Former campus administrator involved in scandal fired

UC Berkeley terminated the employment today of the former campus administrator who used her position to increase the salary of an employee with whom she had a sexual relationship. Diane Leite had been assistant vice chancellor for Research Enterprise Services but was demoted Feb. 17 for violating the university’s policy
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A crisis of confidence

CAMPUS AFFAIRS: The campus administration should allow an independent committee to investigate an administrator’s conduct.

Administrative misconduct will always garner attention. But when the scandal involves both sex and money, it can be easy to lose sight of the wrongs actually committed. Former UC Berkeley assistant vice chancellor Diane Leite has received sufficient repercussions for violating the university rules that govern sexual relationships between employees,
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UC Berkeley faculty request investigation of campus official’s pay raise scandal

13 professors want an independent committee to investigate campus official's improper pay raises to boyfriend

A group of UC Berkeley faculty members sent a letter Tuesday to Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer questioning the “surprisingly mild measures” administrators have taken in response to a campus official who gave pay raises to her sexual partner. Former assistant vice chancellor Diane Leite was recently demoted and docked
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The administrators always get away with it

The Contra Costa Times broke the story that a top Berkeley administrator has been penalized for illicitly and repeatedly promoting an employee with whom she was allegedly having a long-term sexual relationship. Apparently, Jonathan Caniezo’s salary increased from less than $70,000 in 2007 to over $110,000 in 2010, despite protests
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