12/28/2011: Former ASUO Pres and current UO Law Student Sam Dotters-Katz has started a group to promote UO independence by encouraging the legislature to give UO authority to have its own governing board.
As you know, President Lariviere’s contract was prematurely terminated last month by the OUS Board. Our President’s employment officially ends today, December 28th — but there’s meaningful action within our grasp to ensure our university’s future, and WE NEED YOUR HELP. ….
Executive Director, Students for Higher Education Excellence Now
Former UO Student Body President (2008-2009)
University of Oregon School of Law JD Candidate 2014
He points people to a facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/OregonSHEEN which has a variety of links. This effort appears to be closely associated with Phil Barnhart’s proposed legislation and looks very worthy of support. Let’s face it, nobody in this state give a damn what UO professors think, but the students? That’s a lot of votes.