Conflict of interest at UC Davis?
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Thanks to Roy Poses for pointing out that Linda Katehi, Chancellor of the University of California, Davis, is on the Board of Directors of John Wiley & Sons . As such, she is compensated by Wiley for her service and expected to own Wiley stock (p. 49, Section VII)....If Katehi is financially rewarded (through her stock if not her direct compensation) for Wiley's success in the market, then she has a conflict of interest in assessing the university's interest in OA. It's the same conflict of interest faced by executives of the non-profit American Chemical Society, who earn or earned bonuses tied to the market success of ACS publications. ...."