FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/12/96
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CAL STATE L.A. ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT
Los Angeles, CA -- August 12, 1996 . . . Claremont resident Andrew J.
Winnick has been appointed to the position of Associate
Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University,
Los Angeles, effective September 16, 1996. Since 1992, Winnick
has served as dean of special programs at Schiller International
University in Heidelberg, Germany. He will function as executive
secretary for the University's Faculty Policy Committee and will
be responsible for accreditation issues, program review, student
outcomes assessment, faculty problems and concerns, and Convocation
and Commencement. He will also be the liaison between the Office
of Academic Affairs and the Office of the CSU General Counsel.
Andrew Winnick received a B.A. in mathematics and economics from
the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.A. and Ph.D.
in economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He earned
a secondary teaching credential in mathematics and business education
from UC Berkeley. From 1969-71, he taught economics at UC Santa
Barbara and helped develop university programs in urban studies
and environmental studies -- one of the first such programs in
the United States. He taught political economy at Antioch College,
Ohio, from 1971-83, serving as chair of the program. At Antioch,
Winnick initiated and directed the college's comparative European
systems program and co-directed the college's Institute for the
Study of Social Problems.
In 1983, after having served as visiting and adjunct faculty at
Central State University (Ohio) from his base at Antioch, he was
invited to join the faculty of this "Historically Black"
public institution, and was appointed chair of the Department
of Economics in 1987. In 1989, he joined Schiller International
University as professor of economics and computer studies, and
was head of the computer studies program and director of the Heidelberg
campus from 1989-90. He served as director of planning and public
affairs before being appointed dean of special programs.
In addition to his academic posts, Winnick has held numerous research
and consulting positions, including those of consultant for the
German-American Institute, Heidelberg; Institute of Applied Economic
Research, Tubingen, Germany; The Housing Study Task Force, Dayton
and Springfield, Ohio; State of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania
State University Public Assistance Standards Revisions Project;
and Community Development Corporation, Ventura County.
He has served on various editorial boards and has authored numerous
publications, including Toward Two Societies: The Changing
Distributions of Income and Wealth in the U.S. Since 1960
(Praeger Publishing, 1989). Winnick is listed in Who's Who
in the World, The International Directory of Educational
Leaders and, for "Extraordinary Service to the Teaching
Profession," in The International Directory of Distinguished
Janet Fisher-Hoult has been the acting associate vice president
since July 1, 1995, and was the acting assistant vice president
for academic affairs from January through June 1995. A professor
of education in the division of Educational Foundations and Interdivisional
Studies, Fisher-Hoult will return to her position as director
of the University's Center for Effective Teaching and Learning,
effective September 1, 1996.