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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1989
John Beljan has been forced to resign his position as provost of Cal State Long Beach because he has accepted the interim presidency of Northrop University in Los Angeles. Beljan said he had hoped that he could work part-time as second in command at the Long Beach campus, especially since he had previously announced that he would be retiring there at the end of this school year. However, Cal State system officials said rules forbid him holding such a high level post while leading another school.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1989
John Beljan has been forced to resign his position as provost of Cal State Long Beach because he has accepted the interim presidency of Northrop University in Los Angeles. Beljan said he had hoped that he could work part-time as second in command at the Long Beach campus, especially since he had previously announced that he would be retiring there at the end of this school year. However, Cal State system officials said rules forbid him holding such a high level post while leading another school.
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September 23, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Northrop University, struggling against allegations of financial and ethical improprieties, has chosen the second in command at Cal State Long Beach to lead its efforts to keep accreditation and restore confidence in the engineering, business and law school.
NEWS
September 23, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Northrop University, struggling against allegations of financial and ethical improprieties, has chosen the second in command at Cal State Long Beach to lead its efforts to keep accreditation and restore confidence in the engineering, business and law school.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1991
Northrop University will not lose its accreditation as originally recommended, but the Inglewood engineering school is being urged to beef up its academic program. The Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges voted in 1989 to strip the university's accreditation because of ethical violations in recruiting foreign students, awarding credits and bookkeeping practices involving millions of dollars.
NEWS
October 12, 1989
Karl Anatol, dean of the School of Humanities at Cal State Long Beach, has been named the university's acting provost and vice president for academic affairs. Anatol, a native of Trinidad and a specialist in organizational communication, will replace John Beljan who resigned Sept. 25 to become the interim president of Northrop University.
NEWS
July 3, 1986
Dr. John R. Beljan has been named vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Long Beach, university President Stephen Horn announced. Beljan is a 1951 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in chemistry and zoology. In 1954 he was awarded a doctor of medicine degree by the university. After service in the Air Force and private industry, Beljan helped develop the curriculum of the new medical school at University of California, Davis.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1988
Five finalists have been named to succeed Stephen Horn, the former president of Cal State Long Beach, who left office under pressure in February.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1987
California State University, Long Beach, held nine graduations over a three-day period ending Friday with ceremonies for the Center for Policy and Administration. The featured speaker, state Sen. John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove), told graduates: "Your charge as you embark today for destinations known and unknown is to pattern a government through your ideas and actions that deploys resources more efficiently. Only then can we move forward and squarely face the challenges before us.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1991 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The board of trustees of struggling Northrop University has decided to scrap the half-century-old institution's degree programs and lay off about half of its 50-member faculty, President John Beljan said Thursday. Beljan cited financial problems as the reason for the action. The decision, made May 1 and relayed to students and staff Wednesday, represents "a radical change for our institution. We've been a full-bore university for most of our 50 years," Beljan said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1988 | MARK ARAX and DAVID HALDANE, Times Staff Writers
The top assistant to the president of California State University, Long Beach, apparently despondent over health problems, died early Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, officials said. Eugene Leon Asher, 58, was found dead at his home at 38 58th Place in the Belmont Shore area at 10:41 a.m., authorities said. His wife, Bonnie, who was inside the home at the time, telephoned paramedics. "He had a life-threatening disease," Mrs. Asher said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 18, 1988 | DAVID HALDANE, Times Staff Writer
In a move that surprised much of the campus community, Curtis L. McCray, a Chaucerian scholar and president of the University of North Florida, was named Tuesday to succeed Stephen Horn as president of Cal State Long Beach. "He comes from a very distinguished background," said California State University Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds in announcing the selection. "He has achieved a great deal, both with academic development and with the community." Dale B.
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