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Higher Ed News Clips

August 20, 2013

  • OUS:
  1. [Guest Opinion] Big gifts a mixed blessing for 'University of Nike', Oregonian, 8.20.13, by Tim Nesbitt
  2. Wave of student housing projects raises concerns in Eugene, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.19.13, by Tom Henderson
  • K-12:
  1. Audit: Portland Public Schools has the worst graduation rate among large Oregon districts, Oregonian, 8.19.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Gender, Jobs and G.P.A., Inside Higher Ed, 8.20.13, by Allie Grasgreen
  2. [AP] As Price of College Rises, So Does Federal Aid, ABC News, 8.20.13
  3. Parents Turned Down for PLUS Loans Will Be Allowed to Appeal, Education News, 8.20.13, by Julia Lawrence


  • OUS:
  1. Governor nominates diverse Oregonians, others for powerful higher education boards, Oregonian, 8.19.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [AP] Nike's Phil Knight takes name off list of nominees for University of Oregon board, Oregonian, 8.17.13
  3. [Audio] Higher Ed Reorganization, Jefferson Public Radio
  4. [Editorial] University competition expands from Pac-12 to Pacific Rim, Oregonian, 8.16.13
  5. Building for the future, Gazette-Times, 8.18.13, by Bennett Hall
  6. Oregon State University 'greenest' school in state; 11th in U.S., Statesman Journal, 8.14.13, by Don Currie
  7. Geothermal, Solar Put Oregon Tech On All-Renewables Course, Earth Techling, 8.19.13, by Pete Danko
  • State:
  1. [Letter] There's more to the story of student debt, Oregonian, 8.18.13, by David Yaden
  2. $70 Million Of Education Initiatives Live On In Rudy Crew's Wake, OPB, 8.16.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. Bridging the Gap, Inside Higher Ed, 8.19.13, by Carl Straumsheim


  • OUS:
  1. University workers in contract struggle, Statesman Journal, 8.16.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  2. WOU gets $1 million grant for early childhood education, Statesman Journal, 8.16.13, by Peter Wong
  3. College offers free counseling, The Bulletin, 8.16.13, by Tyler Leeds
  4. Eastern Oregon University’s coliseum stays busy during renovation, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.15.13, by Tom Henderson
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Testing ‘Pay It Forward’, Register-Guard, 8.16.13
  • National:
  1. [Editorial] Don’t change education loan rules midstream, The Bulletin, 8.16.13
  2. [Guest Opinion] The PLUS Loan Problem, Inside Higher Ed, 8.16.13, by Justin Draeger
  3. Sallie Mae, US Dept of Ed Under FDIC Scrutiny Over Student Loans, Education News, 8.16.13, by Julia Lawrence


  • OUS:
  1. John Kitzhaber signs SB 270 allowing the University to implement an independent governing board, Daily Emerald, 8.15.13, by Jake Crump
  2. Study shows more students pay for tuition with financial aid than parental aid, Daily Emerald, 8.15.13, by Craig Garcia
  3. Current status of student loans, debt, Daily Barometer, 8.14.13, by Kaitlyn Kohlenberg
  4. UO unveils Native American studies minor, Daily Emerald, 8.14.13, by Robert Wery
  5. [AP] Student housing developer pays $5 million for site near University of Oregon, The Republic, 8.15.13
  • State:
  1. Oregon declared at 'high risk' of breaking agreement with U.S. Department of Education to rate teachers partly by test scores, Oregonian, 8.15.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. [Opinion] Change FAFSA Now, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.15.13, by Sara Goldrick-Rab and Robert J. Kelchen


  • OUS:
  1. Gifts to PSU more than double in three years, Oregonian, 8.7.13, by Suzanne Pardington
  2. UO students make award-worthy documentary films, Daily Emerald, 8.12.13, by Cole Knutson
  3. Portland State University professor invents zero-gravity coffee cup, Oregonian, 8.13.13, by Julie Rutherford
  • K-12:
  1. [Editorial] Low scores don’t diminish value of Common Core, The Bulletin, 8.11.13
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Slow down on Pay it Forward, The Bulletin, 8.13.13
  2. Pa. lawmaker latches on to Oregon's idea for tuition-free college education, Penn Live, 8.12.13, by Jan Murphy
  • National:
  1. Meritocracy or Bias?, Inside Higher Ed, 8.13.13, by Scott Jaschik
  2. Researchers Explore Factors Behind Mismatched College Choices, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.13.13, by Casey McDermott


  • OUS:
  1. [Guest Opinion] Building on Eugene’s foundation for startups, Register-Guard, 8.11.13, by Nathan Lillegard
  2. Dozen Local Startups Selected For Program, OPB, 8.7.13, by Ilene Aleshire
  3. OSU President Calls For Increased Cooperation Statewide, Hood River News, 8.9.13, by Raelynn Ricarte
  4. Character building, Register-Guard, 8.12.13, by Diane Dietz
  5. Writers will gather for SOU conference, Mail Tribune, 8.11.13, by John Darling
  6. OSU Faculty Selected For “Early Career Development” Award, Albany Tribune, 8.11.13
  7. USDA awards grant to OSU to study forest mortality, KZTV, 8.6.13
  8. OSU archaeology team digs for answers to questions about life at Fort Yamhill, Statesman Journal, 8.9.13, by Michael Majchrowicz
  • K-12:
  1. [Editorial] Push Oregon's teacher-prep system into nation's top 10: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 8.8.13
  • State:
  1. Merkley jumps on 'Pay it Forward' bandwagon for student loans, calls for federal pilot program, Oregonian, 8.9.13, by Jeff Mapes
  2. Is the average debt upon college graduation more than $24,000?, PolitiFact Oregon, 7.11.13
  • National:
  1. Going Broke From College Tuition? Thank the States., Bloomberg, 8.12.13, by Christopher Flavelle
  2. Student Loan Lifestyles, Inside Higher Ed, 8.12.13, by Scott Jaschik
  3. ‘Majoring in a Professor’, Inside Higher Ed, 8.12.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. New program offered to WOU medical students, Itemizer-Observer, 8.6.13
  2. OSU Focuses On Innovation, Dallas Chronicle, 8.7.13
  3. Office of Equity and Inclusion works to address accessibility concerns on campus, Daily Barometer, 8.6.13, by Kaitlyn Kohnlenberg
  4. Restart benefits design of renovation and expansion of UO student union, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.8.13, by Inka Bajandas
  5. New Classrooms Coming To University Of Oregon, OPB News, 8.1.13
  • K-12:
  1. Time Running Out For Portland School Construction Projects, OPB, 8.8.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. [AP] Obama to sign student loan deal, 8.9.13, Gazette-Times, by Philip Elliott
  2. Study Shows Merit Based Scholarships Growing, Need Based Staying Flat, Education News, 8.5.13, by Julia Lawrence
  3. Competency-Based Transcripts, Inside Higher Ed, 8.9.13, by Paul Fain
  4. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in the Student-Loan Deal, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.8.13, by Christine Lindstrom


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Knight's UO generosity needs broader scope, Mail Tribune, 8.7.13
  2. [Guest Opinion] Tapping private resources for public university good, Oregonian, 8.7.13, by Jim Francesconi
  3. [Letter] Institutional board will benefit Oregon State, Statesman Journal, 8.6.13, by Patrick F. Stone
  4. [Letter] A change in state’s higher education, The World Link, 8.6.13, by James Clark
  5. What’s in a name? Everything for Oregon Tech president, Herald and News, 8.6.13, by Samantha Tipler
  6. The $44 million plan, Vanguard, 8.6.13, by Stephanie Fudge-Bernard
  7. PSU opens new Office of Academic Innovation, Vanguard, 8.6.13, by Shawn Veasey
  8. A Debt-Free Degree?, In These Times, 8.7.13, by Sarah Jaffe
  • National:
  1. Average Student Loan Debt Could Cost A Household $208,000 Over A Lifetime: Study, Huffington Post, 8.4.13


  • OUS:
  1. OSU chooses path to independence, Register-Guard, 7.31.13, by Diane Dietz
  2. UO President Michael Gottfredson signs letter to Congress to close ‘innovation deficit’, Daily Emerald, 8.5.13, by Cole Knutson
  3. Urban Sustainability Accelerator shares Portland's green expertise with cities around the country, Oregonian, 7.29.13, by Becca Stanek
  4. Lewis and Clark and PSU among elite green colleges, Portland Tribune, 8.5.13, by Steve Law
  5. In the Spirit of Education, Oregon Wine Press, 8.1.13, by Hilary Berg
  6. Director of Public Safety Jack Rogers bids farewell to OSU, Life @ OSU, 7.29.13
  7. Read The Pride, created by High School Journalism Institute 2013 students, Oregonian, 8.1.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • K-12:
  1. Local school districts earn grant, The Bulletin, 8.6.13, by Tyler Leeds
  • National:
  1. Students With Credentials Fare Better as Transfers From Community Colleges, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.6.13, by Katherine Mangan


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] OSU list of board nominees misses one bet, Democrat Herald, 8.4.13, by Mike McInally
  2. Agent of change, Gazette-Times, 8.4.13, by Bennett Hall
  3. Oregon Tech Professor Receives Award for Leadership in Engineering Technology Education, Oregon Tech News, 8.2.13
  4. Portland, North Clackamas and David Douglas schools win grant to help PSU produce more diverse and effective teachers, Oregonian, 8.5.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • K-12:
  1. School districts do their homework on grant spending, Mail Tribune, 8.4.13, by Janet Eastman
  • State:
  1. Oregon education reform gets $10M boost, Portland Business Journal, 8.2.13, by Matthew Kish
  2. Oregon helps lead the way in online testing, Oregonian, 8.3.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Congress Passes Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Compromise, Education News, 8.5.13, by Julia Lawrence
  2. Previewing the Higher Ed Act, Inside Higher Ed, 8.5.13, by Doug Lederman
  3. [AP] From recession’s wake, innovation blooms in education, Gazette-Times, 8.5.13, by Robbie Corey-Boulet


  • OUS:
  1. Why Oregon State wants a local board, Portland Business Journal, 8.2.13, by Matthew Kish
  2. [Letter] OSU president was right to establish governing board, Gazette-Times, 8.1.13, by John V. Byrne
  3. The Value of a Liberal Arts Education in Today's Global Marketplace, Huffington Post, 7.24.13, by Edward J. Ray
  4. Lifting up startups, Register-Guard, 7.28.13, by Ilene Aleshire
  5. OSU-Cascade names Health-Wellness dean, KTVZ, 7.22.13
  6. Music festival design project strikes right note for architecture students, Daily Journal of Commerce, 7.25.13, by Inka Bajandas
  7. Powered by the Sun, But Off to a Slow Start, 7.23.13, State Impact – NPR, by Terrence Henry
  8. Beer, wine, cheese studies get boost at OSU, Portland Business Journal, 8.2.13, by Suzanne Stevens
  9. Fermentation education, The Bulletin, 7.22.13, by Rachael Rees
  10. Oregon State University expands its cheesemaking program, Oregonian, 7.27.13, by Cassie Hill and Diane Ornelas
  11. Falls City benefitting from student's research, Itemizer-Observer, 7.23.13, by Jolene Guzman
  12. Native American longhouse home away from home for Oregon State students, Oregonian, 7.27.13, by Ilda Eufragio and Calli Huang Di Storrs
  • State:
  1. Oregon's 'Pay It Forward' plan tackles loan debt, USA Today, 7.25.13, by Katey Psencik
  2. 'Pay Forward' still shifts obligations elsewhere, Oregonian, 7.23.13, by David Sarasohn
  • National:
  1. Beyond Grades, Inside Higher Ed, 8.2.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] OSU jumps aboard, Register-Guard, 8.1.13
  2. Locals recommended for OSU board, The Bulletin, 8.1.13, by Tyler Leeds
  3. Straub Hall remodel begins, Register-Guard, 8.1.13, by Diane Dietz
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Algie Gatewood leaves Portland Community College, Portland Business Journal, 7.31.13, by Matthew Kish
  • National:
  1. Congress approves student loan plan, Washington Post, 7.31.13, by Jenna Johnson
  2. Walton foundation pumps $20 million into Teach for America, Washington Post, 7.31.13, by Lyndsey Layton


  • OUS:
  1. Campus growth prompts construction, Daily Barometer, 7.30.13, by Emma-Kate Schaake
  2. Students reap benefit from Degree Partnership Program, Daily Barometer, 7.30.13, by Kaitlyn Kohlenberg
  3. PSU’s Diversity Action Plan proving difficult to define, Vanguard, 7.30.13, by Ryan Voelker
  4. TalentShare club aims to help UO students find new talents, Daily Emerald, 7.30.13, by Cole Knutson
  5. New bus route to run by Oregon Institute of Technology's Wilsonville campus, Oregonian, 7.30.13, by Justin Runquist
  • K-12:
  1. How about a statewide property tax for Oregon schools, Gov. John Kitzhaber suggests, Oregonian, 7.31.13, by Harry Esteve
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Investing in human capital, Mail Tribune, 7.31.13
  2. [Opinion] Pay it forward, Vanguard, 7.30.13, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
  • National:
  1. U.S. Higher-Education System Perpetuates White Privilege, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.31.13, by Casey McDermott
  2. Decline in College Enrollment Numbers Strain Budgets, Operations, Education News, 7.31.13, by Julia Lawrence


  • OUS:
  1. OSU says it will form a governing board, Gazette-Times, 7.30.13
  2. Phil Knight, Nike executive and UO donor, on the list of possible UO board members, Oregonian, 7.30.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. [Editorial] How will OSU fare as national enrollment dips?, Gazette-Times, 7.29.13
  4. [Guest Opinion] OSU/city collaboration an ‘abusive relationship’, Gazette-Times, 7.29.13, by Tom Jensen
  • K-12:
  1. The School Bell Is About to Ring for Education Advocates, Huffington Post, 7.30.13, by Sue Hildick
  • State:
  1. The Rising Cost of Higher Education: What Now?, Rolling Stone, 7.29.13, by Rebecca Nathanson
  2. Kitzhaber on Rudy Crew: 'We knew what we were getting', Statesman Journal, 7.30.13, by Hannah Hoffman


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon’s public universities to offer immigrants in-state tuition, Herald and News, 7.28.13, by Miles Sari
  2. UO begins a new era of bargaining, Register-Guard, 7.28.13, by Diane Dietz
  3. Two sides are $6 million apart, Register-Guard, 7.28.13
  4. Portland State researchers win top international research award, Oregonian, 7.26.13, by Suzanne Pardington
  5. SOU earns national acclaim for video, Mail Tribune, 7.27.13, by Kris Henry
  • State:
  1. [Guest Opinion] The Downsides of Oregon’s ‘Pay It Forward’ Plan, National Review, 7.26.13, by Alex Holt
  2. [Editorial] Tuition idea needs more work, La Grande Observer, 7.26.13
  3. State's education leader had history of short stays at schools, Statesman Journal, 7.27.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  • National:
  1. U.S. Senate lowers student loans, The Bulletin, 7.28.13, by Tyler Leeds
  2. Could a Private University Have Made a Difference in Detroit?, The Atlantic, 7.27.13, by Justin Pope


  • OUS:
  1. Dual enrollment program with LCC shaves thousands off tuition costs for UO students, Daily Emerald, 7.25.13, by Cole Knutson
  • State:
  1. Wheeler launches campaign for educational tuition fund, Mail Tribune, 7.26.13, by John Darling
  • National:
  1. College Enrollment Falls as Economy Recovers, New York Times, 7.25.13, by Richard Perez-Pena
  2. Follow the Money, Inside Higher Ed, 7.26.13, by Paul Fain
  3. [Guest Opinion] Who Is Driving the Online Locomotive?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.24.13, by Rob Jenkins


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] OSU decision looms on governing board, Gazette-Times, 7.25.13
  2. OSU-Cascades expands offerings, Bend Bulletin, 7.25.13, by Tyler Leeds
  3. Oregon Tech Jumps More Than 100 Spots in Forbes’ Top Colleges List, Oregon Tech News, 7.25.13
  4. SOU professor earns Fulbright Award, Mail Tribune, 7.25.13
  5. Portland State University prof wins big at Comic-Con, Oregonian, 7.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  6. CPSO talks security as reports of violence against women spike, Vanguard, 7.23.13, by Ravleen Kaur
  • State:
  1. Oregon chief education officer will have performance, travel, expenses monitored regularly from now on, Oregonian, 7.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Senate Approves College Student Loan Plan Tying Rates to Markets, New York Times, 7.24.13, by Jeremy W. Peters
  2. [AP] Financial concerns are driving college decisions, study says, Bend Bulletin, 7.24.13, by Philip Elliott
  3. 'Shake Up' for Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 7.25.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. Davies weighs in on concept, La Grande Observer, 7.24.13, by Dick Mason
  2. IntroDUCKtion looks to achieve zero waste greatness, Daily Emerald, 7.22.13, by Craig Garcia
  3. Provost’s Challenge awards $3 million in grants, Vanguard, 7.23.13, by Gwen Shaw
  4. PSU program could bridge gaps between Portland and Waco (and others), Sustainable Business Oregon, 7.23.13, by Andy Giegerich
  • State:
  1. A tale of two cities -- and their university destiny, Oregonian, 7.23.13, by David Sarasohn
  2. One more Rudy Crew expense paid by taxpayers: Moving expenses for ex-Oregon education czar, Oregonian, 7.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. [AP] Senate set to finish work on student loan deal, Gazette-Times, 7.24.13
  2. Improving the Pathway to Higher Education, Diverse Issues in Higher Ed, 7.23.13, by Brian C. Mitchell


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon Tech Ranks Highest Starting Salary College in Oregon, Oregon Tech News, 7.22.13
  2. Oregon State kicks off $125 million in construction, Portland Business Journal, 7.22.13, by Matthew Kish
  3. Burglary at UO journalism school’s Ghana compound results in $25,000 in stolen goods, Daily Emerald, 7.22.13, by Eder Campuzano
  4. Portland State University Chamber Choir wins Italian contest, Oregonian, 7.22.13, by David Stabler
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Let's get education right this time, Herald and News, 7.23.13
  2. [Guest Opinion] On higher education, does Oregon expect too much?, Oregonian, 7.23.13, by Tim Nesbitt
  • National:
  1. Holding the Line, Inside Higher Ed, 7.23.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. More Evidence That Colleges Are Giving Money to Those Who Need It Least, Bloomberg Business Week, 7.23.13, by Karen Weise
  3. Unpaid Interns: Silent No More, New York Times, 7.20.13, by Ross Perlin


  • OUS:
  1. Return on Investment and Why It Matters for Higher Education, Huffington Post, 7.21.13, by Chris Maples
  2. Oregon State University gives students a hefty return for their tuition dollars, group says, Oregonian, 7.22.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Oregon Tech gets $12 million from state, Herald and News, 7.19.13, by Nora Avery-Page
  4. Universities have a rising trend in hiring more adjunct faculty and paying them less, Register-Guard, 7.22.13, by Troy Brynelson
  5. Oregon documents shed light on NCAA investigation, Daily Emerald, 7.21.13, by Christopher Keizur
  • State:
  1. More details emerge on ex-Oregon education czar Rudy Crew's frequent travels, lack of focus on Oregon results, Oregonian, 7.20.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. First Oregon, Now Ohio Looking at ‘Pay It Forward’ Tuition Plan, Education News, 7.22.13, by Julia Lawrence
  2. The attack of the MOOCs, The Economist, 7.20.13
  3. [Guest Viewpoint] Why U.S. Students Don’t Major in Science, Bloomberg, 7.17.13, by Cass R. Sunstein


  • OUS:
  1. Biology seniors post ‘incredible’ scores on test, La Grande Observer, 7.19.13, by Dick Mason
  2. WOU project gets green light, Itemizer-Observer, 7.17.13, by Aaron Newton
  3. PSU will keep Electric Avenue address charged, Portland Tribune, 7.18.13, by Jim Redden
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Anti-compete law drew blood, The Bulletin, 7.19.13, by Tyler Leeds
  • K-12:
  1. Intern Program Puts High School Students To Work, OPB, 7.18.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Rudy Crew's yearlong vacation in Oregon yields lessons for OEIB, Oregonian, 7.17.13
  2. [Editorial] A message to Rudy Crew’s new employer: Thanks!, The Bulletin, 7.18.13
  • National:
  1. (Another) Apparent Loan Deal, Inside Higher Ed, 7.18.13, by Doug Lederman
  2. Deal on Student-Loan Interest Rates Will Hurt Future Borrowers, Critics Say, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.19.13, by Kelly Field


  • OUS:
  1. PSU tuition increase lowered, effective fall 2013, Vanguard, 7.16.13, by Sheena Miller
  2. OSU says it can’t just turn over funds to city to pay for police, Gazette-Times, 7.17.13, by James Day
  3. UO preparing to renovate, expand student recreation center, Daily Journal of Commerce, 7.15.13, by Inka Bajandas
  4. University Studies program to complete review, explore changes, Vanguard, 7.16.13, by Matthew Ellis
  5. UO prof gets climate change grant, The Bulletin, 7.17.13, by Andrew Clevenger
  6. PSU regulates building access, Vanguard, 7.16.13, by Stephanie Tshappat
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Education bill amendment aids PCCs efforts at airport, Portland Tribune, 7.12.13, by Darryl Swan
  • State:
  1. Ex-education czar Rudy Crew racked up tons of travel, expenses, vacation, records show, Oregonian, 7.16.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Report Seeks to Shift the Financial-Aid Conversation From Loans to Savings, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.15.13, by Casey McDermott


