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June 10, 1987 | ANNE C. ROARK, Times Education Writer
Former UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback and his wife, Freda, charged with embezzlement and fraud in connection with a dispute over the alleged misappropriation of university funds, have filed suit against the University of California Board of Regents and several high-ranking university officials.
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January 15, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The University of California is planning to tighten its internal financial auditing procedures in the wake of a scandal at its Santa Barbara campus. Until now, each of the nine UC campuses had a lot of autonomy in deciding which areas of its operation should be audited each year. Under a plan approved by a UC Regents committee meeting at UCLA on Thursday, the central UC administration will have more say in the audits.
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January 15, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The University of California is planning to tighten its internal financial auditing procedures in the wake of a scandal at its Santa Barbara campus. Until now, each of the nine UC campuses had a lot of autonomy in deciding which areas of its operation should be audited each year. Under a plan approved by a UC Regents committee meeting at UCLA on Thursday, the central UC administration will have more say in the audits.
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June 10, 1987 | ANNE C. ROARK, Times Education Writer
Former UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback and his wife, Freda, charged with embezzlement and fraud in connection with a dispute over the alleged misappropriation of university funds, have filed suit against the University of California Board of Regents and several high-ranking university officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1996
. . . UC Irvine's founding chancellor, Dan Aldrich, 68, was named interim chancellor of UC Santa Barbara, one year after serving as interim chancellor at UC Riverside following his retirement from UCI. Aldrich stepped in after UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback resigned. "I've been around before," Aldrich said. "And I think I can be of help." Source: Times archives
NEWS
October 7, 1987
The former chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his wife must stand trial on charges of embezzlement, insurance fraud and tax evasion, a judge ruled. Santa Barbara Municipal Judge Arnold D. Gowans said prosecutors had presented strong evidence that Robert A. Huttenback and his wife, Freda, had used university funds for unauthorized purposes, including extensive remodeling at their off-campus home.
REAL ESTATE
August 4, 1985
A recent ground-breaking ceremony at UC Santa Barbara, presided over by Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback, celebrated the first campus-developed housing aimed at strengthening UCSB's ability to recruit and retain faculty members. Located on 11.5 acres between the Devereux School and Isla Vista's residential neighborhood, the project was designed by architect Paul Zajfen of the IBI Group, Corona del Mar.
NEWS
June 17, 1988
A tax-evasion charge against former UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback and his wife was dismissed, but a judge ordered their trial on embezzlement, insurance fraud and other tax-evasion counts to continue. Superior Court Judge Zel Canter ruled that there is "sufficient evidence to sustain a conviction, should one occur" on the remaining 11 counts, after defense attorneys sought dismissal of all charges.
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November 21, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The 2nd District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld the embezzlement conviction of former UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Robert A. Huttenback, but overturned the conviction of his wife, Freda. The Huttenbacks were convicted in July, 1988, of embezzling more than $100,000 in university funds spent on improving their Santa Barbara home. Huttenback, who resigned in 1986, was fined $60,000, ordered to perform 1,000 hours of community service and placed on five years' probation.
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March 20, 1987 | From Associated Press
The University of California Board of Regents today approved appointments of four new chancellors for the nine-campus system, including the first women in the history of the institution. Theodore L. Hullar was approved for the University of California at Davis, Robert Bocking Stevens for UC Santa Cruz, and Barbara S. Uehling for UC Santa Barbara. Rosemary Schmidt Jenkins Schraer, executive vice chancellor at UC Riverside, was approved to succeed Hullar as chancellor there.
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May 7, 1993 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Barbara S. Uehling, who has led the 18,000-student campus since 1987, announced Thursday that she intends to leave her post by the end of the next school year. UC officials said they would start a search for a successor soon. Supporters of Uehling said she brought a much needed stability to the campus after it had been rocked by the criminal conviction of her predecessor, Robert A. Huttenback, for embezzling university funds spent on improving his private home.
NEWS
May 2, 1988
UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Barbara S. Uehling has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, authorities said Sunday. Uehling, 55, was arrested at 11:35 p.m. Saturday while driving on California 217, the main route connecting the campus to U.S. 101, the California Highway Patrol said. Officials at the Santa Barbara County Jail said the chancellor was released at 2 a.m. Sunday after promising to appear in court to answer to the charge.
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