Professor Meets World

May 14, 2015 / Phil Lesch

What happens when scholars discuss potentially controversial ideas outside the "bubbles" of their disciplines and academe? read more >


Students succeed when Oregon reinvests in higher ed

May 11, 2015 / Phil Lesch

After years of disinvestment in higher education, Oregon’s economic recovery has finally made it possible to boost state funding for our universities. But it turns out that apportioning the gain from reinvestment can be even more challenging than rationing the pain of disinvestment. read more >


We’ve Got Your Back

May 08, 2015 / Phil Lesch

When a Polk State professor found himself accused of being anti-Christian, the college's leaders answered back -- and said he was entitled to academic freedom. read more >


2015-17 Collective Bargaining Issues

May 04, 2015 / Phil Lesch

In interest-based bargaining, we present the administration with issues or problems rather than a specific list of demands. Through the bargaining process, we will develop mutually acceptable solutions to these problems. read more >

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