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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Administrator allegedly helped sexual partner get raises

Former UC Berkeley assistant vice chancellor Diane Leite was demoted due to her involvement in a sexual relationship with an employee she allegedly helped receive pay increases, according to documents obtained by the Bay Area News Group. Leite received a Feb. 17 letter from Vice Chancellor for Research Graham Fleming
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