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Newport Beach professor, 82, will retire from Loyola Marymount University after 42 years

Newport Beach professor, 82, will retire from Loyola Marymount University after 42 years

George Hess is a familiar face at Loyola Marymount University's College of Business Administration.

The 82-year-old Newport Beach resident has commuted to the Los Angeles-based campus for the past 42 years where he has served as associate dean and as a professor of management.

Hess will retire this week, marking the end of a four-decade-long tenure with the private university.

“It’s been a good trip — a pleasant and enjoyable 42 years,” Hess said earlier this week.

Before becoming a management professor Hess served in the Army as a reserve officer and worked at the Financial Management School in Indiana in 1957. He also taught management courses at Indiana...

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