Thursday, December 28, 2017

Pattiz quits as of February

We noted in an earlier posting that Regent Pattiz was musing about resigning. Now he has, as of February. So he will presumably attend the January regents meeting. The resignation will give Gov. Brown another opportunity to appoint a regent.

University of California Regent Norm Pattiz, who was recorded last year asking an actress at his podcast company if he could hold her breasts and had recently been pressured to leave the board, will step down in February, The Chronicle has learned. The board took no action against Pattiz when the recording surfaced in October 2016 because he wasn’t conducting UC business at the time, said the regents, whose job includes holding UC faculty and executives accountable for sexual misconduct. The regents have since changed their policy so that alleged outside misconduct can trigger an investigation...

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