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The Katehi Years at UC-Davis

UC-Davis Chancellor Apologizes Amid Outrage Over Pepper-Spray Use on Students 2

The years since Linda P.B. Katehi became chancellor of the University of California at Davis, in 2009, have been marked by controversy and conflict.

The key event was a campus police officer’s pepper-spraying of peaceful student protesters in 2011, an incident with both immediate and long-lasting consequences for Ms. Katehi.

Here’s a look at what happened, and how it led indirectly to her resignation in 2016.