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Think Too Much: The case for the liberal arts, Democrat-Herald, 7.13.13, by Mike McInally
  2. Prof probes reality in virtual realm, Gazette-Times, 7.13.13, by Mike McInally
  3. OSU-Cascades adds accounting degree, KTVZ News, 7.8.13
  4. Bookstore parking lot gone as work starts on OSU Student Experience Center, Gazette-Times, 7.9.13, by McKinley Smith
  5. Jess Lewis had field day as OSU groundskeeper, Portland Tribune, 7.11.13, by Kerry Eggers
  6. Grant helps college students recruit, retain women, R&D Magazine, 7.16.13, by National Center for Women & Information Technology
  • State:
  1. Legislators review 2013 session, Statesman Journal, 7.12.13, by Peter Wong
  2. Oregon Could Be The First State To Let Students To Go College Tuition-Free, Seattle Pi, 7.8.13, by Mandi Woodruff
  3. Gov. John Kitzhaber's Ex-Schools Chief Violated State Travel Rules, Willamette Week, 7.16.13, by Nigel Jaquiss and Alex Blum
  • National:
  1. Study Suggests Going Back to Basics: Saving to Fund Education, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 7.15.13, by Jamaal Abdul-Alim


  • OUS:
  1. Higher education winners, Bend Bulletin, 7.14.13, by John Costa
  2. UO tuition rise less than forecast, Register-Guard, 7.13.13, by Diane Dietz
  3. Tuition buy-down means University of Oregon students will only pay 3.4 percent more next year, Daily Emerald, 7.12.13, by Eder Campuzano
  4. Oregon, Oregon State team up and form a business accelerator, Portland Business Journal, 7.8.13, by Matthew Kish
  5. Queer courses developing on, off campus, expanding to a minor program, Daily Barometer, 7.9.13, by Megan Campbell
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Former Oregon Board of Education member hired to oversee community colleges after initial hiring deemed illegal, Oregonian, 7.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Portland Community College Cascade Campus President Algie Gatewood set to leave, Oregonian, 7.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Stretching State Aid, Inside Higher Ed, 7.15.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. The Gates Effect, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.14.13, by Marc Parry, Kelly Field, and Beckie Supiano


  • OUS:
  1. New, smaller tuition increases approved for Oregon universities, Oregonian, 7.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Education finally gets a boost, Portland Business Journal, 7.12.13
  3. State bonds aid PSU construction projects, Vanguard, 7.9.13, by Coby Hutzler
  4. Oregon Tech Ranks #16 for Best Online Engineering Master's Degree, Oregon Tech News, 7.11.13
  5. 105 F. 193 laps. 661 miles. Only solar energy: OSU 'Phoenix' wins, KVAL, 7.3.13, by David Stauth
  6. OSU and 4-H partner to offer marine science camp, Gazette-Times, 7.2.13, by Anthony Rimel
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. COCC enrollment is down, Bend Bulletin, 7.12.13, by Tyler Leeds
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] On higher education, Legislature gets an incomplete, Oregonian, 7.5.13
  2. Oregon Lawmakers Pioneer Tuition-Free 'Pay it Forward, Pay it Back' College Plan, ABC News, 7.5.13, by Susanna Kim
  3. Oregon House approves tuition overhaul study, Vanguard, 7.9.13, by Matthew Ellis
  • National:
  1. Cost Estimate Puts in Doubt Deal Covering Student Loans, New York Times, 7.11.13, by Jonathan Weisman
  2. Foreign Student Dependence, Inside Higher Ed, 7.12.13, by Elizabeth Redden
  3. CFO Survey Reveals Doubts About Financial Sustainability, Inside Higher Ed, 7.12.13, by Doug Lederman


  • OUS:
  1. Legislature Approves $16 Million For New OSU Campus In Bend, OPB, 7.9.13, by David Nogueras
  2. City ready for four-year university, Bend Bulletin, 7.10.13, by Hillary Borrud
  3. Engineering students control space experiments from PSU, Vanguard, 7.9.13, by Ryan Voelker
  4. Among solar race teams, OSU shines brightest, Sustainable Business Oregon, 7.9.13, by Andy Giegerich
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Corban University gets new president, Statesman Journal, 7.11.13, by Justin Much
  2. Dorm planning turns inward, Bend Bulletin, 7.11.13, by Tyler Leeds
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] State of debt, Daily Barometer, 7.9.13
  • National:
  1. Senators Reach Loan Deal, Inside Higher Ed, 7.10.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Congress needs to fix the student loan rate problem, Oregonian, 7.10.13
  3. [AP] Deal lacking on student loans, talks continue, Gazette-Times, 7.10.13


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon plan for tuition-free, loan-free university attendance an appealing concept, not a done deal, Oregonian, 7.9.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Clock ticking on OSU board decision, Gazette-Times, 7.10.13, by Bennett Hall
  3. Big Oregon Universities Applaud Boards, Bonds Bills, OPB, 7.8.13, by Rob Manning
  4. Extra funding eases tuition hikes, Gazette-Times, 7.9.13, by Bennett Hall
  5. Oregon’s top research universities form accelerator to create more startups, GeekWire, 7.9.13, by Taylor Soper
  6. Gender discrimination suit against UO advances, Register-Guard, 7.10.13, by Greg Bolt
  7. A new vision for University Place Hotel, Vanguard, 7.9.13, by Ryan Voelker
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. COCC gets state money, Bend Bulletin, 7.10.13, by Tyler Leeds
  • K-12:
  1. A fast track to college, Mail Tribune, 7.9.13, by Janet Eastman
  • State:
  1. Why the cost of college is going up, Portland Business Journal, 7.9.13, by Matthew Kish
  • National:
  1. Senate Fails to Restore Lower Interest Rate on Student Loans, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.10.13, by Kelly Field
  2. Coursera Raises Millions, Inside Higher Ed, 7.9.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Tuition at Oregon's public universities won't rise as much as planned, thanks to Legislature, Oregonian, 7.8.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. ‘Tuition buy down’ brings average tuition increases down to 3.5 percent from 4.8, Daily Emerald, 7.8.13, by Ian Campbell
  3. Oregon Looks at Way to Attend College Now and Repay State Later, New York Times, 7.3.13, by Richard Pérez-Peña
  4. No Such Thing as ‘Free Tuition’, Inside Higher Ed, 7.9.13, by Kevin Kiley
  5. Independence Day for Oregon universities, Portland Business Journal, 7.8.13, by Matthew Kish
  6. PSU gets $64 million in state bond funds, Portland Business Journal, 7.8.13, by Matthew Kish
  7. Oregon state Senate approves nearly $240 million in bonding authority to UO, Daily Emerald, 7.8.13, by Eder Campuzano
  8. Legislature Approves $16 Million For New OSU Campus In Bend, OPB News, 7.9.13, by David Miller
  9. College producing power on-site, Herald and News, 7.9.13, by Andrew Creasey
  10. [Guest Column] Oregon has big new ideas for education beyond high school, Oregonian, 7.9.13, by Tim Nesbitt
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Beware unintended consequences of ‘Pay it Forward’, Bend Bulletin, 7.9.13
  • National:
  1. Beyond MOOC Hype, Inside Higher Ed, 7.9.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon looking to eliminate tuition and loans for higher education students, Deseret News, 7.5.13, by Benjamin Wood
  2. SOU students back college payment concept, Mail Tribune, 7.5.13, by John Darling
  3. Free tuition? Sounds too good to be true (and it kind of is), Daily Emerald, 7.8.13, by Craig Garcia
  4. OSU Once Again Named Best Buy School By Fiske, Albany Tribune, 7.2.13
  5. Funding for OSU expansion likely, Bend Bulletin, 7.8.13, by Lauren Dake
  • K-12:
  1. [Guest Opinion] We're missing the point on teacher preparation, Oregonian, 7.8.13, by Sue Hildick
  • State:
  1. Lawmakers expand state plans to build at community colleges, universities, Oregonian, 7.8.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [AP] Oregon plans to change requirements for GED, Statesman Journal, 7.8.13
  • National:
  1. Republicans demand action on student loan interest rates, CNN, 7.6.13, by Ted Barrett and Ashley Killough
  2. The Interest Rate Impact, Inside Higher Ed, 7.8.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. Education Reform Movement Learns Lesson From Old Standards, NPR, 7.5.13, by Cory Turner


  • OUS:
  1. Senate overwhelmingly votes to grant UO an independent governing board, Daily Emerald, 7.3.13, by Eder Campuzano
  2. [AP] Plan would make tuition free at Oregon colleges, Statesman Journal, 7.4.13, by Steven Dubois
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Illegal hiring of Oregon community colleges commissioner will require a redo, Oregonian, 7.3.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon students granted free access to thousands of digital books, Oregonian, 7.4.13, by Laura Frazier
  2. Oregon schools update policies on bullying, Statesman Journal, 7.5.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  3. What works, and what doesn't, in Portland-area schools? University of Portland doctoral students will do the research, The Oregonian, 7.6.13, by Betsy Hammond


  • OUS:
  1. Springfield schools superintendent appointed as Oregon’s interim education chief, Daily Emerald, 7.2.13, by Ian Campbell
  2. Student loan interest rate climbs, Bend Bulletin, 7.2.13, by Tyler Leeds
  3. University of Oregon arms its campus police officers, Vanguard, 7.2.13, by Stephanie Tshappat
  4. SBA receives $250K donation, Vanguard, 7.2.13, by Ryan Voelker
  5. Ecampus provides alternative course experience, Daily Barometer, 7.3.13, by Kaitlyn Kohlenberg
  6. [Opinion] PSU cancels 79 summer classes, Vanguard, 7.2.13, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
  7. Two Oregon universities make top 21 best buys list, Statesman Journal, 7.3.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  • Other Northwest Higher Education:
  1. Oregon Health & Science University to lock in tuition for new, existing students, Oregonian, 7.1.13, by Nick Budnick
  2. [AP] Washington State University won't raise tuition for 1st time in 27 years, Oregonian, 7.2.13
  • K-12:
  1. Despite Spending Plan OK, Eugene Still Losing Teachers, School Days, OPB News, 7.3.13, by Josephine Woolington
  • State:
  1. $6.75 billion school funding plan may help avert cuts, Statesman Journal, 7.2.13, by Peter Wong
  2. In Oregon, a Plan to Eliminate Tuition and Loans at State Colleges, New York Times, 7.3.13, by Richard Perez-Pena
  • National:
  1. What It Takes to Make New College Graduates Employable, New York Times, 6.28.13, by Alina Tugend


  • OUS:
  1. Former Oregon university system chancellor to head national chancellors group, Oregonian, 7.1.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [Editorial] OSU-city group mustn’t lose its focus, Gazette-Times, 6.24.13
  3. Calming the waters, Gazette-Times, 6.24.13, by Bennett Hall
  4. ‘Eliminating the virus’, Democrat-Herald, 6.30.13, by McKinley Smith
  5. PSU students fuel downtown Portland's Green Empowerment with Nicaragua volunteers, Oregonian, 6.27.13, by Sara Hottman
  6. NuScale Power's Small Modular Reactor Chosen as Preferred Technology by Western Initiative for Nuclear, Business Wire, 7.1.13
  7. Layoff inspires car salesman to follow lifelong aspiration, Oregonian, 6.26.13, by Soumya Karlamangla
  8. In Eastern Oregon, an emerging drone mission: Keeping potatoes happy, Star Tribune, 6.26.13
  9. New OSU potato breeder seeks new varieties, Capital Press, 6.29.13, by Mitch Lies
  • State:
  1. Oregon Pay It Forward Program Passed By State Senate, Huffington Post, 7.1.13
  2. Oregon voters will decide student aid endowment, Statesman Journal, 6.28.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. Some Proposals to Remake Student Aid Would Harm College Access, Panel Warns, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.1.13, by Kelly Field


  • OUS:
  1. ASUO summer Senate outlines its goals, Daily Emerald, 7.1.13, by Craig Garcia
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon education leaders may come and go, but Pulliams stayed and thrived, Oregonian, 6.28.13
  2. University of Portland gets $1.5M grant, Portland Business Journal, 6.28.13, by Matthew Kish
  • K-12:
  1. [Editorial] Charter schools pass the test, Bend Bulletin, 6.30.13
  • State:
  1. Rudy Crew's resignation as Oregon's chief education officer took effect today, Oregonian, 7.1.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon Legislature's 'Grand bargain' closer to reality, Statesman Journal, 6.28.13, by Peter Wong
  3. Oregon schools get $6.55 billion as House approves K-12 budget, Oregonian, 7.1.13, by Harry Esteve
  • National:
  1. Student loan rates doubling on Monday, CNN Money, 6.30.13, by Jennifer Liberto
  2. Exacerbating Inequality, Inside Higher Ed, 7.1.13, by Doug Lederman


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon's public universities near independence, Mail Tribune, 6.28.13, by Steven Dubois
  2. Students jump-START college educations, Daily Barometer, 6.26.13, by Ria Rankine
  3. Portland State University Foundation appoints eight new trustees, Oregonian, 6.27.13, by Suzanne Pardington
  4. Tektronix donates $250,000 toward new Portland State business school, Oregonian, 6.27.13, by Mike Rogoway
  • State:
  1. Nancy Golden may replace Rudy Crew as Oregon education chief, Oregonian, 6.27.13, by Harry Esteve
  2. Can Washington's tuition lid extend to Oregon?, Oregonian, 6.28.13, by David Sarasohn
  • National:
  1. Student Loan Rates Set To Double On July 1, NPR, 6.28.13, by Claudio Sanchez
  2. Higher Student-Loan Interest Rates Could Have Political Costs, Chronicle of Higher Education, 6.28.13, by Kelly Field
  3. Who Frets Most About Student Debt, Economix, 6.26.13, by Annie Lowrey


  • OUS:
  1. George Pernsteiner selected as new SHEEO President, SHEEO, 6.26.13
  2. Independent boards now a possibility for Oregon's four regional universities, too, Oregonian, 6.26.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. UO governing board a step closer, Register-Guard, 6.27.13, by Saul Hubbard
  4. UO nears its goal of an independent governing board, Daily Emerald, 6.27.13, by Ian Campbell
  5. Cascades campus expands to four-year university, Daily Barometer, 6.26.13, by Emma-Kate Schaake
  6. NCAA gives Oregon a chance to earn back trust, Oregonian, 6.26.13, by Oregonian Editorial Board
  7. [AP] ‘Made in Oregon’ may not apply with Ducks apparel, Bend Bulletin, 6.26.13
  8. Customers notified of potential security breach of event ticket vendor used by three Oregon universities, Highland News, 6.27.13
  9. PSU set to check out of hotel business, Portland Business Journal, 6.21.13, by Wendy Culverwell
  10. PSU Impact Entrepreneurs host Elevating Impact Summit, PSU Vanguard, 6.25.13, by Matthew Ellis
  11. Want a job in the apparel industry? PSU can help, Portland Business Journal, 6.25.13, by Matthew Kish
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Chemeketa Community College to reduce cost of tuition and fees, Statesman Journal, 6.27.13
  • State:
  1. Oregon workforce in 2020: retirements outpace new growth, educational needs increase, Oregonian, 6.26.13, by Molly Young
  • National:
  1. Deadline Near With No Deal on Loan Rates for Students, New York Times, 6.26.13, by Jonathan Weisman
  2. Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Will Affect Student Aid for Such Couples, Chronicle of Higher Education, 6.27.13, by Kelly Field
  3. No Kids Allowed, Inside Higher Ed, 6.27.13, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. Tuition set to increase, Vanguard, 6.25.13, by Coby Hutzler
  2. PSU kills online MBA, debuts master's with Nike, Intel appeal, Portland Business Journal, 6.24.13, by Matthew Kish
  3. Freshly elected ASPSU president promotes change, Vanguard, 6.25.13, by Ryan Voelker
  • K-12:
  1. Among Conservatives, Concerns Grow Over New School Standards, NPR, 6.24.13, by Cory Turner
  • State:
  1. Community colleges, universities take stock of state-aid budgets, Statesman Journal, 6.25.13, by Peter Wong
  2. K-12 budget, on second try, passes Oregon Senate, Oregonian, 6.26.13, by Harry Esteve
  • National:
  1. An Interest Rate Compromise?, Inside Higher Ed, 6.26.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Underpaid Coaches?, Inside Higher Ed, 6.26.13, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. OSU Adopts University-Wide Open Access Policy, Albany Tribune, 6.25.13
  2. Craft brewing renaissance hits college campuses, USA Today, 6.18.13, by Devin Karambelas
  3. A head for beer, Gazette-Times, 6.21.13, by Bennett Hall
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Salem community college plans not to raise tuition for next year, Oregonian, 6.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • State:
  1. Oregon seeks new chief education officer after Rudy Crew quits to take New York City college presidency, Oregonian, 6.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon Senate poised to OK community college, university budgets, Statesman Journal, 6.25.13, by Peter Wong
  3. [Editorial] Aim for the middle, Mail Tribune, 6.20.13
  4. Endowment would help pay for college, Statesman Journal, 6.24.13, by Peter Wong
  5. [Editorial] Vote on scholarship fund, Register-Guard, 6.25.13
  • National:
  1. Merkley calls on Congress to take action before July 1st student loan interest rate hike, Oregon Legal Journal, 6.24.13
  2. [AP] Study: US education spending tops global list, Oregonian, 6.25.13


  • OUS:
  1. Highest paid university employees are, yes, the football coaches, Statesman Journal, 6.24.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  2. House OKs budget for statewide services, Capital Press, 6.19.13, by Mitch Lies
  3. OSU tuition and fees to increase 4.5% in the fall, Gazette-Times, 6.22.13, by James Day
  4. University of Oregon students will pay 5.8 percent more in tuition next year, Daily Emerald, 6.21.13, by Eder Campuzano
  5. The UO gets right to carry its guns, Register-Guard, 6.22.13, by Diane Dietz
  6. Oregon State University Constructing a New Black Cultural Center, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 6.21.13
  7. Portland State University drops more than 50 classes to save money, angering some students and faculty, Oregonian, 6.21.13, by Betsy Hammond
  8. Group to look at options for OSU's cooperative housing program, Gazette-Times, 6.24.13, by McKinley Smith
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Mt. Hood Community College lures neighbors with short courses, shortcake, Oregonian, 6.22.13, by Elliot Njus
  • State:
  1. Oregon Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew takes NYC job, Oregonian, 6.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. $6B scholarship proposal clears a big hurdle, Portland Business Journal, 6.21.13, by Matthew Kish
  • National:
  1. Another Round on Affirmative Action, Inside Higher Ed, 6.24.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. Tuition set to rise 5 percent at Oregon's public universities, Oregonian, 6.21.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon State Board of Higher Education gives UOPD the go-ahead to carry firearms, Daily Emerald, 6.21.13, by Eder Campuzano
  3. Being Prepared, Mail Tribune, 6.20.13, by Vince Tweddell
  4. [Guest Opinion] A successful university in Bend will boost Oregon, Oregonian, 6.21.13, by Mike Hollern
  5. Online Quality Control, Inside Higher Ed, 6.21.13, by Ry Rivard
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. A Cuban refugee will take an academic boost from Gresham’s Mt. Hood Community College to Stanford, Oregonian, 6.19.13, by Eric Apalategui
  2. Pacific University to launch College of Business, Oregonian, 6.21.13, by Laura Frazier
  • K-12:
  1. Advocates Push Oregon Schools To Improve Anti-Bullying Efforts, OPB, 6.18.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. [AP] State House approves higher education budget, The Register-Guard and others, 6.19.13, by Jonathan Cooper
  2. Oregon House OKs community college, university budgets, Statesman Journal, 6.19.13, by Peter Wong
  3. [Editorial] Higher education budgets improve on recent years, Bend Bulletin, 6.21.13
  • National:
  1. 10 Dubious Claims About Higher Ed Decline, Inside Higher Ed, 6.20.13, by Arthur M. Hauptman
  2. Crusader for Better Science Teaching Finds Colleges Slow to Change, Chronicle of Higher Education, 6.17.13, by Paul Basken


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Regional universities could lose under SB270, Gazette-Times, 6.18.13
  2. Carolyn McDermed named UOPD chief, Register-Guard, 6.18.13, by The Register-Guard
  3. [AP] Co-op housing program ends at four Oregon State buildings, Oregonian, 6.18.13
  4. Budget deal would aid Ore. colleges, universities, KATU News, 6.18.13, by Jonathan J. Cooper
  5. Survey: Oregon State University Among Country’s Most ‘Underrated Colleges’, CBS Seattle, 6.19.13
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. College Takes On New Plan, Dalles Chronicle, 6.18.13, by RaeLynn Ricarte
  • State:
  1. House vote due on community college, university budgets, Statesman Journal, 6.19.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. Student Debt Balance Around 60 Percent Of Graduates' Annual Income On Average: Study, Huffington Post, 6.19.13, by Jillian Berman


  • OUS:
  1. Grads enjoy the moment, Register-Guard, 6.18.13, by Greg Bolt
  2. [Editorial] Not a zero-sum game, Register-Guard, 6.18.13
  3. State officials may arm Oregon University police for first time in school’s history, Campus Reform, 6.17.13, by Josiah Ryan
  4. [Opinion] Legislature must complete its higher ed reform project: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 6.17.13, by The Oregonian Editorial Board
  5. OSU-Cascades graduates 249, Bend Bulletin, 6.17.13, by Dylan J. Darling
  6. Report: Teacher prep programs at Western Oregon, UO, Lewis & Clark among worst in U.S., Oregonian, 6.18.13, by Betsy Hammond
  7. Why this year's record graduating class may be a high-water mark, Portland Business Journal, 6.17.13, by Matthew Kish
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. State treasurer tells CCC grads: ‘Have a Plan B’, Daily Astorian, 6.17.13, by Edward Stratton
  • State:
  1. Tie vote in Senate is loss for school budget plan, Statesman Journal, 6.18.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. Widening Achievement Gap Hurts U.S. Competitiveness, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 6.18.13, by Cory Weinberg
  2. States boost college funding, rein in tuition costs, USA Today, 6.18.13, by Mary Beth Marklein and Michael Auslen


