Occupy UC Davis General Assembly voted that it has no confidence in Linda Katehi as chancellor.
114 thousand people signed a petition calling on Linda Katehi to resign
Following the 2011 student anti-austerity protests in Greece, she co-authored a report that contributed to the repeal of a Greek university asylum law that restricted the ability of police to enter university campuses.
A member of the National Security Higher Education Advisory Board – a network of college presidents that work with FBI to share information about subversive activity by students and faculty.
Served as a Provost at the University of Illinois. During her tenure, the school admitted hundreds of students with weak academic records following the efforts of politicians and other heavily influential people to lobby on their behalf. Her level of involvement is disputed. She claims that these decisions were made over her head and that she had no knowledge of them. But released emails demonstrate the involvement of the associate provost who worked directly under her. In addition, Katehi was CCed on emails regarding the clouted students.
Following the pepper spraying, Katehi claimed that she was open to discuss the incident with students. But when Jerika Heinze, who was pepper sprayed, repeatedly requested to talk to Katehi, she was ignored. After Heinze confronted her in person, Katehi set up an interview, but terminated it early after being pressed about the about her actions on the day of the pepper spraying.
Ordered to clear the quad on November 18, resulting in police pepper spraying students.