CLU in the News Archive

December 2005

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Stories
Saturday
December 31, 2005
Luedtke's Legacy Lives On
The next four months were supposed to be a time of quiet reflection for Luther Luedtke, a period when the president of California Lutheran University would recharge his batteries before returning to his demanding job at the Thousand Oaks campus.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
December 22, 2005
EDC Names Dr. Luther S. Luedtke as New President and CEO
EDCís Board of Trustees announced today the selection of Dr. Luther S. Luedtke, president of California Lutheran University, as the organizationís new president and chief executive officer. Luedtke will succeed Janet Whitla, who is retiring in March after 25 years as EDCís president.
Published in: Education Development Center, Inc. ( view article )

Wednesday
December 21, 2005
Editorial: Starting a new chapter in life
To some Ventura County residents, the name Luther S. Luedtke may not have a familiar ring to it, but in the world of Lutheran higher education and the community of Thousand Oaks, it is well-known.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
December 18, 2005
Executing murderers is about retribution
The nasty death penalty debate is once again thrust upon us with the execution of Stanley "Tookie" Williams on Dec. 13. Along with the cruelty of his crimes and irrefutable evidence of his guilt, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger cited Williams's refusal to admit to the slayings and his unwillingness to show remorse as reasons for the decision.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
December 17, 2005
Cal Lutheran President to Step Down
Cal Lutheran University President Luther Luedtke announced Friday that he would leave his post April 1, ending a 13-year stretch in which he oversaw a rapid expansion of enrollment, academic programs and facilities at the Thousand Oaks campus.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Saturday
December 17, 2005
President of CLU to leave in the spring
California Lutheran University President Luther Luedtke will leave his post in the spring to head a nonprofit research company that has projects around the world.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
December 16, 2005
California Lutheran launches tissue center
The first tissue engineering incubator in the nation could land at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, as two professors and an executive with the Alfred Mann Institute prepare to test the private sectorís interest in their plan.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Friday
December 16, 2005
CLU sees the future everywhere
With a brand new fieldhouse only months away from competition and a starting lineup that includes three sophomores and a freshman, its easy to see why the Cal Lutheran men's basketball team is counting down the days until the future.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
December 16, 2005
President to leave CLU
California Lutheran University President Luther Luedtke said today he will be leaving his post in the spring to head a nonprofit education research company in Newton, Mass.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
December 15, 2005
Going on potential, CLU upbeat for '05-06
With four starters back from the first SCIAC championship season of the Kristy Hopkins era, the Cal Lutheran women's basketball team understands defending its title this winter will be a slightly different experience than how it grabbed hold of it last year.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
December 2, 2005
Students ring bell to honor Rosa Parks
In a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Ala.,students rang the California Lutheran University bell in her honor Thursday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
December 1, 2005
Editorial: AIDS remains a global threat
On this 18th annual World AIDS Day -- an event that promotes HIV and AIDS awareness -- progress in fighting the afflictions comes with mixed results.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
December 1, 2005
Half a century ago, Rosa Parks sat down so others could stand
Half a century ago, the civil rights movement became more than an idea of hope and change for the African-Americans in the South who for centuries had been considered second-class citizens.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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