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May 13, 1989 | From United Press International
Rex E. Lee, U.S. solicitor general during Ronald Reagan's first term as President, was named Friday as the 10th president of Brigham Young University, effective July 1, Mormon Church officials said.
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March 12, 1996 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rex E. Lee, 61, former president of Brigham Young University and solicitor general of the United States during the Reagan administration, died Monday at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo after a lengthy battle with cancer. An avowed conservative, Lee overcame feminists' anger generated by his opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment to become Reagan's chief advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court for four years, arguing a total of 59 cases.
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NEWS
May 12, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Rex E. Lee, U.S. solicitor general during Ronald Reagan's first term as President, was named today the 10th president of Brigham Young University. The appointment is effective July 1, said Gordon B. Hinckley, one of two counselors to President Ezra Taft Benson of the Mormon Church. Lee succeeds Jeffrey Holland, chief administrator of the 27,000-student university since 1980.
BUSINESS
August 23, 1989 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
The drama surrounding American Stores' effort to merge its Lucky and Alpha Beta supermarket chains heightened late Tuesday when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor apparently dealt a setback to California's attorney general. In a clarification of a Monday order, O'Connor said her prohibition against the merger is conditioned on the posting of a "good and sufficient bond" by California Atty. Gen. John K. Van de Kamp with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
BUSINESS
August 23, 1989 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
The drama surrounding American Stores' effort to merge its Lucky and Alpha Beta supermarket chains heightened late Tuesday when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor apparently dealt a setback to California's attorney general. In a clarification of a Monday order, O'Connor said her prohibition against the merger is conditioned on the posting of a "good and sufficient bond" by California Atty. Gen. John K. Van de Kamp with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
NEWS
March 12, 1996 | ERIC MALNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rex E. Lee, 61, former president of Brigham Young University and solicitor general of the United States during the Reagan administration, died Monday at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo after a lengthy battle with cancer. An avowed conservative, Lee overcame feminists' anger generated by his opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment to become Reagan's chief advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court for four years, arguing a total of 59 cases.
NEWS
May 23, 1985
Rex E. Lee, U.S. solicitor general, was the commencement speaker at Pepperdine University School of Law graduation exercises Saturday. Lee, founding dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, spoke about legal ethics and was presented an honorary doctor of laws degree. About 200 Pepperdine students received juris doctor degrees during the ceremony at the Odell McConnell Law Center on the Malibu campus.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1995 | From Associated Press
The appointment of Merrill J. Bateman as the 11th president of Brigham Young University marks the first time a high Mormon Church official has been named to lead the nation's largest church-owned university. Bateman, 59, is a member of the BYU Board of Trustees and has been the presiding bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since April, 1994.
NEWS
June 14, 1993 | LYNN SMITH
Pro-choice feminist and English professor Cecilia Konchar Farr has been dismissed from Brigham Young University. The action came last Wednesday as part of a routine process in which 50 professors underwent three-year tenure reviews and five were effectively dismissed. Later, about 100 students rallied on the Provo, Utah, campus on Farr's behalf. President Rex E. Lee denied that the dismissals were based on anything but performance.
SPORTS
September 21, 1995 | Associated Press
The harsh treatment of Alabama's football program cripples the NCAA's summary disposition procedure for handling rules violations, a top NCAA administrator has told the "The Chronicle of Higher Education." Brigham Young President Rex E. Lee, chairman of the NCAA committee that developed the summary disposition process in 1991, said he was "extremely disappointed" that the procedure failed in the Alabama case.
NEWS
May 13, 1989 | From United Press International
Rex E. Lee, U.S. solicitor general during Ronald Reagan's first term as President, was named Friday as the 10th president of Brigham Young University, effective July 1, Mormon Church officials said.
NEWS
May 12, 1989 | From Times wire service s
Rex E. Lee, U.S. solicitor general during Ronald Reagan's first term as President, was named today the 10th president of Brigham Young University. The appointment is effective July 1, said Gordon B. Hinckley, one of two counselors to President Ezra Taft Benson of the Mormon Church. Lee succeeds Jeffrey Holland, chief administrator of the 27,000-student university since 1980.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1985
The Claremont Graduate School held its 58th annual commencement exercises Saturday in Bridges Auditorium. Degrees: 202 diplomas, including 44 doctoral degrees and 158 master's degrees. Speakers: Mayor Henry Cisneros of San Antonio, Tex., talked about the qualities of leadership needed in the nation. "In these complex, fast-moving times, different styles of leadership will be important," he said.
BUSINESS
August 23, 1989 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
American Stores has rolled out a big gun to handle its legal battle with the California attorney general's office now that an appeal has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court. Rex E. Lee, 54, who served as U.S. solicitor general during President Reagan's first term and is now president of Brigham Young University, has taken on the case in his capacity as "Supreme Court specialist" with the Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin.
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