3/16/2013: Back in December Jamie Moffitt gave a presentation on UO budget projections to a closed OUS board meeting. I tried to attend as a journalist, they kicked me out. The RG made a public records request for the numbers UO presented, as did I. Here’s what we got back, late last week:
Attached, please find the documents responsive to your mirror request for “The forecast or projection document/s that the University of Oregon submitted to the Finance and Administration Committee of the Oregon Board of Higher Education for the committee’s Dec. 21, 2012 executive session in Eugene”, made 1/2/2013. Any redactions were made under the Internal Advisory Communication exemption, ORS 192.502 (1).
I’ve posted a full copy of Moffitt’s powerpoint here – but don’t bother, it’s all redacted like this. And Jamie Moffitt wants us to trust her when she tells the union there’s no money for raises? No thanks.
Personally, I’d rather trust Howard Bunsis from the AAUP. Bunsis is willing to deliver his presentation in public, he’ll take questions without stomping out of the meeting in a huff, and he posts the uncensored slides: