Fresno City College instructor and former Fresno City Councilman, Brian Calhoun, plead not guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor battery charges on a student.
69-year-old Calhoun is accused of attacking a 19-year-old student in March.
Calhoun says he was trying to protect himself from the student.
Brian Calhoun has worked at the college for 25 years.
He remains on administrative leave.
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