School Taps UCI's Thomas Parham
University of California-Irvine Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Thomas Parham will leave his role this year to become president of California State University-Dominguez Hills.
L.A. native and San Francisco State University business school dean Linda Oubré has been named president of Whittier College, starting in July.
The East Los Angeles College Foundation and start-up support company OmniWorks are launching a business incubator and accelerator at East L.A. College in Monterey Park, the two entities announced on March 23.
Latham & Watkins’s global chair and managing partner William Voge has resigned from the law firm and retired after voluntarily disclosing “the exchange of communications of a sexual nature with a woman whom he has never met in person and who had no connection to the firm,” the firm said in a statement.
The founder of Collins Foods International, now known as Sizzler International, and his wife donated $10 million to Cal Poly’s Collins College of Hospitality Management in Pomona, the school announced March 20.
Chandra Subramaniam is the new dean of the Nazarian College of Business & Economics at California State University – Northridge.
The California Institute of Technology and USC moved up in an annual ranking of universities around the world released Feb. 28, while UCLA fell a couple notches.
Luxury auto brand Genesis has awarded $500,000 to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Brentwood in support of arts education and youth community programs.
The Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business, in partnership with the Venture Alliance, is launching an initiative to better prepare startups for investment funding.
For the sixth year in a row, Los Angeles has topped a list of the world’s most gridlocked cities, according to a survey released Feb. 6.
Named President of Quinnipiac University
Longtime dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management Judy Olian is stepping down to become president of Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, both universities announced on Jan. 29.
Pasadena-based consulting engineering services firm Tetra Tech Inc. announced on Jan. 17 that it has signed an agreement to acquire Australia’s Norman Disney & Young, an infrastructure engineering design firm that focuses on environmentally friendly buildings, for an undisclosed amount.
The peristyle plaza at the soon-to-be-renovated Los Angeles Coliseum, home of USC’s Trojans football team will be named the Julia and George Argyros Plaza in recognition of a $7.5 million gift from the Argyros Family Foundation, located in Costa Mesa.
Pomona College climbed into the Top 10 in the nation for best value colleges, according to the February issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine.
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Michelle King on Friday announced she was retiring to focus on fighting a cancer illness that forced several prolonged absences last year.