State Sen.Richard Pan thinks UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi is doing a good job but showed “poor judgment” injoining the boards of for-profit companies, including DeVry Education Group and a textbook publisher.
In a statement released Saturday morning, Pan, D-Sacramento, called Katehi “an able chancellor” who has helped raise enrollment, grow the campus’ endowment, and increased research funding.
“The Chancellor showed poor judgment in accepting a board position with DeVry, and UC should reexamine its policy of permitting university chancellors to receive compensation as board members of for-profit corporations,” Pan said. “However, her contributions to UC Davis and our region should be the primary consideration regarding her continued tenure as chancellor.”
Pan’s statement puts him at odds with Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, a fellow Sacramento Democrat who Fridaycalled for Katehi’s resignation...