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...