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon university independence push hits snag, Gazette Times (and other papers), 6.16.13, by Jonathan J. Cooper
  2. [Editorial] Invest in higher ed, Bend Bulletin, 6.16.13, by John Costa
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Pacific University preparing for $30M dorm project and more, Daily Journal of Commerce, 6.14.13, by Tom Henderson
  • K-12:
  1. Different Diplomas For Different Students, But At What Cost?, OPB, 6.13.13, by Rob Manning
  2. K-12 budget fails on Oregon Senate floor, Oregonian, 6.17.13, by Harry Esteve
  • State:
  1. Tuition increases likely for community, state colleges with budget headed for vote, Statesman Journal, 5.15.13, by Peter Wong
  2. College-bound student numbers reflect state trend, Mail Tribune, 6.15.13, by Sanne Specht
  • National:
  1. Credit Creep, Inside Higher Ed, 6.17.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] A budget deal would boost higher education, Oregonian, 6.13.13
  2. Despite pitfalls, PSU renewal district projects grind ahead, Portland Tribune, 6.13.13, by Steve Law
  3. UO economics professor files complaint against University general counsel and lawyers, Daily Emerald, 6.12.13, by Sami Edge
  4. In college at 12, off to start her Ph.D. at 16, Tigard's Tesca Fitzgerald blazes new intellectual territory, Oregonian, 6.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Directors OK $42M COCC budget, Bend Bulletin, 6.13.13, by Megan Kehoe
  2. Mt. Hood Community College charged up over new solar picnic tables, Oregonian, 6.14.13, by Eric Apalategui
  3. Oregon's Community Colleges: The Utility Players of Our Education Enterprise, Huffington Post, 6.13.13, by Dr. Lawrence Galizio
  • K-12:
  1. What Happens To Oregon's Dropouts?, OPB, 6.12.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. In-state tuition for vets OK'd, Statesman Journal, 6.12.13, by Peter Wong
  2. Oregon Lags on College Enrollment Rate, Data Shows, Education News, 6.10.13, by Julia Lawrence
  3. State education leader speaks with board about employment, Statesman Journal, 6.12.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  4. [Editorial] Friday’s Winners & Losers, today, Statesman Journal, 6.14.13
  5. [AP] Legislature approves bill requiring American flag in all Oregon classrooms, Oregonian, 6.13.13
  • National:
  1. Ed Tech Accessibility, Inside Higher Ed, 6.14.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] University of Oregon student fees to hit record high, Oregonian, 6.10.13
  2. Panel clears OSU statewides budget, Capital Press, 6.10.13, by Mitch Lies
  3. Oregon State Celebrates Past, Future Of Black Cultural Center, Albany Tribune, 6.10.13
  4. PSU graduate students unveil plan to revitalize South Kelso, Daily News, 6.4.2013, by Amy M.E. Fischer
  5. At OSU, an opening day of a new kind, Register-Guard, 6.10.13, by Rob Moseley
  • State:
  1. Rudy Crew looks into Medgar Evers College job after one year as Oregon's chief education officer, Oregonian, 6.10.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [Editorial] Focus on appropriate education, not just degrees, Bend Bulletin, 6.11.13
  3. Senate votes to grant in-state tuition to out-of-state vets, Oregonian, 6.10.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • National:
  1. Evaluating Options on Loans, Inside Higher Ed, 6.11.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon future dims without more aid for universities, Herald and News, 6.8.13
  2. [Editorial] Not so fast, Mail Tribune, 6.7.13
  3. SOU may find itself in a bind financially, Mail Tribune, 6.9.13, by Vince Tweddell
  4. Cost of UO autonomy unveiled, Register-Guard, 6.8.13, by Diane Dietz
  5. UO fees set to climb to record heights, Register-Guard, 6.10.13, by Diane Dietz
  6. UO will seek to arm campus police officers, Register-Guard, 6.8.13, by Diane Dietz
  7. WOU says 2013 graduating class will be largest ever, Statesman Journal, 6.8.13, by Justin Much
  8. Rec center redo, Register-Guard, 6.10.13, by Diane Dietz
  9. Making green investments, Daily Barometer, 6.6.13, by Jack Lammers
  • State:
  1. [AP] Rudy Crew, Oregon's chief education officer, a finalist to lead college, Oregonian, 6.10.13
  2. Nearly 40 percent of Oregon high school grads don't go to college, Oregonian, 6.8.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. [Guest Opinion] With online learning, ‘classes are always open’, Portland Business Journal, 6.7.13, by Judith Johansen


  • OUS:
  1. UO to ask Oregon State Board of Higher Education for permission to arm UOPD, Daily Emerald, 6.7.13, by Sami Edge
  2. SEIU protests outside OUS offices as contract negotiations continue, Daily Emerald, 6.6.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. PSU receives national Climate Leadership Award for innovation in sustainability, Oregonian, 6.5.13, by Christina Williams
  4. 2013 Cascades class is all OSU, Bend Bulletin, 6.7.13
  5. University of Oregon takes cautious approach in adopting massive open online classes, Daily Emerald, 6.6.13, by Sami Edge
  6. PSU hires new arts dean from California, Oregonian, 6.6.13, by Betsy Hammond
  7. PSU students fight to preserve Chiron Studies program after funding cut, Oregonian, 6.7.13, by Sara Hottman
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. [AP] Willamette University plans to end graduate teaching program, Oregonian, 6.6.13
  3. Pacific University to add five new degrees, Portland Business Journal, 6.3.13, by Matthew Kish
  • State:
  1. $7 billion for Oregon schools was on the table when talks broke off, Oregonian, 6.5.13, by Harry Esteve
  • National:
  1. Textbook Transparency and Pricing, Inside Higher Ed, 6.7.13, by Lauren Ingeno


  • OUS:
  1. $50 million needed to halt tuition hikes, Herald and News, 6.5.13, by Gerry O’Brien
  2. [Video] Dr. Melody Rose - Interim Chancellor, Oregon University System, KOBI, 5.4.13
  3. Ray: OSU must decide board issue, Gazette-Times, 6.4.13, by Bennett Hall
  4. [Editorial] OSU's hand may be forced on governing board, Gazette-Times, 6.5.13
  5. PathwayOregon program helps many students each year graduate college almost debt-free, Daily Emerald, 6.3.13, by Savannah Wasserman
  6. Revamped Quiet Study Lounge opens in Smith, PSU Vanguard, 6.3.13, by Stephanie Tshappat
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. University of Portland newspaper The Beacon wins national, regional awards, Oregonian, 6.4.13, by Casey Parks
  2. Pacific University graduate's living willow project will serve as summer classroom setting, Oregonian, 6.4.13, by Emily Fuggetta
  • K-12:
  1. Grant helps class of ’17 GEAR UP for college, The World Link, 6.5.13
  • National:
  1. Jobs Outlook Is Brighter For Class Of 2013, NPR, 6.5.13, by Marilyn Geewax and Andrew Schneider
  2. Remediation If You Want It, Inside Higher Ed, 6.5.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. President seeks opinions on local boards, Daily Barometer, 6.3.13, by Don Iler
  2. [Editorial] Local boards too expensive, unnecessary, Daily Barometer, 6.4.13
  3. College pays, but only if you finish, Gazette-Times, 6.2.13, by Mike McInally
  4. ASPSU hiring process raises ethical questions, Vanguard, 6.4.13, by Ashley Rask and Louie Opatz
  5. Security guards give Social Host Ordinance a new meaning, Daily Emerald, 6.3.13, by Troy Brynelson
  6. Letter to the editor: Analyze college cost, Gazette-Times, 6.2.13, by Stuart Ashenbrenner
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Community college grows new farmers, Capital Press, 5.28.13, by Patty Mamula
  • State:
  1. Senate Bill 344A passed to prevent universities from searching student’s private social media, Daily Emerald, 6.3.13, by Hannah Taylor
  • National:
  1. The New ‘New Normal’, Inside Higher Ed, 6.4.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. [Opinion] Your debt is their profit, Vanguard, 5.29.13, by Adam E. Bushen
  3. Loans Back in the Spotlight, Inside Higher Ed, 6.3.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  4. If Employment Game Has Changed, Who's Teaching The Rules?, NPR, 6.2.13, by NPR Staff


  • OUS:
  1. Looking at how Oregon universities fund athletics: Oregon Legislature today, Oregonian, 5.31.13, by Jeff Mapes
  2. OIT students to face tuition increase, Herald and News, 5.31.13, by Andrew Creasey
  3. Cor-o-nation, Register-Guard, 5.31.13, by Diane Dietz
  4. Protestors demonstrate at Gottfredson Investiture, Daily Emerald, 5.30.13, by Craig Garcia and Samantha Matsumoto
  5. Chiron Studies funding denied, Vanguard, 5.29.13, by Ravleen Kaur
  • State:
  1. Panel gives school fund a $1 billion boost, Statesman Journal, 5.31.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates, NPR, 5.31.13, by Scott Horsley
  2. [AP] Higher Ed Systems in 10 States Turn to Coursera, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 5.30.13, by Justin Pope


  • OUS:
  1. University of Oregon's mild-mannered new president sets out to raise mega-millions for 'noble' public university, Oregonian, 5.29.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. UO students and staff testify against governing board at legislative meeting, Daily Emerald, 5.30.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. U.S. Representative for Oregon Earl Blumenauer talks about farm bills, potential of OSU agriculture, Daily Barometer, 5.30.13, by Kate Virden
  4. PSU closes Salem Extended Campus Program, Vanguard, 5.29.13, by Ravleen Kaur
  5. Several county programs get six-month budget reprieve, Ashland Daily Tidings, 5.29.13, by Ryan Pfeil
  6. Western Oregon University names new dean for arts, sciences, Statesman Journal, 5.29.13, by Justin Much
  • National:
  1. State Systems Go MOOC, Inside Higher Ed, 5.30.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Doing University Administration Well, Part II, Huffington Post, 5.28.13, by Chris Maples
  2. Growers plead for OSU Extension Service, Mail Tribune, 5.26.13, by Ryan Pfeil
  3. Nurturing startup success, Oregon Business, by Tim McCabe
  4. Ernesto Aguilar brings North Portland middle school students to Portland State University, Oregonian, 5.24.13, by Casey Parks
  5. PSU launches Center for Public Interest Design, Sustainable Business Oregon, 5.21.13, by Andy Giegerich
  6. [Guest Opinion] College students need the challenges of the humanities, Oregonian, 5.29.13, by Sriram Khé
  • National:
  1. Recent College Graduates' Employment Outcomes Vary by Major, Study Finds, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 5.29.13, by Beckie Supiano


  • OUS:
  1. As We See It: Separate governing boards is a bad idea, Gazette-Times, 5.27.13, by Amelia Harris and T. Brett Deedon
  2. Oregon's Public Universities All Propose Tuition Increases, OPB, 5.24.13, by Sergio Cisneros
  3. [AP] Committee recommends higher tuition rates at Oregon's public universities, The Republic, 5.24.13, by Steven Dubois
  4. Tuition set to rise 4.5 percent at OSU, Gazette-Times, 5.24.13
  5. UO tuition hike advances, Register-Guard, 5.25.13, by Diane Dietz
  6. Tuition spike looms, Vanguard, 5.27.13
  7. Teaching and Learning: Who Knows the Answers?, Huffington Post, 5.28.13, by Mary Cullinan
  8. Oregon Tech Among Top 50 Affordable Colleges With High Returns, Oregon Tech News, 5.28.13
  • State:
  1. Matt Donegan, who turned love of the outdoors into millions, emerges as Oregon leader, Oregonian, 5.25.13, by Laura Gunderson
  • National:
  1. States Raise College Budgets After Years of Deep Cuts, Wall Street Journal, 5.28.13, by Amy Schatz
  2. College students sweating their future, CBS News, 5.28.13, by Lorelai Germain


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon’s powerful new education plan, Portland Business Journal, 5.24.13, by Matthew Kish
  2. Oregon public universities want to raise tuition about 5 percent, Oregonian, 5.23.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. OSU-Cascades seeking money for expansion, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.22.13, by Tom Henderson
  4. Employee union and OUS work toward contract agreement, Daily Emerald, 5.23.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  5. Faculty contract talks underway, Vanguard, 5.23.13, by Coby Hutzler
  6. PSU launches Center for Public Interest Design, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.23.13, by Lee Fehrenbacher
  7. Task force to examine safety on campus, Vanguard, 5.23.13, by Coby Hutzler
  8. Released email sheds light on NCAA investigation, Daily Emerald, 5.23.13, by Troy Brynelson
  • State:
  1. [AP] Oregon House approves bill to allow community colleges to compete with career colleges, Oregonian, 5.23.13
  • National:
  1. House Passes Bill Tying Student-Loan Interest Rates to the Market, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.23.13, by Kelly Field
  2. The Next Generation University, New America Foundation, 5.21.13, by Kevin Carey and Rachel Fishman


  • OUS:
  1. South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership Adds More Community Partners, OIT News, 5.6.13
  2. Students count down to Cuba, Daily Barometer, 5.23.13, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
  3. Student concerns could coax $18M fossil fuel divestment, Sustainable Business Oregon, 5.23.13, by Andy Giegerich
  4. Student interest rates face impending changes, congress offers proposals, Daily Emerald, 5.23.13, by Sami Edge
  5. Oregon Colleges Could Begin to Ask Students About Sexual Orientation, Education News, 5.23.13, by Jordan E. Wassell
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Klamath Community College offers higher education classes in Lake County, Herald and News, 5.21.13, by Lee Juillerat
  • State:
  1. 'Common Core': Oregon Schools' Biggest Change You've Never Heard Of, OPB News, 5.23.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. 2-Year Colleges Are at Risk of 'Separate and Unequal' Future, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.22.13, by Goldie Blumenstyk
  2. [AP] House backs variable rate student loans, Register Guard, 5.23.13, by Philip Elliot


  • OUS:
  1. U of O: Turning its back on Oregon?, KTVZ, 5.20.13, by Matt McDonald
  2. OSU program preps Madras Latinos for college, KTVZ News, 5.16.13, by Jennifer Oppenlander
  3. New Longhouse opens on campus, Life@OSU, 5.16.13, by Theresa Hogue
  4. Making students feel at home, Gazette-Times, 5.17.13, by Bennett Hall
  5. 10-Week Think Tanks, Chronicle for Higher Education, 5.20.13, by Scott Carlson
  • National:
  1. What Professors Can Learn From 'Hard Core' MOOC Students, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.20.13, by Jeffrey R. Young


  • OUS:
  1. $8 million gift fuels PSU business school growth, Vanguard, 5.20.13, by Kaela O’Brien
  2. Students showcase their projects at OSU Engineering Expo, Gazette-Times, 5.18.2013, by Anthony Rimel
  3. No experience, no job: The failures and successes of a college intern, Daily Emerald, 5.20.13, by Sami Edge
  4. Tektronix Foundation Donates to Advanced Engineering Programs at Oregon State University, Sacramento Bee, 5.20.13
  5. Women’s Group Surpasses $500,000 Milestone In Monies Raised For OSU, Albany Tribune, 5.20.13
  6. Students question whether Aramark is right for PSU, Vanguard, 5.20.13, by Kimberly McGinnis
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. College officials present construction wish lists to legislators, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.20.13, by Tom Henderson
  2. Debra Derr, Mt. Hood Community College's next president, plans for a long tenure at the Gresham campus, Oregonian, 5.21.13, by Eric Apalategui
  • National:
  1. MOOC Professors Claim No Responsibility for How Courses Are Used, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.21.13, by Steve Kolowich


  • OUS:
  1. [Guest Opinion] Let's collaborate to promote college affordability, Oregonian, 5.18.13, by Melody Rose
  2. [Editorial] OSU wise to wait on board decision, Democrat Herald, 5.19.13
  3. [Guest Column] Institutional governing boards bad for Oregon, Daily Barometer, 5.20.13, by Amelia Harris and Brett Deedon
  4. Academic rankings have some scratching their head, Mail Tribune, 5.20.13, by Vince Tweddell
  5. An in-debt education, Mail Tribune, 5.19.13, by John Darling
  • National:
  1. Less Academically Adrift?, Inside Higher Ed, 5.20.13, by Doug Lederman


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Boost college funding, La Grande Observer, 5.16.13
  2. Where PSU made its $3M bet on the future of higher education, Portland Business Journal, 5.16.13, by Matthew Kish
  3. Online courses offer economic incentive to out-of-state students, Daily Emerald, 5.16.13, by Sami Edge
  4. Four-year university needs space, Bend Bulletin, 5.16.13, by Rachael Rees
  5. Students increase dependence on technology for planning the future through myEdu, Daily Emerald, 5.16.13, by Sami Edge
  6. Union Members Complain About Conditions At PSU-Owned Hotel, OPB, 5.16.13
  7. UO lab opens to industry for green facade testing, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.15.13, by Tom Henderson
  8. Eastern lays out road map for cuts, The Observer, 5.17.13, by Dick Mason
  9. 'Re-Think PSU' Launches New Classes, OPB News, 5.17.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. Oregon's first lady weighs in on fixing university education, The Mail Tribune, 5.17.13, by John Darling
  • National:
  1. Enrollment Decline Picks Up Speed, Inside Higher Ed, 5.17.13, by Doug Lederman


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] On higher education, it's finals time for the Legislature, Oregonian, 5.15.13
  2. President Gottfredson: Institutional board bolsters UO mission, Around The O, 5.15.13, by Matt Cooper
  3. Proposed tuition hike to be reviewed, Vanguard, 5.15.13, by Turner Lobey
  4. Four-year university needs space, Bend Bulletin, 5.16.13, by Rachael Rees
  5. Academic prioritization report released, Siskiyou, 5.15.13, by Nils Holst
  6. Using beer waste to produce green power, Portland Tribune, 5.15.13, by Steve Law
  7. Greek life coming to Western Oregon University, Statesman Journal, 5.14.13, by Justin Much
  • K-12:
  1. [Opinion] New way needed to gauge student progress, Portland Tribune, 5.16.13, by Rudy Crew
  • National:
  1. Senate Leaders Introduce Student Loan Interest Rate Bill, Inside Higher Ed, 5.16.13


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon Senate requires prevailing wages for construction projects on college campuses, Oregonian, 5.14.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  2. Universities now have to follow prevailing wage laws, Oregon Capitol Watch, 5.14.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  3. Raising minimum wage may limit the amount of campus jobs available, Daily Emerald, 5.13.13, by Hannah Taylor
  • K-12:
  1. Kitzhaber's teacher training bill debated, Statesman Journal, 5.15.13, by Peter Wong
  2. Remaking the grade: State law taking effect in July will drastically change school grading, Gazette-Times, 5.15.13, by Anthony Rimel
  • State:
  1. Unpaid interns deserve protection from harassment, discrimination, Oregonian, 5.14.13
  • National:
  1. Could Class Trump Race?, Inside Higher Ed, 5.15.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon chancellor worries about affordability, Mail Tribune, 5.13.13
  2. Doing University Administration Well, Part I, Huffington Post, 5.10.13, by Chris Maples
  3. [AP] University officials dispute survey on presidents’ pay, Bend Bulletin, 5.14.13
  4. OSU Pres. Ed Ray challenges you to support OSU-Cascades, Portland Business Journal, 5.14.13, by Wendy Culverwell
  5. PSU business school raising money to expand, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.13.13, by Tom Henderson
  6. Implement a peer-observation system for instructors, Daily Barometer, 5.14.13, by Alexander Vervloet
  7. To make room for a central kitchen, UO has to tear down graduate housing, Daily Emerald, 5.13.13, by Craig Garcia
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. LBCC president speaks on educational challenges to Economic Development Commission, Gazette-Times, 5.14.13, by James Day
  • K-12:
  1. Sweet Home High yogurt shop ready for the public, Democrat-Herald, 5.13.13, by Jennifer Moody
  • State:
  1. Lawmakers offer mixed views on expanded teacher training, Statesman Journal, 5.13.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. Federal Spending That Works, Inside Higher Ed, 5.14.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Affordability is higher ed’s burning issue, Gazette-Times, 5.12.13
  2. OSU President Ed Ray, PSU's Wim Wiewel both made more than half a million dollars, study says, Oregonian, 5.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. OSU-Cascades campus study due, Bend Bulletin, 5.11.13, by Lauren Dake
  4. $8 million gift to Portland State University brings new business school construction in sight, Oregonian, 5.10.13, by Eric Mortenson
  5. OSU Opens Biomechanics Laboratory In Central Oregon, OPB, 5.12.13, by David Nogueras
  6. SOARing to new heights, Mail Tribune, 5.13.13, by Vince Tweddell
  • K-12:
  1. How 80 prosthetic arms may lift Oregon science and tech sectors, Portland Business Journal, 5.9.13, by Suzanne Stevens
  • State:
  1. Oregon schools' financial woes aren't all because of PERS, Oregonian, 5.11.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Legislature Considering Funds For 'Strategic Initiatives' On Education, OBP, 5.10.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. Idea Whose Time Has Come?, Inside Higher Ed, 5.13.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. 4 Public-College Presidents Pass $1-Million Mark in Pay, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.12.13, by Jack Stripling and Jonah Newman


  • OUS:
  1. Independent governing boards could create a new future for the UO, Daily Emerald, 5.9.13, by Sami Edge
  2. PSU boss on funding cuts, tuition hikes, $8 million gift, Portland Business Journal, 5.10.13, by Matthew Kish
  3. Academic support prioritization report released: athletics, MRC, Schneider Children’s Center and preschool rank low, among others, Siskiyou, 5.8.13, by Nils Holst
  4. PSU’S big plan to pump up its business school, Portland Business Journal, 5.10.13, by Matthew Kish
  5. OSU-Cascades opens a new sports medicine research lab in Bend, Oregonian, 5.9.13, by Katy Muldoon
  • State:
  1. [Guest Opinion] Skilled work force needed to succeed, Statesman Journal, 5.9.13, by Martha Brooks
  2. Oregon public colleges could start asking students about their sexual orientation, Statesman Journal, 5.9.13, by Queenie Wong
  • National:
  1. New Ideas on Interest Rates, Inside Higher Ed, 5.10.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Child Care and STEM Fields Are Called Barriers to Women at 2-Year Colleges, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.10.13, by Katherine Mangan


