Linda P.B. Katehi
Lawmakers began a broader inquiry over of how colleges have responded to non-violent Occupy protests.
UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi is now fighting calls for her resignation from students and faculty, condemnations from state lawmakers, and mass protests on her 32,000-student campus.
Chancellor Linda Katehi defended herself Tuesday from criticism over the campus police force’s pepper spraying of peaceful demonstrators as information emerged about the officer.
Students at the University of California, Davis once again set up camp on the quad overnight near the site where university police used pepper spray on seated protesters last week.
The UC Davis police chief was placed on leave because of the furor over the pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters by campus officers. Meanwhile, hundreds of students rallied on the UC Davis campus Monday in protest against the police pepper-spraying.