Professor Eggert on Radio, in Paper, and at Panel

May 24, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted on “Morning Edition” (NPR) in a piece about whether Wall Street investment houses knew that they were packaging bad loans for securitization. “It’s amazing if any investment bank agreed to a maximum number of loans they would kick back for defects. That means that they were willing to accept junk.


Professor Hall to Lead Students in Cambodian Documentary

May 12, 2008 by | General News

Champman University has announced that Professor John Hall and veteran documentary filmmaker, Jeff Swimmer, will lead five students on a trip to Cambodia to develop documentaries for the Khmer Arts Academy and Tiny Toones, two arts-focused NGOs in need of assistance to create more public awareness for their work. The two-week trip will commence on


Dean Canova Featured in OC Register

May 10, 2008 by | Faculty

Associate Dean Tim Canova was featured in the Orange County Register’s Mortgage Insider, in a piece entitled “Did the agencies rating mortgage bonds let greed trump common sense?” Dean Canova was quizzed about the agencies and their role in the housing boom and its subsequent collapse. In the wide ranging interview, Dean Canova tackled some


Professor Eggert Speaks on Mortgages

May 7, 2008 by | Faculty

Professor Kurt Eggert was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, in a story entitled “In mortgage market, ‘walkaway’ homeowners may be urban myth,” which discussed whether homeowners are walking away from their mortgages . Excerpt: “So many of the loans made were irresponsible — for the borrowers and for the lenders,” said Kurt Eggert, an


Professor Rotunda to Join Chapman Law Faculty

May 3, 2008 by | General News

On May 21, 2008, Chapman University announced that Professor Ronald Rotunda, one of the most influential law professors in the country (Legal Ethics and Constitutional Law), will be joining the Chapman Law faculty as a Professor of Law, together with his wife, Kyndra Rotundra, an expert on military law (and former GITMO prosecutor), who will