July 23, 1992 |
Dennis Farrell, associate commissioner of the Big West Conference, was selected Wednesday as its new commissioner. Farrell, 41, succeeds Jim Haney, who left to become executive director of the National Assn. of Basketball Coaches. "The Big West has an excellent new commissioner in Dennis Farrell," read a statement from Robert Maxson, UNLV president and a member of the search committee.
February 24, 1994
Four candidates, including two area college administrators, are finalists for the presidency at Cal State Long Beach. They are Karl Anatol, interim Cal State Long Beach president; Robert Detweiler, president of Cal State Dominguez Hills; Manuel Ibanez, president of Texas A & M-Kingsville campus, and Robert Maxson, president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The finalists will be on campus at various times through Tuesday to meet with students, faculty and others in the community.
May 12, 1994
Robert Maxson, who will assume the presidency of of Cal State Long Beach June 1, will be paid $142,008 a year, California State University trustees decided Wednesday. Maxson, who has been president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for 13 years, will rank as the second highest paid president in the Cal State system, though he will be taking a $20,000 pay cut.
February 3, 2000 |
An invitation for Cal State Northridge to join the Big West Conference could come next week. Big West Conference officials are expected to discuss and possibly vote on admitting Northridge and UC Riverside during a conference call scheduled for Wednesday. Robert Maxson, president of Long Beach State and chairman of the board for the Big West, said he is in favor of admitting both schools.
December 17, 1988
Robert Maxson, president of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, said Friday that the school will offer suggestions to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. on penalties it might impose on UNLV's basketball program or Coach Jerry Tarkanian. Maxson, responding to comments by NCAA executive director Dick Schultz, said university officials will meet soon to find a solution that will satisfy the NCAA's Infractions Committee. "We're not going to wait on the NCAA," said Maxson.
March 25, 1992 |
In a move that angered supporters of former Nevada Las Vegas basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, University of Nevada System regents voted, 5-4, Tuesday against an independent investigation of Tarkanian's charges that UNLV administrators conspired to damage his program. The vote set off an angry reaction by supporters of Tarkanian. His supporters yelled at regents and tried to argue with them as the meeting ended.
April 16, 1995 |
Long Beach State has offered Maine Coach Joanne Palombo-McCallie its women's basketball coaching position and expects her decision no later than Monday, a school administration source said Saturday. Palombo-McCallie and her husband, John McCallie, returned to Maine on Saturday morning after touring the campus and interviewing with the search committee, school officials and boosters Friday. Time constraints prevented a scheduled meeting with President Robert Maxson.
August 13, 1996
Bill Shumard, former athletic director at Cal State Fullerton, was named Long Beach State athletic director by university President Robert Maxson, the college announced Monday. Shumard, a 1972 Long Beach graduate, has been the interim athletic director since March. Shumard was an assistant athletic director for two years. His annual salary will be $98,800. * Chapman University has hired a coach for its water polo team.