Latest Richard Koshalek Stories

2008-12-22 12:52:00

Richard Koshalek, Sharon Loving and Beverly White, and for the first time ever, the public, will choose the 2009 Rose Parade float award winners PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tournament of Roses(R) has partnered with KTLA to allow viewers of the 2009 Rose Parade to choose their favorite float and award one of the 46 floral entries as winner of the inaugural Viewers' Choice Award. For the first time, fans of the Rose Parade will have the option to cast a vote after the...

2008-09-25 21:00:29

By Janette Williams PASADENA - Art Center College of Design President Richard Koshalek's nine-year tenure with the world-renowned school ended Wednesday. At his request, he was released by the Board of Trustees 15 months before his contract ends in December 2009, and about three months after their decision not to renew his contract. Koshalek will leave his post immediately. The trustees announced Wednesday that an interim appointment will be made as soon as possible, while the search...

2008-06-22 21:00:10

By Janette Williams PASADENA -- Richard Koshalek, the high-profile, hard-driving president of Art Center College of Design since 1999, will not have his contract renewed when it expires in 18 months. John Puerner, chairman of the college's 16-member Board of Trustees, speaking from his home in Santa Fe on Saturday, said the college was in the process of "crafting a communication to deliver to the Art Center community" in the next few days. "We will provide communication ... using a new...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'