CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1989
Veteran Cal State Fullerton history professor Warren A. Beck, an expert on western America, is this year's recipient of the university's Outstanding Professor Award. Beck, who began teaching at the institution in 1961, was recommended to President Jewel Plummer Cobb by the university's outstanding professor search committee. Beck was recognized for his teaching, research and university and community service. The award carries with it a $4,000 cash prize. Beck is the author of 10 books, including "New Mexico: A History of Four Centuries," now in its 14th printing.