The Office of the President: University of Oregon


Links and publications providing background, context and insight to the New Partnership effort


Governor John Kitzhaber’s letter to the Oregon Education Investment Board

On December 1, 2011, Governor John Kitzhaber sent a letter to the Oregon Education Investment Board, outlining his charge and explaining his view toward implementation.

President Lariviere’s November 28, 2011 Statement to OUS Board

On November 28, 2011, President Richard Lariviere provide remarks to the OUS Board about his vision of the future of higher ed governance before the board voted to terminate his employment effective December 28, 2011.

Academic governance

Correspondence between American Association of University Professors and Oregon State Board of Higher Education.

HB 3683

Bill introduced late in the 2011 legislative session establishing the University of Oregon as an independent public university governed by a UO board of directors. Introduced for the sole purpose of adding clarifying legislative language, in anticipation of future action.

SB 909

Oregon Education Investment Board. SB 909 was the Governor’s priority education reform bill of the 2011 Legislative Session. SB 909 passed the Oregon Senate on June 20, the Oregon House on June 21, and was signed into law on June 28.

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A Little Supervision Is a Good Thing

by Matthew Hartley and Alan Ruby, for The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 29, 2011 A colleague in Central Asia who is steering the creation of a university that hopes to become a world-class research institution recently asked us why any college president would want to share power with a board of trustees. Why would ...

APLU Regional Meetings Final Report

November, 2010 Final report by APLU president Peter McPherson

State Outlook: Fiscal and State Policy Issues Affecting Postsecondary Education

July, 2010- Compiled by AASCU State Relations and Policy Analysis Team.

The rising price of inequality – how inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence

June, 2010– Report to congress and the secretary of education by the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Washington D.C.

The National Report Card on Higher Education

2008—Published by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.

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