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Higher Ed Legisislative update:

6/10/2011: Kimberley Melton of the Oregonian reports the Oregon Education Association has come out against Kitzhaber’s SB909 proposal for a new board Run by Nancy…

Well-paid UO Consultants

6/9/2016: Those ingrates at Huron Higher Ed consultants have almost finished their $1.789 million consulting job, leaving behind this description of the UO administrators that…

Who’s the boss here?

6/7/2011: Stanley Fish – former professor, former administrator, seldom a very interesting columnist – revisits an old question in the NYT: If you’re a college…

UO teaching HS furlough classes

6/4/2012: First I’d heard of this constructive idea, from KEZI: With plenty of parents worried about how furlough days will affect their child’s education, the…

20 tons of the good shit:

Bad news from the RG. UO’s final exams start Monday. Rumor has it desperate undergrads are already looting the Starbucks on 13th: OAKRIDGE — A…

UO fires Arabic instructors

6/2/2011: I’m hoping that this ODE story is not an entirely accurate description of what happened in our Arabic program. But at this point anything…

Higher ed is now backwards:

6/2/2011: Interesting opinion piece, courtesy of a reader: Back in the mid 20th century, colleges and universities helped America beat down economic inequality. Now they…

Read the Oregonian

5/30/2011: State cuts education, spends $2 million on carpooling consultants.

blogger problems

5/13/2011: There are some intermittent problems with posting, comments, and with the polls (the n seems to have doubled overnight). This has happened before, blogger.com…

Inside Oregon

5/3/2011: Joe Moseley is doing a nice job with the “Official Organ” of UO. And I appreciate the fact he’s not competing with my coffee…

Trumped

Update, 4/27/2011: One week after my post below, Barack Obama finally released his long form birth certificate. Coincidence? Every other sentient being on the planet…

religion and cheating

4/25/2010: An interesting result from a UO Psych professor, described in the RG: In experiments involving 100 students at UBC, the researchers found that a…