Katehi Removed as Chancellor at UC-Davis

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Hank Reichman has been reporting on the many issues surrounding Linda Katehi and the other chancellors in the University of California system. What follows is a short item by Mariel Hemingway, writing for the University Herald; the piece is largely a synthesis of the reports from other news sources:

“Linda Katehi has been embroiled in several controversies in her tenure as the chancellor for University of California, Davis. One of the most notable events was the pepper spray incident that involved peaceful student protestors on campus. This is on top of numerous allegations including mismanagement of university funds.

“UC Davis’s provost Ralph Hexter has been called on to become the interim chancellor of the university, USA Today College noted. Before Katehi was ousted as chancellor, she was placed on forced but paid leave as she is investigated over violations of UC Davis’ policies. The suspension led to two weeks…

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