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] More than one payoff, Register-Guard, 5.9.13
  2. University Senate votes to request that UO Athletic Department pay their share, Daily Emerald, 5.8.13, by Sami Edge
  3. Oregon College Students To Take Part In Study Abroad Program In Cuba, KLCC Eugene, 5.6.13, by Angela Kellner
  4. Students of all ages come to PSU, Vanguard, 5.8.13, by Kimberly McGinnis
  5. UO program coming to Medford for next project, Mail Tribune, 5.9.13, by Damian Mann
  6. University of Oregon student wins Wilsonart competition, Oregonian, 5.8.13, by Bridget A. Otto
  7. UO recognized as one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review, Daily Emerald, 5.9.13, by Craig Garcia
  • State:
  1. Oregon Community Foundation has a $32M plan, Portland Business Journal, 5.8.13, by Wendy Culverwell
  • National:
  1. Study: Low-income students get less merit aid than wealthier classmates, NBC News, 5.9.13, by Elvina Nawaguna


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] University of Oregon professors demonstrate for new labor agreement, Oregonian, 5.8.13
  2. The Overlooked Hotel, Willamette Week, 5.8.13, by Nigel Jaquiss
  3. OSU-Cascades Sees Double Digit Enrollment This Spring, Cascade Business News, 5.7.13
  4. New dean appointed to lead College of Science, Daily Barometer, 5.8.13, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
  5. Portland State University Launches Online Leadership in Criminal Justice Certificate, PR Web, 5.8.13, by Laura Hickman
  • K-12:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon cheats students by cutting class: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 5.7.13
  • National:
  1. Growing Number of College Grads Regret Higher Education Choices, Education News, 5.8.13, by Julia Lawrence
  2. Merit Consideration, Inside Higher Ed, 5.8.13, by Kevin Kiley


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] A tape recorder is no substitute for a representative, Daily Emerald, 5.6.13
  2. A six percent tuition increase may be a big problem for students, Daily Emerald, 5.6.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. [Opinion] Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad MOOC?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.6.13, by Andrew Valls
  4. Family makes large donation to Eastern, La Grande Observer, 5.6.13, by Dick Mason
  5. University of Oregon class to design potential performing arts centers for Beaverton, Oregonian, 5.7.13, by Nicole Friedman
  • National:
  1. Low Bar, High Failure, Inside Higher Ed, 5.7.13, by Paul Fain
  2. Small Private Colleges Lose More Students Despite Rise in Discounting, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.6.13, by Eric Kelderman


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon public universities propose tuition increases, KVAL, 5.3.13, by Carley Gomez
  2. UO seeks 6% tuition increase, Register-Guard, 5.3.13, by Diane Dietz
  3. Library, athletic programs trail field in SOU evaluation, Mail Tribune, 5.6.13, by Vince Tweddell
  4. International students struggle with need-based finances at the UO, Daily Emerald, 5.6.13, by Sami Edge
  5. PSU now among top four most bike-friendly universities in America, Bike Portland, 5.1.13, by Jonathan Maus
  • State:
  1. Teachers in Oregon, elsewhere feel unready for new, higher standards, Oregonian, 5.3.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [Guest Opinion] Tribal mascots harm Native students, Forest Grove Leader, 5.3.13, by Se-ah-dom Edmo and Sam Sachs
  • National:
  1. Life Is O.K., if You Went to College, New York Times, 5.3.13, by Catherine Rampell
  2. [Opinion] Pell Grants Shouldn’t Pay for Remedial College, Bloomberg, 4.30.13, by Michael Petrilli
  3. The Common Core on Campus, Inside Higher Ed, 5.3.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. OSU-Cascades pitched in Salem, Bend Bulletin, 5.2.13, by Lauren Dake
  2. OSU students test their design, take to the skies in Tucson, Daily Barometer, 5.2.13, by Emma-Kate Schaake
  3. PSU recognized for being green, Vanguard, 5.1.13, by Turner Lobey
  4. Portland State's 'bike-friendly' honor, Oregonian, 5.1.13, by Joseph Rose
  • State:
  1. [Opinion] State should invest more in higher education, Oregon Business, 5.2.13, by Margaret Kirkpatrick and Bill Thorndike
  • National:
  1. Race to the Top Initiative Getting Mixed Reviews on the Road, Diverse Education, 5.1.13, by Lydia Lum


  • OUS:
  1. [Opinion] Extension Service budget cut will cost county substantially more, Mail Tribune, 5.1.13, by Jody Willis
  2. OSU-Cascades launches computer science degree, KTVZ, 4.30.13
  3. University Of Oregon Architecture Studio Focuses On Beaverton Performing Arts Facility‏, Albany Tribune, 4.30.13
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. COCC tuition increases by six percent, Broadside, 5.1.13, by Molly Svendsen
  2. Agreement brings international students to RCC, Mail Tribune, 4.27.13, by Paul Fattig
  • K-12:
  1. Nonprofit helps create opportunity, promotes college education, Portland Tribune, 4.30.13, by Lisa K. Anderson
  • State:
  1. [AP] Report Highlights High Preschool Costs In Oregon, Dalles Chronicle, 4.30.13
  • National:
  1. Coursera makes first foray into K-12 education with online courses for teachers, GIGaom, 5.1.13, by Ki Mae Heussner


  • OUS:
  1. SOU recognized for commitment to sustainability, Siskiyou, 4.29.13, by Kristy Evans
  2. SOU theater program bursting at the seams, Daily Tidings, 4.30.13, by Vickie Aldous
  3. OSU pantry fights hunger among students, non-students, Daily Barometer, 4.30.13, by Greg Germano
  4. Extension Spotlight: Master Gardeners cultivate knowledge, News-Review, 4.28.13, by Steve Renquist
  5. Hijab for every kind of woman, Register-Guard, 4.28.13, by Randi Bjornstad
  6. [Editorial] Confessions page vile, Daily Barometer, 4.30.13
  • K-12:
  1. Glencoe High robotics team scores All-Star Award at World Championships, Oregonian, 4.29.13, by Wendy Owen
  2. Grant Constitution Team finishes first in nation; second year in a row Oregon team wins, Oregonian, 4.29.13, by Larry Bingham
  • State:
  1. Oregon Considers Recasting Governance of Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.29.13, by Eric Kelderman
  2. [Opinion] Higher ed reform, student debt and Oregon's future, Oregonian, 4.26.13, by Mary C. King
  3. ‘Education should be free’, Vanguard, 4.29.13, by Coby Hutzler
  4. The STEM shortage, Oregon Business, 4.30.13, by Jon Bell
  • National:
  1. Crowded Out, Inside Higher Ed, 4.30.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. Why Some Colleges Are Saying No to MOOC Deals, at Least for Now, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.29.13, by Steve Kolowich
  3. Colleges Adapt Online Courses to Ease Burden, New York Times, 4.29.13, by Tamar Lewis


  • OUS:
  1. New program at Oregon Tech in Wilsonville puts optics in focus, Oregonian, 4.28.13, by Michael Bamesberger
  2. New and increasing fees surprise students, Daily Emerald, 4.29.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. Firearms on campus: who can carry, Vanguard, 4.24.13, by Stephanie Tshappat
  4. Out with ex-military housing, in with kitchen at UO, Daily Journal of Commerce, 4.26.13, by Tom Henderson
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Portland Community College hires new president, Jeremy Brown, starting July 1, Oregonian, 4.27.13, by Aimee Green
  • State:
  1. College students take aim at escalating tuition bills, Portland Business Journal, 4.26.13
  • National:
  1. MOOCs, History and Context, Inside Higher Ed, 4.29.13, by Arthur Levine


  • OUS:
  1. A resolution appears near in NCAA's case against Oregon, Oregonian, 4.24.13, by Adam Jude
  2. UOPD takes steps toward new hires, but guns stay in holsters, Daily Emerald, 4.24.13, by Craig Garcia and Turner Maxwell
  3. OSU-Cascades campus in transition, Daily Barometer, 4.26.13, by Alex Crawford
  4. PSU architecture wins accreditation, becomes only competition to U of O, Oregonian, 4.26.13, by Sara Hottman
  5. OSU student Elizabeth Gonzalez wins entry to GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 4.23.13
  6. Smoking ban a work in progress, Vanguard, 4.24.13, by Kimberly McGinnis
  • State:
  1. College students rally for education funding, Statesman Journal, 4.25.13, by Queenie Wong
  • National:
  1. Only Sometimes for Online, Inside Higher Ed, 4.26.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. Eastern faces budget crunch, La Grande Observer, 4.24.13, by Dick Mason
  2. EOU creates agribusiness degree, East Oregonian, 4.23.13, by Natalie Wheeler
  3. Oregon State junior from Madras tapped for national leadership on college advocacy, Oregonian, 4.23.13, by Betsy Hammond
  4. UO on the hunt for a new provost, Daily Emerald, 4.23.13, by Sami Edge
  5. Eye of the storm, Sustainable Industries, 4.23.13, by Ilana Lipsett
  6. OSU rates high as ‘green college’, Daily Barometer, 4.24.13, by Andrew McUne
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. James Middleton, president of COCC, to retire, Broadside, 4.24.13, by Cedar Goslin
  • K-12:
  1. 'A Nation at Risk': Its Legacy and Lessons Learned, Huffington Post, 4.23.13, by Sue Hildick
  • National:
  1. Measuring College Prestige vs. Cost of Enrollment, New York Times, 4.19.13, by Paul Sullivan


  • OUS:
  1. Legislature considers establishment of university boards, Vanguard, 4.22.13, by Coby Hutzler
  2. Bad Precedent or Unique Case?, Inside Higher Ed, 4.23.13, by Scott Jaschik
  3. EOU Chief Touts Mission In John Day Visit, OPB News, 4.23.13, by Angel Carpenter
  4. Oregon students to rally in Salem, Vanguard, 4.22.13, by Matthew Ellis
  5. Austin Hall celebrated with construction launch, Life @ OSU, 4.22.13
  6. OSU College of Science gets new dean, Gazette-Times, 4.23.13
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Brown 'thrilled' to be PCC's new president, Portland Tribune, 4.22.13
  • State:
  1. Rudy Crew speaks at Eugene Library about plan for education, Daily Emerald, 4.22.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  • National:
  1. A Presidential Pat for Young Scientists, New York Times, 4.22.13, by Ashley Southall
  2. Should AP Be Plan A?, Inside Higher Ed, 4.23.13, by Zack Budryk
  3. GED high school equivalency test to get major overhaul, become more difficult, Washington Post, 4.20.13, by Michael Alison Chandler


  • OUS:
  1. [Video] The future of higher education in Oregon, KGW, 4.20.13
  2. [Blog] University Communication: Why Babel Fish Won't Help, Huffington Post, 4.22.13, by Mary Cullinan
  3. Cullinan’s State of the University address highlights Houses, Honors College, new dorms, and more, The Siskiyou, 4.20.13, by Kristy Evans
  4. [AP] Officials link OSU-Cascades expansion, tourism, Register-Guard, 4.22.13
  5. OSU-Cascades receives tourism award, Life @ OSU, 4.19.13, by Christine Coffin
  6. UO cooks up plans for $8.5 million kitchen, wood shop, Register-Guard, 4.22.13, by Diane Dietz
  7. The price of skipping: How much that single lecture costs you, Daily Emerald, 4.22.13, by Troy Brynelson
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. PCC Agrees To 3-Year Contract For New President, OPB, 4.22.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. Cascades campus dominates talk, Bend Bulletin, 4.20.13, by Scott Hammers
  • National:
  1. Credit Without Teaching, Inside Higher Ed, 4.22.13, by Paul Fain
  2. How to Assess the Real Payoff of a College Degree, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.22.13, by Scott Carlson


  • OUS:
  1. SOU streamlining worries some employees, Mail Tribune, 4.19.13, by Vince Tweddell
  2. Higher education can help build sustainable future, expert says, Vanguard, 4.18.13, by Daniel Shephard
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] $280,000 is enough to expect Crew’s full-time attention, Bend Bulletin, 4.19.13
  • National:
  1. EdX Rejected, Inside Higher Ed, 4.19.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Making an impression at the capitol, Daily Barometer, 4.18.13, by Kate Virden
  2. RVTD student bus passes available, The Siskiyou, 4.15.13, by Kristy Evans
  3. Company develops solar-powered floating device to clean water, Portland Tribune, 4.17.13, by Steve Law
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. [Opinion] State must boost higher education investment, Portland Tribune, 4.18.13, by Preston Pulliams
  • State:
  1. Education Bills Moving In The Oregon Legislature, OPB, 4.17.13, by Rob Manning
  2. Economic gap between Oregon metro areas grows in February, UO gauge shows, Oregonian, 4.17.13, by Molly Young
  • National:
  1. A Rare Washington Compromise?, Inside Higher Ed, 4.18.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. Concerns for Higher Education Budget, KDRV, 4.13.12
  2. Six Oregon schools make 'Green Colleges' list, Sustainable Business Oregon, 4.16.13, by Mason Walker
  3. Army ROTC takes new approach to curb national budget shortfall, Daily Barometer, 4.17.13, by Kate Virden
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. More students failing to pay back loans, The Broadside, 4.17.13, by Scott Greenstone
  • K-12:
  1. Smith's 'stable' budget leans on legislative action, Portland Tribune, 4.15.13, by Jennifer Anderson
  • State:
  1. New bills in Legislature address debt, tuition, Vanguard, 4.16.13, by Coby Hutzler
  • National:
  1. And So It Begins, Inside Higher Ed, 4.17.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. Ducks, NCAA agree on many 'major' violations; UO proposes probation, KATU News, 4.16.13, by John Tierney and Dan Tilkin
  2. Proposed cuts could end 4-H, other OSU Extension programs here, Daily Tidings, 4.15.13, by Ryan Pfeil
  3. Campus parking hits max, Vanguard, 4.15.13, by Turner Lobey
  4. Corvallis council kills off traffic circle, approves OSU dorm plan, Gazette-Times, 4.16.13, by James Day
  5. OSU-Cascades shares award, Bend Bulletin, 4.16.13, by Bulletin staff
  6. Oregon Tech Engineers Without Borders Receive Grant to Expand Work in Tanzania, OIT News, 4.16.13
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. RCC hikes tuition by $4 a credit, Mail Tribune, 4.16.13, by John Darling
  • State:
  1. Oregon mega-education board set to grow to 16 members, Oregonian, 4.15.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. New Survey Reports That Oregonians Value Higher Education, Wall Street Journal Market Watch, 4.16.13
  • National:
  1. 'I Fully Expect to Die With This Debt', Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.15.13, by Stacey Patton
  2. Trying Again on 'Gainful', Inside Higher Ed, 4.16.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon higher education stands to get powerful new overseer, Oregonian, 4.14.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. [Audio] Who Should Govern Oregon Universities?, OPB, 4.12.13, by Julie Sabatier
  3. Students take to the state Capitol, Daily Barometer, 4.15.13, by Kate Virden
  4. School of Hard Knocks, Mail Tribune, 4.14.13, by Teresa Ristow
  5. College bound: Reach Higher kicks off Shasta Promise, Redding, 4.11.13, by Laura Christman
  6. [Opinion] College: a bad investment?, Vanguard, 4.8.13, by Stephanie Fudge-Bernard
  • K-12:
  1. Hermiston High Creating New College Generation, OPB, 4.14.13, by Maegan Murray


  • OUS:
  1. Audit points to problems for the OUS, Register-Guard, 4.11.13, by Diane Dietz
  2. Compromise on university board bill, Register-Guard, 4.12.13, by Saul Hubbard
  3. On institutional boards, just who's the institution? 200 wiseguy words, Oregonian, 4.10.13, by David Sarasohn
  4. Women of Influence: Of budgets, beds and breakfasts, Portland Business Journal, 4.11.13, by Andy Giegerich
  5. Students take a shot at campus gun ban, Vanguard, 4.11.13, by Vincent Alexander
  6. OSU scientists turn wine-making waste into biodegradable products, KGW, 4.12.13, by Keely Chalmers
  7. Students question OSU accessibility, Daily Barometer, 4.12.13, by Ryan Dawes
  • K-12:
  1. Southwest Portland's Janice Levenhagen-Seeley starts Chick Tech to spark young girls' interest in technology, Oregonian, 4.11.13, by Anne Laufe
  • National:
  1. Taxing International Student Tuition, Inside Higher Ed, 4.12.13, by Elizabeth Redden
  2. Boxed In, Borrowers Struggle to Repay Private Student Loans, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.8.13, by Allie Bidwell


  • OUS:
  1. 6th annual SOAR conference to showcase work of SOU students and faculty, The Siskiyou, 4.9.13, by Kali Persall
  2. Mathew Knight Arena is awarded certification for being green, Daily Emerald, 4.10.13, by Hannah Taylor
  3. Student-Athletes in a Different Light, Huffington Post, 4.10.13, by Chris Maples
  4. SOU to admit its first Honors College class, Mail Tribune, 4.11.13, by Vince Tweddell
  5. Audit from Secretary of State critical of spending by Oregon University System, Statesman Journal, 4.11.13, by Laura Fosmire
  6. Gottfredson addresses governance during UO Day at the Capitol, Around the O, 4.11.13
  • K-12:
  1. Franklin thrives on 'culture of smartness', Portland Tribune, 4.11.13, by Jennifer Anderson
  2. Oregon school boards may get a three-month extension on deadline to submit achievement compact goals: Chalk It Up, Oregonian, 4.10.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Obama proposes prekindergarten for every low- and moderate-income 4-year-old, paid for with new cigarette tax, Oregonian, 4.10.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Obama's Budget Would Increase Pell Grants and Add Incentives on Some Student-Aid Money, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 4.10.13, by Kelly Field


  • OUS:
  1. Audit: Oregon's university system needs to watch spending more closely, Oregonian, 4.9.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. SOU student funds will restore water to creek, Mail Tribune, 4.9.13, by Vince Tweddell
  3. Southern Oregon University Extends Sustainability Leadership Position Through Partnership with Bonneville Environmental Foundation, CSR Wire, 4.9.13, by Pam Kahl
  4. Technology puts nuclear waste to good use, KVAL, 4.8.13, by David Stauth
  5. New FamilyCare Partnership Aims to Improve Nutrition in Children and Pregnant Women, The Lund Report, 4.5.13
  6. New Web Tool Helps Avoid Flooding by Finding the Best Spots to Build Wetlands, Smithsonian, 4.5.13, by Claire Martin
  7. Students hope to learn from blowing up technology, Harold and News, 4.10.13, by Steven Silton
  • State:
  1. Neighboring Ore. counties make different recovery, Gazette-Times, 4.8.13
  • National:
  1. Report Examines Levels of Debt for College Dropouts Across Sectors, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 4.10.13, by Ann Schnoebelen
  2. Interests Diverge on Interest Rates, Inside Higher Ed, 4.10.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. Debt And The Modern Parent Of College Kids, NPR, 4.10.13


  • OUS:
  1. University boards’ makeup stalls talks, Register-Guard, 4.9.13, by Saul Hubbard
  2. Entrepreneurship expert will co-lead OSU Venture Accelerator, Portland Business Journal, 4.8.13, by Steve Burton
  3. SALP reorganizes staff, adds new positions, Vanguard, 4.8.13, by Matthew Ellis
  4. Oregon University Uses RTLS to Ensure Disabled Students Get Accessible Classroom Furniture, RFID Journal, 4.8.13, by Clair Swedberg
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Community colleges seek aid from state, Statesman Journal, 4.8.13, by Peter Wong
  • K-12:
  1. Sunset High School principal and dad protests large class sizes, Oregonian, 4.8.13, by Wendy Owen
  • National:
  1. Teacher Knows if You’ve Done the E-Reading, New York Times, 4.8.13, by David Streitfeld
  2. Two Pell Grants?, Inside Higher Ed, 4.9.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. As Cuts Take Effect, Unease Takes Hold in the Lab, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.8.13, by Don Troop


  • OUS:
  1. Bill for tuition freezes heard in legislature, likely to pass Higher Education Committee, Daily Emerald, 4.5.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  2. OSU names chief startup officer for Venture Accelerator, Gazette-Times, 4.8.13
  3. Filmmaker documents experiences of OSU students, Gazette-Times, 4.8.13, by Mike McInally
  • Other Northwest Higher Education:
  1. Mt. Hood Community College names Debra Derr next president, Oregonian, 4.6.13, by Larry Bingham
  2. Glenda Alfaro, Mt. Hood Community College, places second in national competition, Oregonian, 4.6.13, by Larry Bingham
  3. [AP] Washington higher-ed idea: Bill international students more, Oregonian, 4.5.13
  • National:
  1. Loan Education Becomes Prerequisite As Student Debt Balloons, NPR, 4.6.13
  2. Digital Research, Not Teaching, Inside Higher Ed, 4.8.13, by Carl Straumsheim


  • OUS:
  1. Professor or Administrator?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.3.13, by Eileen Barrett and Mary Cullinan
  2. Ecampus adapts OSU courses, Daily Barometer, 4.5.13, by Jack Lammers
  3. Effort brewing to consolidate fermentation sciences at OSU, Statesman Journal, 4.5.13, by Peter Wong
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Mt. Hood Community College student reaches final round in Clinton global challenge, Oregonian, 4.4.13, by Eric Apalategui
  • State:
  1. State Senate Committee Considers Another Way To Govern Education, OPB, 4.5.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. It's a Flipping Revolution, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.4.13, by Steven Neshyba


