9/12/2010: Ed Ray, OSU President – and an economist – has a long Op-Ed in the Oregonian, bemoaning falling state support for higher ed. It’s the usual we provide a public good so taxpayers need to give us more money. That ship has sailed, what’s plan B? Does he support Lariviere’s “New Partnership” or does he think it will hurt OSU, and is he going to lobby the legislature to reject it?
And here is an Rachel Bachman interview with Ray from last month, on sports, if you are into that sort of thing. He is much more upfront about OSU’s athletic subsidies than UO has ever been.