A new discipline required a new degree. Dartmouth awarded the first Masters of Science in Commerce in 1900, which morphed into Harvard’s MBA in 1908.
You have to really work at it to get arrested at a University of California campus protest. University administrators look at protest as part of the education process -- and they frequently issue memos stating how much they agree with left-wing causes. Administrators don't want campus police to arrest students -- especially students who attend demonstrations against state cuts to higher education.