  • OUS:
  1. Three minutes to change the world, Gazette-Times, 4.4.13, by Bennett Hall
  2. Portland State hosts nation’s first brewing industry program, Vanguard, 3.4.13, by Matthew Ellis
  3. PSU professor leads breakthrough water rights agreement, Vanguard, 4.3.13, by Ravleen Kaur
  • State:
  1. Tuition equity opens Oregon to all our kids: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 4.3.13
  2. Senate panel will consider unit to promote fermentation products, Statesman Journal, 4.4.13, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. US MOOC platforms’ openness questioned, Times Higher Education, 4.4.13, by Chris Parr


  • OUS:
  1. Student Loan Interest Rates Could Double by July 1st, KOBI, 4.1.13, by Christine Pitawanich
  2. Rising up: UO-grown companies boost revenue, job figures, Portland Business Journal, 4.2.13, by Andy Giegerich
  3. Oregon State University gets $4.7 million to study ways to keep young people healthy, fit, Oregonian, 4.2.13, by Katy Muldoon
  4. SOU Students Do Good Works During 'Spring Break' Efforts, OPB News, 3.25.13, by Shannon Houston
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Portland Community College Makes Offer To Potential President, OPB News, 4.3.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. In-state tuition for immigrants bill signed into law, Statesman Journal, 4.3.13, by Peter Wong
  2. Oregon Business Leaders Sound Alarm About the State’s “Skills Gap”, America’s Edge, 4.2.13
  3. Eight Oregon math and science majors named tops in nation, aim for cutting-edge research, Oregonian, 4.3.12, by Betsy Hammond
  4. More Oregon students have attention deficits, autism and developmental delays, Oregonian, 4.3.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Many Colleges Could Lose Federal Aid Eligibility Under New Interpretation of Rule, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.3.13, by Allie Bidwell
  2. Three's Company, Inside Higher Ed, 4.3.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Adult learners flood Oregon’s college campuses, Portland Business Journal, 3.29.13, by Dominique Fong
  2. Are Universities Responsible for Their Graduates' Careers? Huffington Post, 4.2.13, by Mary Cullinan
  3. [AP] Tsunami training: Universities will teach teachers about dangers, Oregonian, 4.1.13
  4. Zipcar brings all-electric vehicles to PSU campus, Vanguard, 4.1.13, by Coby Hutzler
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Oregon community colleges by the numbers: Chalk It Up, Oregonian, 4.2.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Vets launch ventures, Bend Bulletin, 3.31.13, by Rachael Rees
  • State:
  1. [AP] Kitzhaber to sign illegal-immigrant tuition equity bill, Oregonian, 4.2.13
  2. Oregon must close skills gap to meet changing workforce demands, new report says, Oregonian, 4.2.13, by Molly Young
  • National:
  1. Confusion on College Costs, Inside Higher Ed, 4.2.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Creativity: a Cure for the Common Curriculum, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.1.13, by Dan Berrett


  • OUS:
  1. New Chancellor Rose fits Oregon system like a glove, Portland Business Journal, 3.29.13, by Joseph Gallivan
  2. Oregon’s higher ed leaders ponder change, Vanguard, 3.30.13, by Kaela O’Brien
  3. PSU: Oregon's Largest University Looks For Room To Grow, OPB, 3.31.13, by Rob Manning
  4. Does $1,100 of the tuition paid by every Oregon university student annually go to cover PERS costs?, PolitiFact, 3.15.13, by Dennis Richardson
  5. State, colleges lobbying costs top $1M, Statesman Journal, 4.1.13, by Raju Chebium
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon College Savings Plan is a wise investment, Bend Bulletin, 3.30.13
  2. Oregon Issues Lottery Debt Surpassing AAA Securities: Muni Deals, Bloomberg, 4.1.13, by Romy Varghese


  • National:


  1. [AP] Interest rates for new student loans set to double in July, Oregonian, 3.29.13
  2. Resurrecting California’s Public Universities, New York Times, 3.30.13, by the Editorial Board
  3. To Fix Student Aid, First Try to Understand It, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.1.13, by Beckie Supiano
  4. 'Paying for the Party', Inside Higher Ed, 4.1.13, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. Students, others urge more funding for higher education, Statesman Journal, 3.27.13, by Peter Wong
  2. Institutions Are Increasingly Incorporating Online Technologies Into Their Long-Term Plans, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 3.27.13, by Jamaal Abdul-Alim
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Mt. Hood Community College makes it to a different Sweet 16, Oregonian, 3.27.13, by Eric Apalategui
  • National:
  1. Tuition assist back on for military, Bend Bulletin, 3.27.13, by Scott Hammers
  2. State Budgeters' View of Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 3.27.13, by Doug Lederman
  3. Online education gives students ‘College Lite,’ one byte at a time, Bend Bulletin, 3.27.13, by Norman Matloff
  4. Tuition Hikes: Why Higher Education Spends Millions On Campus Cosmetics, CBS Local, 3.27.13, by Corey Whelan


  • OUS:
  1. WOU, Maps partner on financial literacy program for students, Statesman Journal, 3.25.2013, by Justin Much
  2. PSU's new online course teaches the Business of Craft Brewing, Oregonian, 3.26.2013, by John Foyston
  3. At Portland State U., Beer Is Just Business, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.26.2013, by Scott Carlson
  4. Craft Brew U: New Portland State program to teach the business of brewing, Portland Business Journal, 3.26.2013, by Matthew Kish
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Kitzhaber laments lack of cooperation, East Oregonian, 3.22.2013
  2. Can Better Organization Produce More Graduates?, Stateline, 3.20.2013, by Ben Wieder
  3. Oregon legislators to consider bills allowing out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition, Oregonian, 3.25.2013, by Mike Francis
  • National:
  1. College affordability is a struggle as state aid drops, tuition rises, McClatchy Newspapers, 3.26.2013, by Renee Schoof
  2. Another Affirmative Action Case, Inside Higher Ed, 3.26.2013, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon State taps Glenn Ford for top finance job, Portland Business Journal, 3.22.2013, by Matthew Kish
  2. Historic day for OSU track and field, Statesman Journal, 3.23.2013, by Steve Ritchie
  • K-12:
  1. College prospects track higher, East Oregonian, 3.22.2013, by Natalie Wheeler
  2. College degrees: Effort underway to get more low-income Multnomah County students to earn them, Oregonian, 3.24.2013, by Betsy Hammond
  • State:
  1. [Guest Columnist] Oregon's fiscal reality demands a new approach to college aid, Oregonian, 3.24.2013, by Ted Wheeler
  2. [Editorial] Portland's earning power set by degrees, Portland Tribune, 3.21.2013
  3. [Editorial] Oregon continues to pay more, Bend Bulletin, 3.23.2013
  4. Bill adds to campus building wage rule, Register-Guard, 3.22.2013, by Saul Hubbard
  5. Tuition equity bill has backers, doubters, Mail Tribune, 3.23.2013, by Vince Tweddell
  6. Immigrant in-state tuition bill heads to Kitzhaber, Statesman Journal, 3.22.2013, by Peter Wong
  7. Oregon Moves to In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students, Inside Higher Ed, 3.22.2013
  8. Oregon Approves In-State Tuition Break for Immigrant Students, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.21.2013, by Nick DeSantis
  • National:
  1. Recruiters deal with loss of tuition program, Observer, 3.22.2013, by Pat Caldwell


  • OUS:
  1. University of Oregon split water with sunlight, Clean Energy Authority, 3.22.13, by Chris Meehan
  2. SOU workshop explores emerging forms of written expression, Mail Tribune, 3.22.13, by Vince Tweddell
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon District Adds Online School, Courses To Provide Student Flexibility, T.H.E. Journal, 3.21.13, by Joshua Bolkan
  • State:
  1. Senate approval clears way for tuition equity to become law after decade-long effort, Oregonian, 3.22.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • National:
  1. How MOOCs Can Bridge the STEM Gap, Huffington Post, 3.21.13, by Wendy Drexler
  2. Stopping the clock: Colleges under fire over transfer credits that don't count, NBC News, 3.22.13, by Jon Marcus
  3. Budget Cuts in Higher Education and Increased Student Costs Will Harm the Economy Over Time, Experts Say, City Town Info, 3.21.13, by Aimee Hosler


  • OUS:
  1. OSU-Cascades a “slam dunk", Bend Bulletin, 3.21.13, by Shelby R. King
  2. UO, OSU push economic teamwork, Gazette-Times, 3.21.13, by Bennett Hall
  3. “Campus Connections” forum discusses prioritization, student jobs, new facilities, and more, Siskiyou, 3.16.13, by Nathan Dickey
  4. SOU rate-hike reaction, Daily Tidings, 3.15.13, by Vince Tweddell
  5. OSU Food Drive continues to foster creativity, teamwork, Life @ OSU, 3.20.13, by Theresa Hogue
  6. Oregon State Ups Efficiency of Equipment for Disabled Students with Real Time Tracking, Campus Technology, 3.21.13, by Kevin Hudson
  7. Bringing Barley Back to the Valley: OSU Rejuvenates Oregon’s Barley Crop, Brewers Get Amped, Corvallis Advocate, 3.21.13, by Bridget Egan
  8. Adjunct Fired and Arrested, Inside Higher Ed, 3.18.13, by Carl Straumsheim
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. LBCC board divided over tuition hike, Gazette-Times, 3.21.13, by Steve Lathrop
  • State:
  1. Oregon Senate to vote on in-state tuition for immigrant students, Statesman Journal, 3.21.13, by Peter Wong
  2. [AP] Sequester suspends college tuition aid to 350 members of Oregon National Guard, Oregonian, 3.20.13
  • National:
  1. Money for Military, Not Poli Sci, Inside Higher Ed, 3.21.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. State Cuts, Sequester Add to College Sticker Shock, CNBC, 3.20.13, by John W. Schoen


  • OUS:
  1. Heaven or Hell?, Huffington Post Blog, 3.19.13, by Mary Cullinan
  2. OSU grad honored for pursuing education despite challenges, Gazette-Times, 3.18.13, by Steve Lathrop
  3. Students building class apps: 'It's just logic and a little creativity', KVAL, 3.15.13, by Nicole Comstock
  4. Researchers turn winemaking trash into potential treasure, MSN News, 3.15.13, by Anastasia Poland
  • State:
  1. Tuition equity bill clears Senate education committee, Oregonian, 3.19.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  2. Coalition to reform PERS visits The Oregonian editorial board, Oregonian, 3.19.13, by Susan Nielsen
  • National:
  1. Jobs, Value and Affirmative Action: A Survey of Parents About College, Inside Higher Ed, 3.20.13, by Scott Jaschik
  2. They're Transfer Students, Not Cash Cows, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.18.13, by Alexander P. Ott and Bruce S. Cooper


  • OUS:
  1. SOU sets strategy to become a 'destination', Mail Tribune, 3.16.13, by Vince Tweddell
  2. PSU psychologist wins $5 million Defense Department grant to train supervisors of employed veterans, Oregonian, 3.15.13, by Mike Francis
  3. Connecting K–12 STEM to College, After School, NSTA, 3.12.13, by Debra Sharpiro
  4. [AP] Oregon State University plan would build dorm on campus parking lot, Oregonian, 3.18.13
  • K-12:
  1. Beaverton teacher gets kids thinking about college in kindergarten, Oregonian, 3.15.13, by Wendy Owen
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Student loans create debt trap that must be fixed, Oregonian, 3.17.13
  2. Portland area's college-educated workers depress metro earning power by choosing low-paying fields, shorter hours, Oregonian, 3.18.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Governor John Kitzhaber talks education funding and initiatives at Madison High town hall, Oregonian, 3.18.13, by Nicole Dungca
  • National:
  1. Beyond the Credit Hour, Inside Higher Ed, 3.19.13, by Paul Fain
  2. The Great Aid Gap, New York Times, 3.18.13, by Steven Greenhouse


  • OUS:
  1. Tuition assistance funding canceled, Daily Barometer, 3.15.13, by Don Iler
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon should dig in on teacher quality: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 3.14.13
  2. [Guest Columnist] Why I support tuition equity for Oregon students, Oregonian, 3.15.13, by Chuck Thomsen
  3. Nearly 1,700 Oregon students got diplomas without passing state reading test, showed skills another way, Oregonian, 3.15.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Going Beyond Interest Rates, Inside Higher Ed, 3.14.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
    1. Tuition debt proposal 'pays it forward', Portland Tribune, 3.14.13, by Rachel Seigneur
    2. PSU Gets Grant To Study Veterans' Return To Work, OPB News, 3.13.13, by April Baer
    3. Faculty contract negotiations begin with bagpipes in the park, Vanguard, 3.14.13, by Coby Hutzler
    4. Reports of campaigning could lead to the first ASUO elections violation, Daily Emerald, 3.13.13, by Ian Campbell
    5. PSU ready to stub out campus smoking, Portland Tribune, 3.14.13, by Dr. Howard K. Kohn and Jackie Balzer
  • State:
    1. Student Equity Bill puts undocumented students on a level playing field, The Broadside, 3.13.13, by Darwin Ikard
    2. Oregon’s tuition equity bill on its way to passing, Vanguard, 3.14.13, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
  • National:
  1. [AP] College Tuition Stipends for US Airmen Suspended, ABC News, 3.12.13, by Michael Biesecker
  2. Dueling Plans for Federal Spending, Inside Higher Ed, 3.13.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. Reimagining Financial Aid, Inside Higher Ed, 3.14.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Portland State's Stott Center is a worthwhile investment, Oregonian, 3.11.13
  2. SOU raises tuition rates by 5.8 percent for next year, The Siskiyou, 3.11.13, by Nathan Dickey
  3. Research assistants vote to join union, Daily Barometer, 3.12.13, by Don Iler
  4. Team of PSU graduate students wins national award, Vanguard, 3.11.13, by Ashley Rask
  5. Dean of Students office looks to change portrayal of ‘the other side of college’, Daily Emerald, 3.10.13, by Sam Stites
  • State:
  1. [Guest Opinion] Tuition equity is good for Oregon, Bend Bulletin, 3.12.13, by Barbara Fontaine
  • National:
  1. Profit and the Public Good, Inside Higher Ed, 3.12.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Oregon should boost college scholarships, but not with bond debt, Oregonian, 3.9.13
  2. [Opinion] Affordable higher ed needs more log-rolling, Oregonian, 3.9.13, by David Sarasohn
  3. PSU joins effort to go smoke-free by 2016, Oregonian, 3.8.13, by Sara Hottman
  4. SOU selects tech exec to boost brand, Mail Tribune, 3.11.13, by Vince Tweddell
  • K-12:
  1. Bill factors teacher competency in cuts, Statesman Journal, 3.11.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  • National:
  1. Less Funding for Soldiers, Inside Higher Ed, 3.11.13, by Carl Straumsheim
  2. Next Fiscal Deadline Has Programs at Risk, Diverse Education, 3.10.13, by Charles Dervarics
  3. Are There Too Many Ph.D.s And Not Enough Jobs?, OPB News, 3.11.13


  • OUS:
  1. Stimulating Entrepreneurism Immediately After Graduation: A Modest, Scalable Proposal, Huffington Post, 3.5.13, by Chris Maples
  2. Older students flooding schools, Bend Bulletin, 3.8.13, by Mac McLean
  3. OSU signs memorandum confirming partnership to help veterans, Life @ OSU, 3.8.13
  4. Portland State wants to remake the Park Blocks' ugliest building into a sports, study and event showcase, Oregonian, 3.7.13, by Betsy Hammond
  5. OSU-city group still weighing rental issues, Gazette-Times, 3.8.13, by James Day
  • State:
  1. [Guest Columnist] Co-chairs' budget represents a false hope for Oregon education funding, Oregonian, 3.8.13, by Mark Johnson
  2. [Guest Columnist] Securing stable school funding for Oregon requires statewide cooperation, Oregonian, 3.8.13, by Tina Kotek
  3. Bill would ease burden of student debt, Statesman Journal, 3.7.13, by Laura Fosmire
  4. Scholarship bonds plan advances, Register-Guard, 3.8.13, by Saul Hubbard
  • National:
  1. Measuring the MOOC Dropout Rate, Inside Higher Ed, 3.8.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Institutional boards are risky, Daily Barometer, 3.7.13
  2. Local boards under state legislative review, Daily Barometer, 3.7.13, by Jack Lammers
  3. [Video] Oregon Among Worst States At Funding Higher Education, KOBI5, 3.6.13
  4. Who Needs Philosophy? Colleges Defend the Humanities Despite High Costs, Dim Job Prospects, The Hechinger Report, 3.7.13, by Jon Marcus
  5. App-titude, Portland Tribune, 2.28.13, by Rachel Robertson
  • K-12:
  1. Beaverton robotics teams among those headed to World Championships, Oregonian, 3.6.13, by Wendy Owen
  • State:
  1. Undocumented students closer to receiving in-state tuition, Vanguard, 3.6.13, by Jamie Dunkle
  • National:
  1. Getting to the Bottom of the $10,000 Bachelor's Degree, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.4.13, by Eric Kelderman
  2. MOOCs R Us, Inside Higher Ed, 3.7.13, by Carolyn Foster Segal


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon public colleges face some of the nation's most staggering financial straits, Oregonian, 3.5.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. New student loan regulations announced, Mail Tribune, 3.5.13, by Shannon Houston
  3. Oregon Universities Growing At Twice The National Rate, OPB, 3.5.13, by Rob Manning
  4. Arlene Schnitzer creates new visual arts prize at Portland State University, Oregonian, 3.6.13, by David Stabler
  5. [Opinion] PSU’s conservation challenge, Vanguard, 3.5.13, by Stephanie Fudge-Bernard
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Hillsboro councilors give big thumbs up and $100,000 to PCC's Future Connect program, Oregonian, 3.6.13, by Andrew Theen
  • State:
  1. [Guest Opinion] House passed a flawed tuition equality bill, Statesman Journal, 3.5.13, by Vic Gilliam
  2. State has the chance to invest in brains, Portland Tribune, 3.6.13, by the Editorial Board
  • National:
  1. Students and States Near a 50-50 Split on the Cost of Public Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.6.13, by Eric Kelderman
  2. Dangerous and Possibly Anonymous, Inside Higher Ed, 3.6.13, by Ry Rivard


  • OUS:
  1. Enrollment And Tuition Up, State Funding Down At Oregon Universities, OPB News, 3.4.13, by Rob Manning
  2. New bill could put an end to student debt, Daily Emerald, 3.3.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. Once homeless and a teen mom, Oregon State University grad named nation's outstanding adult degree-earner, Oregonian, 3.4.13, by Betsy Hammond
  4. Oregon State hopes Nike-led rebrand boosts national identity, Portland Business Journal, 3.4.13, by Erik Siemers
  5. Legislative budgets provide more funds to natural resource agencies, Capital Press, 3.4.13, by Mitch Lies
  • State:
  1. K-12 schools get big increase, PERS gets cut in Oregon budget proposal, Oregonian, 3.4.13, by Harry Esteve
  2. Rudy Crew says Oregon educators need new incentives to educate those treated as educational have-nots, Oregonian, 3.4.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Change From Within, Inside Higher Ed, 3.4.13, by Paul Fain
  2. ACE Conference Speaker Says Higher Ed Budgeting Crisis Almost Neglected, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 3.5.13, by Cherise Lesesne
  3. Push to Improve Campus Policies on Sexual Violence Gains Momentum, Chronicle for Higher Education, 3.5.13, by Ann Schnoebelen


  • OUS:
  1. Heavy-hitters strive to slash education bureaucracy, Portland Business Journal, 3.1.2013, by Matthew Kish
  2. Quotes from Higher Education Roundtable, Portland Business Journal, 3.1.2013
  3. PSU Judaic Studies nets its largest ever student scholarship, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 2.28.2013
  4. OSU, Samaritan partner on sports medicine clinic, Portland Business Journal, 3.1.2013, by Ben Jacklet
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Portland Community College names 3 finalists to become its next president, Oregonian, 2.28.2013, by Betsy Hammond
  • State:
  1. Wheeler’s plan ‘answers’ college access questions, Portland Business Journal, 3.1.2013, by Matthew Kish
  • National:
  1. Dire Warnings as Cuts Approach, Inside Higher Ed, 3.1.2013, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. College givers push autonomy, Register-Guard, 2.28.13, by Saul Hubbard
  2. Tuition equity bill passes Oregon House, heads to Senate, Daily Emerald, 2.27.13, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. Oregon campuses strive for safety in different ways, Vanguard, 2.28.13, by Stephanie Tshappat
  4. Smoke-free challenge introduced at PSU, Vanguard, 2.28.13, by Ashley Rask
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] It's time to invest in Oregon's brains, Portland Tribune, 2.28.13
  2. [Editorial] Employers should keep their noses out of Facebook, Oregonian, 2.27.13
  • National:
  1. Better Higher Education Leads to a Better Regional Economy, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.27.13, by Ann Schnoebelen
  2. Only Half of First-Time College Students Graduate in 6 Years, New York Times, 2.26.13, by Catherine Rampell
  3. A New SAT, Inside Higher Ed, 2.27.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Rose well-suited to role, Register-Guard, 2.27.13
  2. Zipcar hopes Fits will electrify PSU, Sustainable Business Oregon, 2.26.13, by Andy Giegerich
  • K-12:
  1. Schools Pushing For More 'Highly Qualified' Teachers, OPB, 2.26.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. Proposed Senate Bill 222: High School graduation requirement with college credits could pressure school districts, The Broadside, 2.27.13, by Scott Greenstone
  • National:
  1. Scholars and Aid Officers Brace for Looming Budget Cuts, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.25.13, by Kelly Field
  2. Summit Drills In on America’s Dropout Rate, Diverse Issues in Education, 2.26.13, by Barrington M. Salmon
  3. A $1 million bet on students without teachers, CNN, 2.27.13, by Richard Galant


