Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Peevey/UCLA Coverage is Beginning to Look Like a Witch Hunt
Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles never planned to share $25 million of research grants that former utility regulator Michael Peevey helped secure from owners of the failed San Onofre nuclear power plant...
Full story at http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/may/05/ucla-peevey-25-million/
Why would UCLA be expected to "share" a research grant that was being offered to it? Why is such proposed non-sharing seen as doing something wrong? When universities receive donations or grants, they might conceivably use them in ways that involve other universities. But unless such sharing is a condition of the money, distributing it outside the university would not normally be expected. No one seems to be pointing out this fact so we will.