The president of Oxnard College, a public college in Southern California, was recently sent on paid administrative leave, Ventura County star reported.
Ventura County College leaders received two complaints accusing Luis Sanchez of “illegal harassment, including on the basis of gender and sex,” the county said in a statement. They also cited allegations that Sanchez was “involved in misconduct relating to the Oxnard College Foundation.” The case will be investigated by independent lawyers.
“The district will not make any decisions on the charges until it receives an investigation report,” the statement said. “The district will conduct a fair, thorough and impartial investigation. At this time, the county is unable to provide additional information due to the confidentiality of the investigation. “
Ventura County star received an email to staff from Greg Gillespie, Chancellor of Ventura County College, in which he announced his resignation last Thursday.
“This is not a disciplinary action,” Gillespie wrote in a subsequent email. “I understand that the situation may be alarming and unexpected.”