  • OUS:
  1. PSU inaugurates College of the Arts, Vanguard, 2.25.13, by Jaime Dunkle
  2. [Editorial] House makes right call on tuition equity, Gazette-Times, 2.26.13
  3. [Guest Opinion] Will Oregon's 40-40-20 goal produce too many college graduates?, Oregonian, 2.26.13, by Sriram Khé
  •  National:
  1. Report: High School Dropouts Cost Economy Billions, Diverse Issues in Education, 2.25.13, by Philip Elliot
  2. Community college grads out-earn bachelor's degree holders, CNN Money, 2.26.13, by Jon Marcus
  3. More universities try the MOOC model by moving professors’ lectures online, Washington Post, 2.25.13, by Nick Anderson


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Putting together the pieces of higher education, Oregonian, 2.22.13
  2. New chancellor’s job rife with tough issues, Register-Guard, 2.25.13, by Diane Dietz
  3. Rose won’t live in Treetops house, Register-Guard, 2.25.13, by Diane Dietz
  4. State of the University, Daily Barometer, 2.22.13 by Callie Simmons
  • K-12:
  1. U.S. high school graduation rate up sharply, but red flags abound, Global Post, 2.25.13, by Stephanie Simon
  • State:
  1. [Guest Opinion] How Oregon can restore strong schools, Oregonian, 2.23.13, by John Tapogna
  2. Schools drive the budget talks at Oregon Legislature, Oregonian, 2.23.13, by Harry Esteve
  3. [AP] Oregon House passes illegal-immigrant tuition bill, Herald and News, 2.23.13
  • National:
  1. The New Face of Higher Education: Why "College-lite" Simply Will Not Cut It, Huffington Post, 2.25.13, by Jayson Boyers
  2. High Debt Loads May Deter Men From Graduating, Research Finds, Chronicle for Higher Education, 2.25.13, by Libby Sander
  3. High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Vets, New York Times, 2.23.13, by David Segal


  • OUS:
  1. Fearless Leadership in an Uncertain World, Huffington Post, 2.20.2013, by Mary Cullinan
  2. Veterans in College: Part of the Next Great Generation, Huffington Post, 2.21.2013, by Chris Maples
  3. Neighborhood cop’s station in question as University area arms its police, Register-Guard, 2.22.2013, by Diane Dietz
  4. Get your OSU-Cascades gear, Bend Bulletin, 2.22.2013, by Rachael Rees
  • K-12:
  1. Sweet Home class helps students get a plan, Democrat-Herald, 2.21.2013, by Jennifer Moody
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Higher education staffing ratios deserve examination, Bend Bulletin, 2.22.2013
  2. Oregon House passes tuition equity bill, Oregonian, 2.22.2013, by Yuxing Zheng
  3. [Editorial] Let undocumented students have lower tuition at Oregon universities, Statesman Journal, 2.20.2013
  4. [Guest Opinion] Tuition equity will help economy as well as students, Statesman Journal, 2.22.2013, by Amelia Harris
  5. [Guest Opinion] Tuition equity bill ads up to special treatment, Statesman Journal, 2.22.2013, by Brian Maas
  • National:
  1. Some Groups May Not Benefit From Online Education, Inside Higher Ed, 2.22.2013
  2. Thinking About Debt Relief, Inside Higher Ed, 2.22.2013, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. PSU wins numerous awards from CASE, PSU News, 2.18.13, by University Communications
  2. PSU's 'Glass Tower' And New College Have Arts In Common, OPB, 2.21.13, by Rob Manning
  3. PSU eyes changes to child care on campus, Vanguard, 2.20.13, by Mary Breaden
  4. Natural gas testing at COCC could double your MPGs, The Broadside, 2.20.13, by Anna Quensenberry
  • K-12:
  1. Facebook gives $100,000 to school, Bend Bulletin, 2.21.13, by Elon Glucklich
  2. Fewer in Oregon try AP classes, Statesman Journal, 2.21.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  • National:
  1. [AP] More elite universities offer free online courses, Gazette-Times, 2.20.13
  2. 'The Rise of Women', Inside Higher Ed, 2.21.13, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. Arlene Schnitzer donates $2.3M to PSU for expansion, Portland Business Journal, 2.19.13, by Suzanne Stevens
  2. How student debt breaks down at Oregon universities, Statesman Journal, 2.20.13, by Laura Fosmire
  • State:
  1. Biting the Bullet on Completion, Inside Higher Ed, 2.20.13, by Paul Fain
  2. [Opinion] Bills would exclude rights of citizens of other states, Statesman Journal, 2.19.13, by David Olen Cross
  3. Oregon trails the nation at helping high school students to gain Advanced Placement college credits, Oregonian, 2.20.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Panel Outlines Strategies to Promote Educational Equity, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2.19.13, by Charles Dervarics
  2. It Takes a B.A. to Find a Job as a File Clerk, New York Times, 2.19.13, by Catherine Rampell


  • OUS:
  1. Groups want look at job roles in Oregon colleges and universities, Register-Guard, 2.19.13, by Saul Hubbard
  2. Provost to invest $3 million in cyber-based upgrades, Vanguard, 2.18.13, by Jaime Dunkle
  3. Speaker urges students to help, La Grande Observer, 2.18.13, by Dick Mason
  4. Construction begins on test facility for new nuclear energy concept, KVAL, 2.18.13, by David Stauth
  • K 12:
  1. STEM conference on Friday geared at Latina high schoolers in Forest Grove, Hillsboro and Beaverton, Oregonian, 2.18.13, by Andrea Castillo
  • State:
  1. Tuition equity bill heads to Oregon House after committee approves it, Oregonian, 2.18.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • National:
  1. 'Warnings From the Trenches', Inside Higher Ed, 2.19.13, by Colleen Flaherty


  • OUS:
  1. The First Woman to Lead the Oregon University System, WIA Report, 2.14.13
  2. [Editorial] Take time on setting up university boards, Gazette-Times, 2.14.13
  3. Adams: Giving Oregon an 'advantage' for future, Statesman Journal, 2.16.13, by Ron Adams
  4. OSU tests hot technology, Gazette-Times, 2.15.13, by Bennett Hall
  5. Portland State University gets a new tower and an upgrade to College of the Arts, Oregonian, 2.18.13, by David Stabler
  6. Students, faculty target administrators at Oregon’s public universities, The Register-Guard, 2.18.13, by Saul Hubbard
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] State agencies should seek ways to work leaner, but don't expect big gains for the budget, Oregonian, 2.16.13
  2. [Editorial] Big PERS benefits, small state economy: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 2.16.13
  3. Tuition equity bill heads to Oregon House after committee approves it, Oregonian, 2.18.13, by Yuxing Zheng


  • OUS:
  1. Q&A: Interim Chancellor Melody Rose on higher education reform, Portland Business Journal, 2.14.13, by Matthew Kish
  2. Portland's tech renaissance is great for software developers, not so for those looking to hire, Oregonian, 2.14.13, by Mike Rogoway
  3. Startups fueled by OSU research tell stories to economic development commission, Gazette-Times, 2.14.13, by James Day
  4. New RVTV goes digital, has new handle, Mail Tribune, 2.11.13, by Shannon Houston
  5. UOPD presents in ASUO Senate, communicates goals if guns allowed for officers, Daily Emerald, 2.14.13, by Kirah Ingram
  6. Technology flows from PSU to Rwanda, Vanguard, 2.14.13, by Kaela O’Brien
  • K-12:
  1. Beaverton School District sends taxpayers the wrong message by hiring PR firm: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 2.14.13
  • State:
  1. Tuition equity bill -- with some tweaks -- expected to reach full House soon, Oregonian, 2.15.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • National:
  1. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici leads the charge on a new approach to science and math education, Oregonian, 2.14.13, by Charles Pope
  2. Colleges Ask Government to Clarify Rules for Credit Based on Competency, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.11.13, by Kelly Field


  • OUS:
  1. Melody Rose named interim chancellor of Oregon University System, Portland Business Journal, 2.14.13, by Matthew Kish
  2. Vice chancellor Melody Rose named interim chancellor of Oregon public universities, first woman in post, Oregonian, 2.14.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Melody Rose Will be New Higher Ed Chancellor, Willamette Week, 2.14.13
  4. PSU students upgrade modular classroom for health, sustainability, Oregonian, 2.14.13, by Sara Hottman
  • State:
  1. Emotional legislative hearing on tuition equity leaves supporters crying, opponents fuming, Oregonian, 2.13.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  2. Oregon schools need a more supportive, ambitious state: Agenda 2013 Oregonian, 2.13.13
  • National:
  1. A Call for Drastic Changes in Educating New Lawyers, New York Times, 2.10.13, by Ethan Bronner
  2. ‘A Blunt Instrument’, Inside Higher Ed, 2.14.13, by Kevin Kiley
  3. It’s Our Interest: The Need to Reduce Student Loan Interest Rates, Campus Progress, 2.13.13, by Tobin Van Ostern and Anne Johnson


  • OUS:
  1. Committee begins hearing on tuition bill, Statesman Journal, 2.13.13, by Laura Fosmire
  2. Tuition equity supporters offer emotional testimony at legislative hearing, Oregonian, 2.13.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  3. Oregon State starts construction on $4.8M nuclear facility, Sustainable Business Oregon, 2.12.13, by Christina Williams
  4. OSU researchers ready a new fleet, Daily Barometer, 2.12.13, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
  • State:
  1. Oregon education czar Rudy Crew demands another, tougher set of education goals -- this time for himself, Oregonian, 2.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. On Notice, Again, Inside Higher Ed, 2.13.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. [AP] White House releases college cost website, Statesman Journal, 2.13.13
  3. Yet another study finds that college degrees pay off big over a lifetime, Oregonian, 2.12.13, by Betsy Hammond
  4. [Editorial] Wyden gets high marks on education bill, Bend Bulletin, 2.13.13
  5. Community Colleges Rise as Leaders of Technological Education, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2.12.13, by Cherise Lesesne


  • OUS:
  1. Education reform on legislative agenda, Vanguard, 2.6.13, by Isaac Hotchkiss
  2. OSU-Cascades No. 3 on list, Bend Bulletin, 2.6.13, by Lauren Dake
  3. University of Oregon weighs arming officers, Register-Guard, 2.12.13, by Diane Dietz
  4. OSU-Cascades study finds Head Start benefits, KTVZ, 1.30.13
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Don’t ignore the successes in our schools, Bend Bulletin, 2.12.13
  2. Plan extends student grant program, Bend Bulletin, 2.1.13, by Ben Botkin
  3. Gov. John Kitzhaber, business leaders throw support behind tuition equity bill, Oregonian, 2.11.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  4. Oregon Legislators Push for College Credits for All, Education News, 2.11.13, by Matthew Tabor
  • National:
  1. [Blog] College Student Loan Debt Is Now A Huge Drag On The U.S. Economy, Oregonian, 2.11.13, by Munchausenbaron
  2. With Financial Aid, Colleges Should Be Accountable to Taxpayers and Students, Paper Argues, Chronicle for Higher Education, 2.12.13, by Beckie Supiano


  • OUS:
  1. Large barometer at Portland State University could be the tallest in the world, Oregonian, 2.10.13, by Stuart Tomlinson
  • State:
  1. [Letter] The future of education, Oregonian, 2.9.13, by Brian Ruder
  2. Rudy Crew: Use technology, out-of-school experiences and outside-the-box thinking to improve Oregon education Oregonian, 2.10.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Technology offers higher education great opportunity: Guest opinion, Oregonian, 2.9.13, by John Jones
  4. Gov. Kitzhaber, business groups back in-state tuition for immigrant students, Statesman Journal, 2.11.13, by Peter Wong
  5. SJ Watch: Oregon relies heavily on personal income tax, Statesman Journal, 2.9.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  • National:
  1. Community Colleges Respond to Demand for STEM Graduates, Chronicle for Higher Ed, 2.11.13, by Katherine Mangan


  • OUS:
  1. Lawmaker questions whether independent boards for UO and PSU will have enough power, Oregonian, 2.7.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon State's online degrees program rated in nation's Top 10, Oregonian, 2.7.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. PSU ‘ReThinks’ philosophy for future, Portland Business Journal, 2.8.13, by Matthew Kish
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon public school enrollment rises, Register-Guard, 2.8.13, by Susan Palmer
  • State:
  1. School Officials Suspect 'Bias' In Oregon Teacher Exams, OPB, 2.7.13, by Rob Manning
  2. State pushes for higher education transparency, Portland Business Journal, 2.7.13, by Ben Jacklet
  • National:
  1. Dispensing Computers, Inside Higher Ed, 2.8.13, by Alexandra Tilsley
  2. Private Student Loans a Nightmare for Some Co-Signing Parents, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2.7.13, by Aleena Gardezi


  • OUS:
  1. Independent boards to govern UO and PSU: Lawmakers will start debate on them today, Oregonian, 2.7.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Gov. John Kitzhaber’s budget recommends $230.3 million for University of Oregon expansions and renovations, Daily Emerald, 2.6.13, by Kirah Ingram
  3. OSU-Cascades hires firm to study real estate options, Portland Business Journal, 2.7.13, by Wendy Culverwell
  • State:
  1. Audit: More needs to be done to meet legislative education plan, Statesman Journal, 2.7.13, by Laura Fosmire
  2. Solving The Equation Of Online Learning, OPB News, 2.7.13, by Rob Manning
  3. Oregon Bill Would Require College Credit in High School, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 2.6.13, by Jonathan Cooper
  • National:
  1. No Pell Shortfall for 2014, Inside Higher Ed, 2.7.13, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. American Council on Education Recommends 5 MOOCs for Credit, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.7.13, by Steve Kolowich
  3. Five colleges misreported data to U.S. News, raising concerns about rankings, reputation, Washington Post, 2.6.13, by Nick Anderson


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Tuition is high, collaboration needed, Daily Barometer, 2.6.13
  2. Committed to maintaining affordability, 2.5.13, Life@OSU, by Sabah Randhawa and Mark McCambridge
  3. Kitzhaber proposes $53 million for OSU academic buildings, $70 million for construction on 10 community college campuses, Oregonian, 2.5.13, by Betsy Hammond
  4. [AP] OSU could reap most in construction funds, Gazette-Times, 2.6.13
  5. $1 million worth of progress, Vanguard, 2.5.13, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
  6. PSU hosts inaugural Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, PSU News, 2.5.13, by Laura Gleim
  • K-12:
  1. Portland Public Schools students kick off campaign against state standardized tests, Oregonian, 2.6.13, by Nicole Dungca
  • State:
  1. Bill would require college credit in high school, Bend Bulletin, 2.6.13, by Jonathan J. Cooper
  • National:
  1. Public Perception of Higher Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 2.6.13, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Good news, and not so good, Mail Tribune, 2.3.13
  2. [Letter] There’s more behind the departure of higher ed head, Gazette-Times, 2.1.13, by Tony Van Vliet
  3. Who's Responsible for Public Higher Education?, Huffington Post, 2.5.13, by Mary Cullinan
  4. Rethinking SOU: do we need the House model?, The Siskiyou, 2.2.13, by Ian Hand
  5. Rethinking SOU: how the House model impacts your education, The Siskiyou, 2.4.13, by Ashley Winkler
  6. OSU students rally for tuition freeze, KVAL, 2.4.13, by Ty Steele
  7. OSU statewides budget flat, Capital Press, 2.4.13, by Mitch Lies
  8. OSU President Ray announces major gifts, outlines other successes, OSU News & Research Communications, 1.31.13, by Steve Clark
  9. Alum’s $7M donation moves OSU closer to engineering building, Daily Journal of Commerce, 2.1.13, by Tom Henderson
  10. [Guest Columnist] Online learning, the revolution in higher education, Oregonian, 2.5.13, by Tim Nesbitt
  • State:
  1. State budget, schools, PERS, prisons dominate Oregon Legislature's agenda, Oregonian, 2.3.13
  • National:
  1. Jobs recovery favors highly educated workers, CNN Money, 1.24.13, by Annalyn Kurtz
  2. More students working (a lot) in college, CBS Money Watch, 2.5.13, by Lynn O’Shaughnessy
  3. Straight Answers on Paying for College: Still Too Little, Too Late, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.4.13, by Beckie Supiano
  4. A Million Strong: Helping Them Through, New York Times, 2.1.13, by James Dao


  • OUS:
  1. State of university looking up, Daily Barometer, 2.1.13, by Don Iler
  2. OSU statewides budget flat, Capital Press, 2.4.13, by Mitch Lies
  3. UOPD aims to provide better service if guns on campus are approved, Daily Emerald, 2.1.13, by Kirah Ingram
  4. PSU study equates bicycle commuting, happiness, Oregonian, 2.4.13, by Joseph Rose
  • K-12:
  1. Portland Public Schools students push standardized test boycott, Oregonian, 2.1.13, by Nicole Dungca
  • State:
  1. Unlocking doors to Oregon colleges: Agenda 2013 (Improve educational funding and function), Oregonian, 2.2.13
  2. State treasurer Ted Wheeler asks students to rally for Oregon constitutional amendment,  Daily Emerald, 2.4.13, by Dashiell Paulson
  • National:
  1. Moody's: Higher Ed Downgrades Vastly Exceeded Upgrades in 2012, Inside Higher Ed, 2.4.13
  2. MOOC Mess, Inside Higher Ed, 4.2.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] In higher ed, less may be more, Mail Tribune, 1.30.13
  2. [Editorial] Ag regains cachet as colleges grow, Capital Press, 1.31.13
  3. Oregon State University draws $25 million in donations for engineering, performing arts, Oregonian, 1.31.13, by Betsy Hammond
  4. OSU Announces Gifts Totaling $25 Million, OPB, 1.31.2013, by Rob Manning
  5. Lawsuit against University of Oregon dismissed, Register-Guard, 2.1.13, by Greg Bolt
  6. Kramer files suit over JPR termination, Mail Tribune, 1.31.13, by Damian Mann
  • National:
  1. Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut, New York Times, 1.30.13, by Ethan Bronner
  2. The Return of the Sequester, Inside Higher Ed, 2.1.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. Acting Presidential, Huffington Post, 1.30.13, by Chris Maples
  2. Oregon State University wins crucial grant to design, build ocean research vessels, Oregonian, 1.31.13, by Scott Learn
  3. New OSU consortium on unmanned aerial sensing, KTVZ, 1.29.13
  4. PSU offers new real estate master’s, Vanguard, 1.30.13, by Kaela Obrien
  5. Sustainability efforts gain national attention, Vanguard, 1.30.13, by Ryan Voelker
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. College’s use of alternative contracting draws fire, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.30.13, by Tom Henderson
  • K 12:
  1. Oregon schools fail to budge the state's low graduation rate, Oregonian, 1.31.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. New Rules Don't Appear To Affect Graduation Rates, OPB, 1.31.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. Keeping Diversity at the Center of the STEM Higher Education Agenda in 2013, Diverse Education, 1.30.13, by Lorelle Espinosa
  2. Accreditation in a Rapidly Changing World, Inside Higher Ed, 1.31.13, by Paul J. LeBlanc


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] The last chancellor?, Register Guard, 1.30.13
  2. Change: Looking Into the Rear View Mirror, Huffington Post, 1.29.13, by Mary Cullinan
  3. PSU a finalist in national sustainability awards, Oregonian, 1.29.13, by Sara Hottman
  4. First Year Mentor Program enriches campus experience, The Siskiyou, 1.29.13, by Kali Persall
  5. [AP] Oregon State to lead work on research vessels, Bend Bulletin, 1.30.13
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Hands-on computer science camp at Pacific University exposes girls to male-dominated industry, Oregonian, 1.29.13, by Emily Fuggetta
  • National:
  1. Fewer Bucks, More Bangs, Inside Higher Ed, 1.29.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. Obama's Immigration Plan, Inside Higher Ed, 1.30.13, by Libby A. Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. [Opinion] On higher education, Oregon again gets board, Oregonian, 1.29.13, by David Sarasohn
  2. Higher ed will have Kitzhaber's stamp, Statesman Journal, 1.28.13
  3. Ka-ching! PSU gets $1 mil for graduating students, Vanguard, 1.28.13, by Turner Lobey
  4. Portland State University Library awarded Muslim Journeys Bookshelf collection from the National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, Oregonian, 1.28.13
  • State:
  1. Charter school advocates rank Oregon 26th, Oregonian, 1.29.13
  • National:
  1. Taxpayers claiming college tuition credits can also expect delayed refunds Oregonian, 1.28.13, by Brent Hunsberger
  2. Report on Student-Aid Reform Calls for Making Pell Grants an Entitlement, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 1.29.13, by Allie Bidwell
  3. Not Rushing Into MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 1.29.13, by Alexandra Tilsley


  • OUS:
  1. Pernsteiner severance agreement approved by State Board of Higher Education, Oregonian, 1.28.13
  2. George Pernsteiner, Oregon higher ed chancellor, resigns in face of looming changes; The Oregonian; By Brad Schmidt; 1-25-13
  3. UO president Michael Gottfredson’s plans for a local governing board, transparency, Daily Emerald, 1.28.13, by Dashiell Paulson
  4. New study suggests Oregon health and science majors are declining, Daily Emerald, 1.28.13, by Nicholas Filipas
  • State:
  1. For Rudy Crew, tough Oregon budget means a harder sell, Oregonian, 1.26.13, by Susan Nielsen
  2. Oregon Schools Receive $26.5 Million From State’s Common School Fund‏, Albany Tribune, 1.28.13


