseeing reconstruction of Cal State Northridge's earthquake-battered campus authorized millions of dollars in no-bid contract increases with an engineering firm after developing a friendship with a company official and receiving help from firm employees on a home construction job, records show.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 1995 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The administrator who oversaw the earthquake recovery program at Cal State Northridge for the past two years has been reassigned amid complaints work has lagged and other problems, such as alleged conflict of interest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1995 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The state ethics office has dropped a conflict-of-interest investigation involving two top Cal State Northridge administrators who accepted free home construction work from employees of a contractor that helped rebuild the earthquake-battered campus, officials disclosed Friday. The decision closes out a state review requested by CSUN President Blenda J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1996 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former architect at Cal State Northridge has alleged in two lawsuits that the university defrauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of millions of dollars billed for earthquake repairs. A. Amir Ali, who was fired after seven months on the job and now works for FEMA, said in a federal lawsuit unsealed this week that the university billed the government for construction jobs that were not earthquake-related, including a $1-million-plus project to add sprinkler systems to 10 buildings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1995 | DOUG SMITH and JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Cal State Northridge President Blenda J. Wilson announced Monday the appointment of a new vice president for finance and administrative services to oversee the university's troubled earthquake recovery. The selection of Arthur J. Elbert, who managed $100 million in capital improvements at the University of Oklahoma, appeared to clear the way for the university to resume control over its $350-million reconstruction program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 1995 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only three days after blaming federal delays for threatening the university's earthquake recovery, Cal State Northridge President Blenda Wilson conceded Friday that the school's lack of adequate disaster staffing had contributed to the problem. Emerging from an hourlong meeting with state and federal officials, Wilson said CSUN has hired three specialists to help prepare the detailed paperwork required to seek federal recovery funds for the campus's estimated $350 million in damage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1995 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite a warning that the deal could cost the university at least $1 million in federal earthquake repair funds, Cal State Northridge still plans to consummate an unusual contract to bring a for-profit school for foreign students onto campus. University officials confirmed Friday they have been warned that the Federal Emergency Management Agency might not reimburse the campus for repairs to the campus dormitory that would house the private company, EF International Language Schools.
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