Saturday, March 19, 2016

"being mentioned in the context of the Katehi controversy perhaps got Fox thinking."

See. Another Univ. of California Leader Quits Another For-Profit College Board

"Late on Friday, controversial for-profit college company Bridgepoint Education reported in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor Emerita and current Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, San Diego, had resigned from the company’s board of directors on Thursday, “effective immediately.” Bridgepoint’s filing says, “Dr. Fox’s decision to resign from the Board was for personal reasons not related to any disagreement with the Company relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.”

If so, the timing was bad."

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Nepotism by UCD Chancellor?
This is now floating around:a letter purportedly from staff about Katehi and claims of nepotism and other memos on catering...it just seems to go on and on.

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See KQED Newsroom on: UC Berkeley Sexual Harassment
This week, California Golden Bears assistant men's basketball coach Yann Hufnagel was fired amid allegations of sexual harassment. His is the latest in a series of harassment cases involving UC Berkeley faculty and employees. Thuy Vu sits down with KQED reporter Sara Hossaini, who has been closely following the story.

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ABC Local : STUDENTS, FACULTY DISTURBED BY RECENT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST CAL FACULTY MEMBERS


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There has got to be a better way...
This is ridiculous state of affairs on fin aid:
Tangled process of applying for financial aid deepens college affordability crisis

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