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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.
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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.
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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
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.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Northrop University, an engineering and business school near Los Angeles International Airport, should lose its accreditation because of ethical violations in recruiting foreign students, awarding credits and bookkeeping practices involving millions of dollars, the agency that monitors California colleges announced Monday. As a result of the controversy, the school's president resigned two weeks ago. The rare action by the Western Assn.
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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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1988
Northrop University held its 26th commencement Friday evening at the Airport Marriott Hotel. Herb Weisse, Northrop alumnus and senior manufacturing engineer for Lockheed Corp., delivered the commencement address. Degrees were conferred on 162 students, including 95 who received master's degrees.
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1989 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
Northrop University, an engineering and business school near Los Angeles International Airport, should lose its accreditation because of ethical violations in recruiting foreign students, awarding credits and bookkeeping practices involving millions of dollars, the agency that monitors California colleges announced Monday. As a result of the controversy, the school's president resigned two weeks ago. The rare action by the Western Assn.
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May 20, 1987
A former Northrop University professor pleaded guilty to preparing false export documents used to send models and components for deadly "cluster-bomb" weapons to Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Richard P.
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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.
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