Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Rot At The Top

Too often in academia, horrible people keep getting promoted because it's the easiest way to get "rid" of them (away from you, anyway). People are happy to write glowing recommendation letters for people they hate as long as it sends them to another institution. Still this is pretty brazen.

University of California President Janet Napolitano placed UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi on administrative leave Wednesday night and ordered a probe into “serious questions” raised about her involvement in campus jobs for family members, possible misuse of student service fee revenue and misstatements about her role in social media contracts.