The terrible thing happened when the Board of Regents were being shown through the campus.
The Regents were the supreme rulers of the University; they were bankers and manufacturers and pastors of large churches; to them even the president was humble.
He saw that out of the seven members of the Board of Regents, the four who lived in or near Zenith were present.
These charges are: Disloyalty to his dean, his president, his regents and to the State of Winnemac.
President Truscott announced, "Gentlemen, this joint meeting of the Council and the regents is to consider charges against Professor Max Gottlieb preferred by his dean and by myself."
The chairman of the Board of Regents suggested, "Gottlieb, I think it would simplify things if you just handed us your resignation and permitted us to part in good feeling, instead of having the unpleasant—"
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The California Board of Regents voted to increase student fees 32% at all University of California schools.
The King was captured, so his son served as Regent in his absence.