  • OUS:
  1. Higher education Chancellor George Pernsteiner announces resignation, Oregonian, 1.25.13
  2. [Editorial] University money discussions should be public, Bend Bulletin, 1.22.13
  3. Can a University Be Truly Transformed?, Huffington Post, 1.23.13, by Mary Cullinan
  4. [Editorial] Oregon Ducks' new coach looks like a winner, but hiring process invites suspicion, Oregonian, 1.23.13
  5. [Opinion] On higher ed, California starts its comeback, Oregonian, 1.24.13, by David Sarasohn
  6. UO's Furlough Friday Science Days to Bring 4,000 hours of Hands-on Education to Springfield Students, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 1.24.13
  7. Portland State University adding online business degree, Oregonian, 1.23.13
  8. Business accelerator mini-boom continues, Oregon Business, 1.23.13, by Linda Baker 
  9. Professor proposes MOOCs cluster, Vanguard, 1.23.13, by Jaime Dunkle
  10. PNNL, Oregon State get $2.8M from Department of Defense, Sustainable Business Oregon, 1.24.13, by Christina Williams
  11. A sense for accessibility, Daily Barometer, 1.25.13, by Jack Lammers
  12. Oregon Ducks have paid $154,716 to law firm for internal investigation into possible NCAA violations, Oregonian, 1.24.13, by Adam Jude
  13. ASUO President Laura Hinman removed from office, Daily Emerald, 1.22.13, by Ian Campbell
  • State:
  1. Planned Oregon Education Database Raises Thorny Questions, OPB, 1.24.13, by Rob Manning
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon scores D- in teacher preparation, Statesman Journal, 1.24.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  2. Oregon schools begin to tie teacher pay to student test scores, Oregonian, 1.24.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Private Schools' Foreign Aid, Wall Street Journal, 1.22.13, by Joel Millman
  • National:
  1. Minding the Money, Inside Higher Ed, 1.24.13, by Allie Grasgreen
  2. Not Getting What You Paid For, Inside Higher Ed, 1.25.13, by Scott Jaschik
  3. [Opinion] Learning From MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 1.24.13, by Andrew Ng
  4. Mainstreaming MOOCs, Inside Higher Ed, 1.25.13, by Kevin Kiley
  5. Universities Try MOOCs in Bid to Lure Successful Students to Online Programs, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.23.13, by Steve Kolowich


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon’s 40-40-20: From Goal to Action, SHEEO, 1.22.13, by George Pernsteiner
  2. New center rooted in STEM success, Around The O, 1.22.13
  3. $5 million funding for Autzen Stadium improvements by Phil Knight approved by OUS, Daily Emerald, 1.22.13, by Sam Stites
  4. ASUO Constitution Court rules in favor of Hinman — EMU renovation valid, Daily Emerald, 1.19.13, by Ian Campbell
  5. Lego robotics state competition results give Beaverton and Hillsboro teams big wins, Oregonian, 1.22.13, by Wendy Owen
  • State:
  1. [AP] Bautista Hired To Boost Oregon's English-Learners Education Programs, OPB, 1.22.13
  • National:
  1. MOOCs for Credit, Inside Higher Ed, 1.23.13, by Scott Jaschik
  2. Higher-Education Reform: a Legacy for Obama?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.21.13, by Kevin Carey


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon University System funding scenarios kept quiet, Register-Guard, 1.21.13, by Christian Wihtol
  2. State may shift funding focus for universities, Mail Tribune, 1.22.13, by Teresa Ristow
  3. Oregon Investment Council, PSU seeking increased autonomy, Statesman Journal, 1.19.13, by Hannah Hoffman
  4. UO hires high-profile lawyer, Register-Guard, 1.22.13, by Diane Dietz
  5. UO project added to governor’s list, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.18.13, by Lee Fehrenbacher
  6. Photo Gallery: Lego robotics competition in Hillsboro complete with team spirit, Oregonian, 1.19.13, by Ross William Hamilton
  7. Salem-Keizer students to compete in state LEGO championship, Statesman Journal, 1.17.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Willamette students develop apps to help master algebra, Statesman Journal, 1.21.13, by Stefanie Knowlton
  • State:
  1. Legislature researches cheaper textbooks, Vanguard, 1.21.13, by Isaac Hotchkiss
  • National:
  1. [AP] Study: High school grad rate highest since '76, Gazette-Times, 1.21.13
  2. New Reading Standards Aim To Prep Kids For College — But At What Cost?, NPR, 1.19.13
  3. Evolution or Mission Creep?, Inside Higher Ed, 1.22.13, by Paul Fain
  4. State Spending on Higher Education Rebounds in Most States After Years of Decline, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.21.13, by Eric Kelderman


  • OUS:
  1. [Guest Columnist] Can Oregon catch up to Texas on tuition equity for undocumented immigrants?, Oregonian, 1.18.13, by Jessica Ritter
  2. Latest Diversity Office Shakeup Rekindles Tensions at University of Oregon, Skanner News, 1.10.13, by Bruce Poinsette
  3. Girls on Fire! Lego Robotics 4-H Club, KSJJ Radio, 1.15.13, by Colleen Robbins and Michael Cook
  4. Hillsboro Lego robotics team excited for upcoming state tournament, Oregonian, 1.17.13, by Wendy Owen
  5. Beaverton RobotChiX have perfected teamwork for state Lego robotics competition, Oregonian, 1.17.13, by Wendy Owen
  • Other Higher Education:
  1. [Editorial] Micromanaging the UCs, Los Angeles Times, 1.17.13
  • National:
  1. Advanced Placement, Not Credit, Inside Higher Ed, 1.18.13, by Alexandra Tilsley
  2. What Is Merit?, Inside Higher Ed, 1.18.13, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Chip Kelly leaves model of success for UO, Legislature: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 1.16.13
  2. PSU’s campus will expand to South Waterfront next year, Vanguard, 1.17.13, by Ryan Voelker
  • State:
  1. Wrecking Crew, Willamette Week, 1.16.13, by Nigel Jaquiss
  • National:
  1. Nowhere to Turn, Inside Higher Ed, 1.17.13, by Kevin Kiley
  2. [AP] Moody's: Outlook for higher ed sector now negative, Times Herald-Record, 1.16.13, by Justin Pope


  • OUS:
  1. Newport selected as home of Pacific Marine Energy Center, The News Guard, 1.15.13
  2. SERA designs Eastern Oregon University projects, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.15.13, by Reed Jackson
  3. Students taking widespread initiative, Daily Barometer, 1.16.13, by Ryan Dawes
  4. Oregon State Brings Smart Sensors to Accessible Parking, Campus Technology, 1.14.13, by David Nagel
  • State:
  1. Proposal: Fund College Financial Aid Through Bond Sale, OPB, 1.15.13, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. College Enrollment Expected to Slip, Stateline, 1.16.13, by Ben Wieder
  2. How student debt is taking down America, Statesman Journal, 1.15.13, by Sabina Bharwani and Carrie Sheffield
  3. Playing Different Games, Inside Higher Ed, 1.16.13, by Kevin Kiley
  4. [Opinion] What About Community Colleges?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.15.13, by Rob Jenkins


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon State University Advantage To Spur Education, Economic Growth, Albany Tribune, 1.12.13
  2. ASOSU launches campaign against tuition hikes, Daily Barometer, 1.15.13, by Don Iler
  • State:
  1. Kitzhaber: For Oregon, it's all about "dollars in the classroom", Oregonian, 1.14.13, by Jeff Mapes
  • National:
  1. Parents’ Financial Support May Not Help College Grades, New York Times, 1.14.13, by Tamar Lewin
  2. Connecticut looks to move past pay scandals and remediation reform controversy, Inside Higher Ed, 1.14.13, by Alexandra Tilsley


  • OUS:
  1. Colleges Seek 'Noncognitive' Gauges of Applicants, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 1.14.13, by Eric Hoover
  2. PSU wins $1 million state bonus for getting results, Oregonian, 1.11.13, by Betsy Hammond
  3. State board approves $84.3 million in funding for EMU renovation and expansion, Daily Emerald, 1.11.13, Kirah Ingram
  4. Gov. John Kitzhaber’s revolutionary thinking in the funding of Oregon’s higher education, Daily Emerald, 1.14.13, by Dashiell Paulson


  • OUS:
  1. Expanding business development, Bend Bulletin, 1.11.2013
  2. OSU, Corvallis team up on program to promote bike, pedestrian safety, Gazette-Times, 1.11.2013, by James Day
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Business community spurs Pacific U. move, Portland Business Journal, 1.11.2013, by Matthew Kish
  • K 12:
  1. Oregon ranked No. 43 for education policies and results, Oregonian, 1.11.2013, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Downturn Still Squeezes Colleges and Universities, New York Times, 1.10.2013, by Andrew Martin
  2. Parsing the Case Against College, Inside Higher Ed, 1.11.2013, by John Thelin


  • OUS:
  1. OSU ramps up business development, Gazette-Times, 1.10.13, by Bennett Hall
  2. UO diversity changes discussed, Register-Guard, 1.10.13, by Diane Dietz
  3. Grad assistants are employees, state rules, Gazette-Times, 1.10.13, by Bennett Hall
  4. OSU set to beef up student conduct office to deal with off-campus issues, Gazette-Times, 1.10.13, by James Day
  5. Composting system helps residence halls go green, Daily Barometer, 1.10.13, by Callie Simmons
  • K 12:
  1. Gates Study Identifies 3 Best Ways To Evaluate Teachers, OPB News, 1.9.13, by Rob Manning
  2. [Editorial] Improvement — but not enough — in achievement compacts, Bend Bulletin, 1.10.13
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Hope for Oregon classrooms and colleges: Agenda 2013, Oregonian, 1.9.13
  • National:
  1. A Degree Still Helps, Inside Higher Ed, 1.10.13, by Alexandra Tilsley
  2. Lumina Foundation Adopts New Tactics to Reach College-Completion Goal, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.10.13, by Eric Helderman


  • OUS:
  1. Kitzhaber touts approach to a new economy, Register-Guard, 1.9.13, by Diane Dietz
  2. Portland State honors program gets $1M gift, Portland Business Journal, 1.8.13, by Matthew Kish
  3. Plum Creek to fund water-quality research at Oregon State, Sustainable Business Oregon, 1.8.13, by Christina Williams
  4. Moore Family Center makes healthy choices accessible, Daily Barometer, 1.9.13, by Jack Lammers
  5. OSU study: College P.E. requirements at historic low, Gazette-Times, 1.8.13, by Mike McInally
  6. Insuring Inefficiency, Willamette Week, 1.9.13, by Nigel Jaquiss
  • State:
  1. Governor pays visit to schools, businesses, Register-Guard, 1.9.13, by Susan Palmer
  • National:
  1. Paying for Proof, Inside Higher Ed, 1.9.13, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon governor Kitzhaber takes the lead in making college affordable, Daily Emerald, 1.7.13, by Dashiell Paulson
  2. Donors Pledge $2M For Oregon State Cascades Campus, OPB News, 12.18.12, by David Nogueras
  3. KCC, OSU continue work on partnership, Herald and News, 1.5.13, by Samantha Tipler
  4. In Corvallis: Solar Panels That Rival Fossil Fuels? OPB News, 12.19.12, by Cassandra Profita
  5. Oregon State to begin producing own solar power in January, Gazette-Times, 12.20.12, by James Day
  6. New OSU Extension crop specialist to start in March, Democrat-Herald, 12.25.12, by Alex Paul
  7. Oregon State faculty helping farmers in other countries, Capital Press, 12.20.12, by Mitch Lies
  8. [AP] University Of Oregon Goes Dark After Small Blasts Rock Power System, Huffington Post, 1.8.13, Jonathan J. Cooper
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Pacific University adds College of Business, Oregonian, 1.7.13, by Joe Lang
  • K 12:
  1. Portland Public Schools pledges big changes to raise its 'unacceptably low' graduation rate, Oregonian, 1.7.13, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Education group gives Oregon D-, Portland Business Journal, 1.7.13, by Suzanne Stevens
  • National:
  1. Students Rush to Web Classes, but Profits May Be Much Later, New York Times, 1.6.13, by Tamar Lewis


  • OUS:
  1. Power poll: OSU's Ed Ray top vote-getter, Gazette-Times, 12.30.12, by Mike McInally
  2. Is the University of Oregon the worst of the best for public education value?, Daily Emerald, 1.7.13, by Dashiell Paulson
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Clark College plans new science and technology building, Oregonian, 1.4.13, by Dean Baker
  • State:
  1. Higher education's bowl game in Salem Oregonian, 1.5.13, by David Sarasohn
  2. Tuition equity bill likely to pass Oregon Legislature this year, supporters say, Oregonian, 1.3.13, by Yuxing Zheng
  • National:
  1. Institute for Higher Education Policy Outlines Financial Aid System Reforms, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, 1.6.13, by Ronald Roach


  • OUS:
  1. 'High-risk alcohol use is very much tolerated in our community', KVAL, 1.3.13, by Tom Adams
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Governor names Linn-Benton president to Quality Ed board, Democrat-Herald, 1.4.13
  • K-12:
  1. Class Of 2025: Welcome To Earl Boyles Elementary, OPB, 1.3.13, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. PERS will cost city schools 14 percent of biennial budget, Herald and News, 1.4.13, by Andrew Creasey
  2. Chalkboard Project deserves funding in governor’s budget, East Oregonian, 1.2.13
  3. LEGO robotics state championships to be held at Liberty High School, Oregonian, 1.4.13, by Wendy Owen
  • National:
  1. Measures of Segregation, Inside Higher Ed, 1.4.13, by Scott Jaschik
  2. College Education Is Expected to Remain a High Priority for States, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.3.13, by Eric Kelderman
  3. Young adults fear budget cuts will hit loans, CNN Money, 1.4.13, by Emily Jane Fox
  4. STEM Initiative Aims to Broaden Minority Student Access to AP Science, Math Courses, Diverse Education, 1.3.13, by Ronald Roach


  • OUS:
  1. [Opinion] Measuring the return on investing in a college degree, Oregonian, 12.22.12, by Scott Dawson
  2. PSU Honors Program gets a $1 million lift, Oregonian, 12.25.12, by Jillian Daley
  3. SOU to offer management master's degree in Salem, Statesman Journal, 12.15.12, by Michael Rose
  4. SOU professor awakens ‘sleeping languages’, Mail Tribune, 12.26.12, by Janet Eastman
  5. A way with words, Mail Tribune, 12.31.12, by Janet Eastman
  • K-12:
  1. Teacher evaluations: Plenty of potential for Oregon in 2013, Oregonian, 1.2.13
  • National:
  1. College Education Is Expected to Remain a High Priority for States, Chronicle for Higher Ed, 1.3.13, by Eric Kelderman
  2. Prices spike at public universities, except in Maryland, Washington Post, 12.28.12, by Nick Anderson
  3. Fiscal Cliff Deal Spares Higher Education Research Funding, Tuition Tax Credit, Huffington Post, 1.2.13, by Tyler Kingkade


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] EOU stands up against smoking, La Grande Observer, 12.28.12
  2. Higher education becomes a priority with creation of state committee, Daily Emerald, 12.28.12, by Emily Schiola and Dashiell Paulson
  3. U.S. Bancorp donates to SOU's Honors College, Mail Tribune, 12.22.12
  4. Portland State University students use engineering skills to improve life in other countries, Oregonian, 12.27.12, by Jillian Daley
  5. UO recognized on Kiplinger’s top 100 list of best value colleges, Daily Emerald, 12.28.12, by Dana Macalanda
  6. [AP] University of Oregon Makes Changes In Diversity Office, OPB, 12.28.12
  7. State workers healthier, led by gains at universities, Gazette-Times, 12.29.12, by James Day
  • State:
  1. Oregon college students not stampeding into science, tech and health majors, despite proven financial payoff, Oregonian, 12.28.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Diminished expectations: Oregon politicians try to repair economy, restore American Dream, Oregonian, 12.29.12, by Molly Young, Brent Hunsberger, Elliot Njus, and Kelly House
  3. [AP] Under new Oregon law, college workers must report child abuse, Oregonian, 12.29.12
  • National:
  1. Federal College Savings Plan Primarily Help the Wealthy, Study Finds, ABC News, 1.2.13, by Susanna Kim


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon State University begins solar power project, Oregonian, 12.21.12
  2. PSU Honors Program gets a $1 million lift, Oregonian, 12.24.12, by Jillian Daley
  3. Northwest Atlantic co-founder gifts $2M to OSU-Cascades, Portland Business Journal, 12.21.12, by Wendy Culverwell
  4. Broken pipe causes major damage to OSU building, Gazette-Times, 12.24.12, by Mike McInally
  5. SOU professor awakens 'sleeping languages', Mail Tribune, 12.26.12, by Janet Eastman
  6. UO President Michael Gottfredson’s administration wrestles with perceived lack of transparency, Daily Emerald, 12.18.12, by Colton Totland
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Sustainability summer school, Daily Journal of Commerce, 12.21.12, by Lee Fehrenbacher
  • State:
  1. Oregon schools, police lack money to follow NRA plan for security guards in every school, Oregonian, 12.21.12, by Nicole Friedman
  2. Kitzhaber’s proposed budget a benefit to Central Oregon, Bend Bulletin, 12.23.12, by Mike Hollern
  3. Oregon Schools Test Bonuses For Teachers, OPB, 12.21.12, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall, New York Times, 12.22.12, by Jason DeParle
  2. NRA proposal for armed police in schools draws mixed reaction, Washington Post, 12.21.12, by Donna St. George and Susan Svrluga
  3. N.Y.U. and Other Medical Schools Offer Shorter Course in Training, for Less Tuition, New York Times, 12.23.12, by Anemona Hartocollis
  4. Promise and Pitfalls in Online Ed, Inside Higher Ed, 12.21.12, by Doug Lederman
  5. College Leaders Call for Stricter Gun Laws, University Business, 12.19.12, by Kristen Domonell
  6. Not Your University, Inside Higher Ed, 12.19.12, by Kevin Kiley


  • OUS:
  1. Portland State University expands support services for students with children, Oregonian, 12.20.12, by Jillian Daley
  2. Oregon State to begin producing own solar power in January, Gazette-Times, 12.20.12, by James Day
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Students get ahead in the race, Daily Astorian, 12.21.12, by Edward Stratton
  • National:
  1. STEM Is the Key to Stronger Education, Huffington Post, 12.20.12, by Stephen M. Coan
  2. Placement Tests Still Rule, Inside Higher Ed, 12.21.12, by Paul Fain
  3. Can a ‘Pay as You Go’ Model Work for Higher Education?, Education News, 12.20.12, by Matthew Tabor


  • OUS:
  1. Students consider college early, East Oregonian, 12.18.12, by Chris Rizer
  2. UO offers full-tuition scholarships to Portland-area, low-income students, Daily Emerald, 12.17.12, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. OSU-Cascades to receive $2M, Bend Bulletin, 12.19.12, by Ben Botkin
  4. UO President Michael Gottfredson’s administration wrestles with perceived lack of transparency, Daily Emerald, 12.18.12, by Colton Totland
  5. SOU will work with union on status of workers, Mail Tribune, 12.17.12, by Sam Wheeler
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon School Districts Sketch Out Budgets, Despite Uncertainty, OPB, 12.18.12, by Rob Manning
  2. Online academy lures 120, Mail Tribune, 12.18.12, by Teresa Ristow
  3. Online charter school lets students set the pace, Oregonian, 12.18.12, by Heather Steeves
  • National:
  1. A Guaranteed Pell Grant?, Inside Higher Ed, 12.18.12, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. College Enrollments Fell This Fall, Inside Higher Ed, 12.19.12, by Doug Lederman


  • OUS:
  1. President Ray receives 2013 CASE Leadership Award, Life@OSU, 12.14.12
  2. [AP] OSU official trains student-athletes for real world, Oregonian, 12.14.12
  3. College growth spurs development, Bend Bulletin, 12.16.12, by Elon Glucklich
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. The Fiscal Cliff may have major impact on students at COCC, The Broadside, 12.12.12, by Darwin Ikard
  • National:
  1. For Whom Is College Being Reinvented?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.17.12, by Scott Carlson and Goldie Blumenstyk
  2. Measuring Success in New Ways, Inside Higher Ed, 12.17.12, by Colleen Flaherty
  3. For Student Borrowers, Relief Now May Mean a Big Tax Bill Later, New York Times, 12.14.12, by Ron Lieber


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon colleges frustrated by budget proposal, Mail Tribune, 12.14.12
  2. Student group urges Governor Kitzhaber to ensure Nike hires Oregon graduates during expansion, Daily Emerald, 12.13.12, by Ian Campbell
  3. ASPIRE program helps students reach college, succeed while there, East Oregonian, 12.13.12, by Chris Rizer
  4. Mastering bee knowledge, Gazette-Times, 12.14.12, by Raju Woodward
  • State:
  1. Educators Meet to Promote Equity across Oregon Schools, The Skanner, 12.13.12, by Helen Silvis
  • National:
  1. Crash Course for Remediation, Inside Higher Ed, 12.13.12, by Paul Fain
  2. Questioning the Viability of Higher Education: Colleges Respond, Epoch Times, 12.13.12, by Kelly Ni
  3. Board Members Say College Costs Too Much, but Not at Their Institution, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.13.12, by Sara Hebel


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon's small college sports would be hammered by governor's proposed change to lottery money, Oregonian, 12.11.12, by Paul Buker
  2. New KCC / OIT Partnership, KOBI Medford, 12.10.12, by Lyle Ahrens
  3. OSU-Cascades offers accounting program Fall 2013, Broadside, 12.11.12, by Molly Svendson
  4. Portland State University, OMSI exhibit and community confront issues of race, Oregonian, 12.12.12
  • National:
  1. How to Fix the Student Loan Crisis (for Real This Time), Huffington Post, 12.12.12, by Adam Levin


  • OUS:
  1. Schools aim to up completion rates, Herald and News, 12.11.12, by Andrew Creasey
  2. [Editorial] An education reform worth making, Bend Bulletin, 12.11.12
  3. [AP] Ore. backers see hope for ‘tuition equality’ bill, Herald and News, 12.11.12
  4. Human physiology professor awarded for groundbreaking work in medical education, Daily Emerald, 12.10.12, by Samantha Matsumoto
  5. Winemaking Students Learn Overseas, Wines and Vines, 12.6.12, by Peter Mitham
  • State:
  1. Phil Knight's love-hate relationship with Oregon, Portland Business Journal, 12.10.12, by Matthew Kish
  • National:
  1. U.S. Students Still Lag Globally in Math and Science, Tests Show, New York Times, 12.11.12, by Motoko Rich


