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July 21, 1995 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The day after he was officially replaced after 17 years as Cal State Northridge's athletic director, Bob Hiegert ended his silence on the matter Thursday. Sitting under a tree behind the bleachers his baseball teams used to fill at Matador Field, the former Northridge athlete, baseball coach and administrator attempted to summarize, oftentimes tearfully, a career that has spanned five decades. He also attempted to explain his relationship with Vice President of Student Affairs Ronald R.
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July 21, 1995 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The day after he was officially replaced after 17 years as Cal State Northridge's athletic director, Bob Hiegert ended his silence on the matter Thursday. Sitting under a tree behind the bleachers his baseball teams used to fill at Matador Field, the former Northridge athlete, baseball coach and administrator attempted to summarize, oftentimes tearfully, a career that has spanned five decades. He also attempted to explain his relationship with Vice President of Student Affairs Ronald R.
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July 18, 1995 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge plans to remove Athletic Director Bob Hiegert from his job and reassign him, several administrative and coaching sources said Monday. The move is expected to be announced Wednesday. Hiegert, 53, a former Northridge athlete and coach, has been associated with the school for most of his adult life. He has been athletic director for 18 years. The decision to replace Hiegert was made by Ronald R.
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October 13, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A top Cal State Northridge administrator said Tuesday that the university is shifting gears in an effort to assist needy athletes. Vice President Ronald R. Kopita said the school's financial aid office will seek out student athletes who might qualify for additional grants or loans. "We will be looking through all the files of students with financial aid," Kopita said. "As we come across files where it appears additional assistance may be warranted and allowable, we will call those students in."
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October 8, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is a question apparently lacking a definitive answer. Are athletes at Cal State Northridge being treated as well as is financially feasible? At the request of Northridge President Blenda J. Wilson and Vice President Ronald R. Kopita, representatives from the school's athletic teams met Thursday with top school administrators to discuss the issue. The meeting "went well," according to Rich Gitahi, a cross-country and track runner who is president of the Northridge Athletes Congress.
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December 10, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An assistant dean at Cal State Northridge said Thursday that NCAA rules might thwart efforts to implement a meal plan for the school's athletes. Regulations governing team and individual aid limits sometimes work against needy athletes, according to a five-member panel of Northridge administrators and students.
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October 22, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A program to feed needy athletes at Cal State Northridge could be in place as early as the first of next year, the head of a committee studying the feasibility of a meal plan said Thursday. Mary Ann Cummins Prager, an assistant dean at Northridge and coordinator of a special five-person force formed by top university administrators, said the committee's goal was to find "a permanent solution, not a Band-Aid."
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November 4, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge's athletic director and head football coach have been cleared of allegations of inappropriate conduct after an investigation by a top university administrator. Ronald R. Kopita, Northridge's vice president, said Wednesday that he supports Athletic Director Bob Hiegert and football Coach Bob Burt against separate complaints filed by members of the school's Black Student Athletes Assn.
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October 23, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Their math skills already tested by budget shortfalls, Cal State Northridge athletic officials are having their reading comprehension abilities challenged by the language of an agreement between the California State University system and the California chapter of the National Organization for Women. The CSU system this week announced it has agreed to require funding and participation parity in men's and women's sports by the 1998-99 school year.
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July 18, 1995 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge plans to remove Athletic Director Bob Hiegert from his job and assign him to another, several administrative and coaching sources said Monday. School administrators are expected to make the move official in an announcement Wednesday. Hiegert, 53, a former Northridge athlete and coach, has been associated with the school for most of his adult life. He has been athletic director for 18 years. The decision to replace Hiegert was made by Ronald R.
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July 13, 1995 | MIKE HISERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge is considering an organizational overhaul in the school's athletic program, Ronald R. Kopita, vice president of student affairs, confirmed Wednesday. Debby De Angelis, an associate athletic director who handles business matters, was asked to resign by Kopita last week, administrative and coaching sources said. That mandate was retracted early this week, the sources said, because top-level administrators on campus had not completed their restructuring plan.
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