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July 29, 1990
Jewel Plummer Cobb, who has presided over Cal State Fullerton for the last nine years, steps down from the presidency Tuesday. Cobb's retirement--and that of three other California State University presidents who are 65 or older--was requested by now-ousted CSU Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds. Cobb took over the presidency at Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 1, 1981.
April 5, 1988
The high rate of dropouts among minority students will be the topic of a forum for high school superintendents and principals Saturday at Cal State Fullerton's University Center Theater. The forum, "Enhancing the Educational Success of Minority Students," is sponsored by the university's Community Minority Affairs Advisory Council. University President Jewel Plummer Cobb will address the group when the forum begins at 8:30 a.m.
July 16, 1988
Cal State Fullerton President Jewel Plummer Cobb has named business executive Norman V. Wagner of Orange to a four-year term on the University Advisory Board. The 13-member advisory board meets regularly with Cobb to provide her with information about the communities served by Cal State Fullerton. Wagner, 59, is former president and chief executive officer of Signal Landmark Properties Inc.
March 10, 1989
Cal State Fullerton's John Sneed won another game as the Titans' acting coach Thursday, and Athletic Director Ed Carroll announced afterward that the search for a coach has been completed. "The committee's work is done," Carroll said after Fullerton's 87-86 overtime victory over Utah State. Fullerton interviewed three candidates for the job, but two withdrew, leaving only Sneed.
December 25, 1985 | Bill Billiter \f7
Cal State Fullerton has been selected as the newest member of a nationwide network of colleges that offer a prestigious fellowship program for future educational leaders. The university was named this fall as the California site for the Education Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship program, sponsored by the Institute for Educational Leadership in Washington, is offered at 15 campuses throughout nation.
June 13, 1987
Stuart A. Ross, consultant to the USC Sea Grant Program, will become director of faculty research and development at Cal State Fullerton Aug. 24, university President Jewel Plummer Cobb announced. Before becoming the sea grant consultant, Ross was assistant director of the program in 1980-86 and was director of marine advisory services in 1979-86.
April 28, 1986 | Bill Billiter
Eula M. Stovall, head of Cal State Fullerton's health education-physical education-recreation department, will serve as acting dean of the School of Human Development and Community Services from Aug. 25, 1986, to June 30, 1987, Cal State Fullerton President Jewel Plummer Cobb announced Friday. Stovall will succeed Dean Peter A. Facione, who is resigning to return to teaching and research. Stovall, a Tustin resident, holds a doctorate from USC. She has been with Cal State Fullerton since 1965.
August 26, 1987
William Glover, who for the past seven years has been vice president for operations at New Jersey Institute of Technology, is the new associate vice president for administration at Cal State Fullerton, the university announced Tuesday. University President Jewel Plummer Cobb said Glover's appointment is effective Sept. 14. His selection culminates a national search that attracted 78 candidates, she said.
April 14, 1987
A voice student from Huntington Beach and an Anaheim percussionist are the first two recipients of music scholarships made possible by a $100,000 bequest from the late Sharlet E. Wolford's estate--the largest gift ever received by the Cal State Fullerton music department.
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