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College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

Original post made on Nov 16, 2021

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor emeritus who was fired from his post amid claims of financial impropriety.

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Posted by Joanne
a resident of Woodside: other
on Nov 16, 2021 at 4:12 am

Joanne is a registered user.

After reading this, I am appalled at what this chancellor has done. Galatolo has ripped off the tax payers for over $1,000,000 and the DA has to think about filing charges?? Students, faculty, taxpayers and citizens should be outraged at his abhorrent behavior and demand he repay the district the money he stole for his personal gain. A salary of almost $500,000 plus benefits isn’t enough for [Portion removed due to disrespectful comment or offensive language] so he has to steal more. Someone needs to seize his assets and sell them. Unbelievable.


Posted by Brad
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Dec 23, 2021 at 11:18 pm

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How is the College District responsible for paying legal fees for this disgusting human being and his illegal behaviour??
Taxpayers should never be footing the bill for this! Why is it taking so long when there are witnesses and blatant evidence available?


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