Tuesday, March 22, 2016


The saga of the UC-Davis chancellor continues: Four days after calling on UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi to resign, Assemblyman Jim Cooper said Monday that he now believes she should remain in her post.
Cooper, D-Elk Grove, was one of five state legislators who called for Katehi’s removal over her acceptance of seats on private corporate boards, but changed his mind after Katehi apologized to students in a letter Thursday and after she spoke to Cooper by phone. 
Katehi has been under fire since revelations that she accepted a seat on the board of DeVry Education Group, which is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of misleading advertising.“Given her apology and explanation to the students of UC Davis, I believe that it is in the best interest of our students and the public that she remain in her position and continue the work she is doing for our region,” Cooper said in a statement issued Monday by his office...
It must have taken a lot of persuading to turn him around:

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