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Robert Huttenback

Robert Arthur Huttenback (March 8, 1928 – June 10, 2012)[1] was the third Chancellor of UC Santa Barbara from 1977 to 1986.[2] He was ousted from the post in July 1986 after allegations that he and his wife had embezzled more than $170,000 from the university to perform renovations on their home.[3]

Robert A. Huttenback
Third Chancellor of the
University of California, Santa Barbara
Personal details
Born (1928-03-08)March 8, 1928
Frankfurt, Germany
Died June 10, 2012(2012-06-10) (aged 84)
Spouse(s) Freda
Residence Santa Barbara, California
Alma mater Camarillo, California


  1. ^ Who's who in the West. 11. Marquis Who's Who, Incorporated. 1968. Retrieved 2015-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Robert Huttenback: 1928-2012 UCSB Chancellor 1977-86". Santa Barbara Independent. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "EX-UNIVERSITY CHIEF AND WIFE HELD IN FRAUD CASE". Retrieved 2015-01-12. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Vernon Cheadle
Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara
Succeeded by
Daniel G. Aldrich