  • OUS:
  1. [Guest Column] A message to Congress on the fiscal cliff: Don't stall Oregon's economic recovery, Oregonian, 12.8.12, by Michael Gottfredson, Ed Ray and Wim Wiewel
  2. Oregon education reform: change for students' sake, Oregonian, 12.7.12
  3. Davies buoyed by new budget, La Grande Observer, 12.8.12, by Dick Mason
  4. Tuition equity on Kitzhaber 2013 list, Bend Bulletin, 12.10.12, by Lauren Dake
  5. Business Leaders Recommend Corporate Intervention for Higher Education, Diverse Education, 12.9.12, by Cherise Lesesne
  • National:
  1. As Debt Rises and Job Prospects Dim, Some Say It's Time to Put a Warning Label on Graduate School, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.9.12, by Stacey Patton
  2. To Steer Students Toward Jobs, Florida May Cut Tuition for Select Majors, New York Times, 12.9.12, by Lizette Alvarez


  • OUS:
  1. PGE, PSU partner to create power engineering teaching lab, Daily Journal of Commerce, 12.7.12, by Reed Jackson
  2. Oregon State University installs two solar arrays, Sustainable Business Oregon, 12.6.12, by Christina Williams
  3. [Letter] Balancing debt and income, Oregonian, 12.7.12, by Di Saunders
  • National:
  1. [AP] Education Department announces new ‘Pay as You Earn’ student loan repayment will start Dec. 21, Washington Post, 12.6.12, by Justin Pope
  2. Bankruptcy, Not Forgiveness, for Student Loans, Inside Higher Ed, 12.7.12, by Jenna Ashley Robinson
  3. More Teachers 'Flipping' The School Day Upside Down, NPR, 12.7.12, by Grace Hood


  • OUS:
  1. OSU planting seeds for “solar farm” on campus as part of OUS program, Oregon State News, 12.6.12
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. Clatsop Community College partnering with high schools to jump start college education, Coast River Business Journal, 12.5.12, by Sayde Moser
  • State:
  1. Feds: Oregon spent less on education in 2011 than the year before, Oregonian, 12.6.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon wins 'Race to the Top' grant for early childhood learning programs, Statesman Journal, 12.6.12


  • OUS:
  1. Here's how it works ..., Ashland Daily Tidings, 12.5.12, by Sam Wheeler
  2. SMILE gives students confidence, boosts STEM skills, Oregonian, 12.4.12, by Ashley Yeager
  • National:
  1. Student-Loan Collection Targeted for Overhaul in Congress, Bloomberg News, 12.3.12, by John Hechinger
  2. More Cracks in the Credit Hour, Inside Higher Ed, 12.5.12, by Paul Fain
  3. Vets Flock To Colleges ... But How Are They Doing?, NPR, 12.5.12, by Larry Abramson
  4. Providers of Free MOOC's Now Charge Employers for Access to Student Data, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.4.12, by Jeffrey R. Young


  • OUS:
  1. Financial struggles force college grads to downsize the American Dream: Diminished Expectations, Oregonian, 12.4.12, by Kelly House
  2. [Editorial] A shake-up for higher ed, Register-Guard, 12.4.12
  3. Gov. John Kitzhaber proposes to consolidate Oregon’s higher education agencies, Daily Emerald, 12.2.12, by Emily Schiola and Dashiell Paulson
  4. PERS, Cascades top of leader talks, Bend Bulletin, 12.4.12, by Lauren Dake
  5. UO, OSU pitch business accelerator, Gazette-Times, 12.4.12, by Bennett Hall
  6. ‘Learning differently’: OSU's Ecampus grows, Democrat-Herald, 12.2.12, by Joce DeWitt
  7. Dean highlights goals for Honors College, Gazette-Times, 11.30.12, by Joce DeWitt
  8. OSU/city group wants more study on police staffing, Gazette-Times, 11.30.12, by James Day
  • National:
  1. When Trying Harder Doesn't Work, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.3.12, by Dan Lundquist
  2. Scrambling to Understand Veterans, Inside Higher Ed, 12.4.12, by Paul Fain


  • OUS:
  1. [Column] Universities get new focus, but still need new cash, Oregonian, 12.1.12, by David Sarasohn
  2. PSU and OHSU team up to tackle health, PSU Vanguard, 11.30.12, by Kaela Obrien
  3. The Private Public University: How the UO fulfills its public mission with private dollars, Daily Emerald, 12.3.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  • State:
  1. College grads take on record debt, weighing down Oregon's economy: Diminished expectations, Oregonian, 12.1.12, by Molly Young
  2. Governor: Create new department to oversee colleges, add and subtract powers at Oregon Department of Education, Oregonian, 11.30.12, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Kitzhaber, consolidating power over all things education, proposes new Department of Post-Secondary Education, Oregonian, 11.30.12, by Betsy Hammond
  4. Where is Oregon education spending headed? A rundown of Gov. John Kitzhaber's plan for 2013-15, Oregonian, 11.29.12, by Betsy Hammond
  5. Gov’s proposal has local impact, Bend Bulletin, 12.3.12, by Lauren Dake
  6. College officials uncertain on budget effect, Statesman Journal, 12.2.12, by Peter Wong
  7. Kitzhaber targets PERS costs, Register-Guard, 11.30.12, by Saul Hubbard
  8. Kitzhaber chose two of several options to reduce PERS burden, Statesman Journal, 12.3.12, by Hannah Hoffman
  • K-12:
  1. [AP] 5 states to increase class time in some schools, Gazette-Times, 12.2.12
  • National:
  1. Survey: U.S. higher education must change to remain globally competitive, Hechinger Ed, 11.27.12, by Jon Marcus
  2. High-School Students Take Dim View of College Scorecard, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12.3.12, by Caitlin Peterkin
  3. Obama's Education Agenda for His Second Term, Huffington Post, 11.29.12, by Matthew Lynch
  4. House Passes STEM Jobs Act, Inside Higher Ed, 12.3.12


  • OUS:
  1. OSU to hire firm to study expansion, Bend Bulletin, 11.29.12, by Ben Botkin
  2. SOU strives to boost retention rate, Daily Tidings, 11.28.12
  • K-12:
  1. Redmond schools focus on five-year HS program, KTVZ Central Oregon, 11.28.12, by Kandra Kent
  • State:
  1. Biz Summit-goers prepare to get educated, Portland Business Journal, 11.28.12, by Andy Gigerich
  • National:
  1. As Minority Students' Completion Rates Lag, a New Report Asks Why, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.29.12, by Sara Lipka
  2. Millennials Support Online Education, Concerned About College Costs, Huffington Post, 11.29.12, by Tyler Kingkade
  3. The (Needless?) Frenzy, Inside Higher Ed, 11.29.12, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. WOU honored for diversity, Itemizer-Observer, 11.27.12, by Craig Coleman
  2. SMILE program attracts government attention, passes 25-year mark, Daily Barometer, 11.28.12, by Vinay Romakrishnan
  3. A hard landing for OSU if U.S. goes off fiscal cliff, Gazette-Times, 11.28.12, by James Day
  4. Oregon State University Developing Computerized Machine Builder, Manufacturing.net, 11.27.12
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon's high school graduation rate fourth worst in nation; no state graduates fewer white students on time, Oregonian, 11.27.12, by Betsy Hammond
  • State:
  1. [Guest Column] PERS dilemma requires a principled solution that balances public workers, public need, Oregonian, 11.27.2012, by Tim Nesbitt
  2. PERS concerns get Business Council's attention, Portland Business Journal, 11.27.12, by Andy Giegerich
  • National:
  1. Post-Elections, There is Work to do on Higher Education Front, Diverse Education, 11.27.12, by Jamaal Abdul-Alim
  2. Will Texas’ $10K Degree Programs Revolutionize Higher Ed, Education News, 11.26.12, by Julia Lawrence


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon universities fear big drop in federal funding of research, Oregonian, 11.23.12
  2. University of Oregon opens $65 million interdisciplinary science building, Oregonian, 11.14.12, by Lewis Taylor
  3. UO Chemistry professor appointed to National Science Board by Obama, Oregonian, 11.26.12, by Lewis Taylor
  4. PSU’s numbers are down, Vanguard, 11.27.12, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
  5. Big changes recommended by OSU/city collaboration workgroups, Gazette-Times, 11.27.12, by James Day
  6. Capstone project outlines new way to pay for college, Vanguard, 11.27.12, by Josh Kelety
  7. In Oregon, Civil Rivalry but Quirky One, New York Times, 11.22.12, by Greg Bishop
  8. [AP] Beavers, Ducks benefit big time from royalties, Democrat-Herald, 11.26.12
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. RCC enrollment decline hints at economic boost, Mail Tribune, 11.27.12, by John Darling
  • State:
  1. Bridge/schools/PERS headline Business Council summit, Portland Business Journal, 11.26.12, by Andy Giegerich
  • National:
  1. University sets up special 'gun dorms' where students are allowed to keep weapons... but NO ONE applies to live there, Daily Mail, 11.26.12
  2. Americans Are Proud of U.S. Colleges but Not of Their Direction, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.27.12, by Alina Mogilyanskaya
  3. Higher Education's Duty to All Students, Huffington Post, 11.27.12, by Jayson Boyers
  4. A Posse of Veterans, Inside Higher Ed, 11.27.12, by Allie Grasgreen


  • OUS:
  1. Universities fear fiscal cliff, Register-Guard, 11.23.12, by Diane Dietz
  2. [Editorial] Oregon education is taking on a more unified look, Herald and News, 11.24.12, by Pat Bushey
  3. PGE Foundation awards $50,000 grant to PSU for power engineering teaching lab, Vanguard, 11.19.12
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. [Editorial] Higher ed: Some hints, Democrat-Herald, 11.26.12
  • K-12:
  1. McMinnville only Oregon finalist for federal Race to the Top district grant, Oregonian, 11.26.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon elementary schools ask very few students to repeat a grade, Oregonian, 11.23.12, by Betsy Hammond


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Here come the MOOCs, Register-Guard, 11.21.12
  2. State schools work together in Civil War blood, energy drives, Daily Barometer, 11.21.12, by Jack Lammers
  3. SOU receives national attention for clean energy, Daily Tidings, 11.21.12
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. ‘Destination Graduation’, Democrat-Herald, 11.20.12, by Steve Lathrop
  2. Portland Community College's Sylvania Campus aims to educate students for global success, Oregonian, 11.21.12, by Rebecca Koffman
  3. CCC asks community to 'Imagine Clackamas', Portland Tribune, 11.20.12
  • National:
  1. [AP] New frontier for scaling up online classes: credit, Gazette-Times, 11.18.12
  2. For-Profits Losing to Better-Rated, Cheaper State Schools, Bloomberg, 11.20.12, by John Hechinger
  3. Schools Scrambling to Reinstate Students in Wake of PPL Reversal, Diverse Education, 11.20.12, by Reginald Stuart


  • OUS:
  1. Higher Ed Center gaining traction, East Oregonian, 11.19.12, by Natalie Wheeler
  2. PGE Foundation awards $50,000 grant to PSU for power engineering teaching lab, Vanguard, 11.19.12
  3. Portland State University music program grows, flourishes as big concert nears, Oregonian, 11.20.12, by Jillian Daley
  4. Social host ordinance hearing brings UO students in droves to Eugene council, Daily Emerald, 11.19.12, by John Goodwin
  • National:
  1. [AP] Loose Ends To Drive Second Term Education Agenda, NPR, 11.19.12, by Josh Lederman
  2. For-Profits Losing to Better-Rated State Schools Charging Less, Oregonian, 11.20.12
  3. Why college grads are heading back...to community college, CNN Fortune, 11.20.12, by David Koeppel
  4. College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All, Inside Higher Ed, 11.19.12, by Tamar Lewin
  5. [AP] Mass. offers tuition break for immigrants, Boston.com, 11.19.12, by Bob Salsberg
  6. Encounters With Diversity, on Campuses and in Course Work, Bolster Critical-Thinking Skills, Studies Find, Chronicle for Higher Ed, 11.20.12, by Dan Berrett
  7. So Close Yet So Far, Inside Higher Ed, 11.20.12, by Colleen Flaherty


  • OUS:
  1. [Opinion] SOU is unsustainable as a regional university, Mail Tribune, 11.18.12, by Timothy E. Dolan
  2. UO's Geri Richmond named to National Science Board, Oregonian, 11.16.12
  3. Oregon State University engineers develop tiny, inexpensive chip to monitor vital signs, Oregonian, 11.18.12, by Katy Muldoon
  4. A brief history of the EMU referendum, Daily Emerald, 11.18.12, by Emily Schiola
  5. [AP] UO students plan protest against Eugene crackdown on rowdy parties, Oregonian, 11.19.12
  • K-12:
  1. Portland Business Alliance criticizes Portland Public Schools for failure to apply to federal grant, Oregonian, 11.16.12, by Nicole Dungca
  • National:
  1. Making the Case, Inside Higher Ed, 11.19.12, by Kevin Kiley


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Aiming for 40 percent, Register-Guard, 11.15.12
  2. Transfer Students Eligible For Associate Degrees With PSU, PCC Deal, OPB, 11.15.12, by Sammy Brenner
  3. PSU forms council to advance STEM goals, Oregonian, 11.14.12, by John Kirkland
  4. Western Oregon University Receives Excellence In Diversity Award‏, Albany Tribune, 11.15.12
  5. [Video] Southern Oregon University: Committed to Sustainability, US Department of Energy, 11.16.12
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. [Editorial] Dorm plans enhance COCC’s advancement, Bend Bulletin, 11.16.12
  • State:
  1. Federal 'fiscal cliff' likely would drag Oregon down, Statesman Journal, 11.16.12, by Peter Wong
  • National:
  1. What's Next for the Pell Grant?, Inside Higher Ed, 11.16.12, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. New National Tally of College Completion Tries to Count All Students, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.15.12, by Katherine Mangan
  3. Quest for Good Graduation Data Will Be Key to Next Higher Education Act, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.15.12, by Sara Lipka
  4. Leading colleges announce for-credit, online courses, CNN, 11.16.12, by Donna Krache


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Public universities set record for graduates, Bend Bulletin, 11.15.12
  2. Freshman, international enrollment rises at WOU, Itemizer-Observer, 11.13.12, by Craig Coleman
  3. Fall 2012 Enrollment Numbers, Portland State University News, 11.8.12, by Wim Wiewel
  4. 'New direction' sought in SOU program study, Mail Tribune, 11.15.12, by Sam Wheeler
  5. OSU program for rural youth celebrates 25 years, Gazette-Times, 11.15.12, by Joce DeWitt
  6. Health programs seek certification, Vanguard, 11.14.12, by Kaela Obrien
  7. Portland State University helps Coffee Creek prison garden thrive, Oregonian, 11.15.12, by Jillian Daley
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. COCC housing project moves ahead, Bend Bulletin, 11.15.12, by Ben Botkin
  2. TBCC receives $8,000 Lumina Foundation Grant, Tillamook Headlight-Herald, 11.15.12
  • K-12:
  1. [Guest Column] Portland Business Alliance to schools, teachers union: We're done, Oregonian, 11.15.12, by Sandra McDonough
  2. Oregon Has 7 Entries In Federal 'Race To The Top', OPB, 11.14.12, by Rob Manning
  3. Oregon takes lead on new test for English language learners, Statesman Journal, 11.14.12, by Stefanie Knowlton
  4. More Than 20,000 Homeless Children Attend Oregon Schools, OPB, 11.15.12, by Rob Manning
  • State:
  1. Science, technology as economic drivers, Oregon Business, 11.15.12, by Linda Baker
  • National:
  1. Getting More Complete, Inside Higher Ed, 11.15.12, by Paul Fain
  2. Money on the Mind, Inside Higher Ed, 11.15.12, by Allie Grasgreen
  3. Recent College Graduates Can Expect Modest Rise In Hiring, Huffington Post, 11.15.12, by Justin Pope
  4. Grades and Tests May Miss Measuring What Matters Most in Learning, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.15.12, by Dan Berrett
  5. [Opinion] Why We Really Need Participatory STEM Education, Huffington Post, 11.14.12, by Dennis Bartels


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon public universities graduated 20,000 students in 2011-12, far exceeding the previous record, Oregonian, 11.13.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Enrollment up at OIT, but down at KCC, Herald and News, 11.14.12, by Andrew Creasey
  3. PSU, PCC to sign degree transfer agreement, Portland Business Journal, 11.14.12, by Suzanne Stevens
  4. OSU-Cascades to offer new hospitality degree, Register-Guard, 11.14.12
  5. PSU professors to unveil new affordable, green portable classroom at Greenbuild 2012, Oregonian, 11.13.12, by Suzanne Pardington
  6. SMILE gives students confidence, boosts STEM skills, Life @ OSU, 11.13.12
  • National:
  1. [AP] Students could be closer to credit for Web classes, Gazette-Times, 11.13.12
  2. International Recruitment Should Explore Emerging Markets, Diverse Education, 11.14.12, by Cherise Lesesne
  3. An Idea Too Sensible to Try, Until Now, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.11.12, by Kevin Carey
  4. Engineering the Student Experience , Huffington Post, 11.13.12, by Robert E. Johnson


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon public universities graduated 20,000 students in 2011-12, far exceeding the previous record, Oregonian, 11-14-12, Betsy Hammond
  2. [AP] Enrollment growth slows at Oregon Universities, CBS News, 11.9.12
  3. OSU-Cascades sees slight enrollment uptick, KTVZ, 11.8.12
  4. [Editorial] MFA boosts EOU, region, La Grande Observer, 11.12.12
  5. SOU students undaunted by pay scale study, Mail Tribune, 11.13.12, by John Darling
  6. The four-year guarantee, Vanguard, 11.12.12, by Adam Bushen
  7. Wiewel wins award for green effort, Vanguard, 11.12.12, by Erik Mutzke
  8. UO research program receives $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation, Daily Emerald, 11.12.12, by Becky Metrick
  9. UO students help others reduce their power use and costs, Register-Guard, 11.13.12, by Kelly Ardis
  • State:
  1. Gov. John Kitzhaber's PERS speech sends right message, Oregonian, 11.12.12
  2. [Guest Columnist] Oregon's new challenge: Doing more with more, Oregonian, 11.13.12, by Tim Nesbitt
  • National:
  1. Cal State Students Object to Graduation 'Incentives' (Fees), Inside Higher Ed, 11.13.12
  2. Low Payoff, Inside Higher Ed, 11.13.12, by Kevin Kiley
  3. Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit, New York Times, 11.13.12, by Tamar Lewin


  • OUS:
  1. Robotics Programs Receive Governor’s Volunteer Award, Hood River News, 11.9.12
  2. [Video] George Pernsteiner - Chancellor, Oregon Univ. System, KOBI-TV, 11.2.12
  3. Oregon Higher Ed Enrollment On The Rise, Northwest Public Radio, 11.8.12, by Chris Lehman
  4. Recruiting squeeze, Register-Guard, 11.11.12, by Diane Dietz
  5. How the UO became dependent on out-of-state students, Daily Emerald, 11.12.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  6. Scrutiny of Californians at U. of Oregon, Inside Higher Ed, 11.12.12
  7. OSU enrollment sets record, Gazette-Times, 11.9.12
  8. OSU's foreign student enrollment soars, Gazette-Times, 11.12.12
  9. Things to know as the EMU renovation goes to a third student vote this week, Daily Emerald, 11.11.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  10. ASHRAE Technology Awards Highlight Outstanding Building Projects, Equities, 11.9.12
  • National:
  1. [AP] Cal State targets 'super seniors' with hefty fees, Oregonian, 11.10.12
  2. [AP] US colleges look to foreign students, Oregonian, 11.12.12
  3. International Exchange Increasing, Inside Higher Ed, 11.12.12, by Elizabeth Redden
  4. Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning, NPR, 11.12.12, by Alix Spiegel


  • OUS:
  1. Enrollment Fact Sheet, OUS, 11.8.12
  2. Oregon University System enrollment at all-time high of 101,393 students, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 11.8.12
  3. [AP] Enrollment growth slows at Oregon universities, Providence Journal, 11.8.12, by Jonathan J. Cooper
  4. Oregon's Public Universities Realize Record Enrollment, KLCC, 11.8.12, by Claude Offenbacher  
  5. Oregon Higher Ed Enrollment On The Rise, OPB, 11.8.12, by Chris Lehman
  6. OSU enrollment sets another record, Gazette-Times, 11.8.12
  7. Beavers best the Ducks this time, Register-Guard, 11.9.12, by Diane Dietz
  8. Report shows Western Oregon University numbers strong, Statesman Journal, 11.9.12, by Justin Much
  9. SOU Sees Second-Largest Enrollment in its History, News @ SOU, 11.8.12, by Jim Beaver
  10. SOU enrollment drops while Oregon's eight-university system expands overall, Mail Tribune, 11.9.12, by Sam Wheeler
  11. SOU reports a decrease in fall enrollment, Mail Tribune, 11.8.12, by Sam Wheeler
  •  National:
  1. Big Data, Big Potential, Huffington Post, 11.7.12, by Sean Devine


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon University System enrollment pushed by record amount of OSU students, Gazette-Times, 11.8.12
  2. UO enrollment rises less than 1 percent since last fall, OUS growing overall, Daily Emerald, 11.8.12, by Samantha Matsumoto
  3. [AP] Enrollment growth rate slows at Oregon universities, Oregonian, 11.8.12
  4. SOU provides smartphone app for students, community members, Mail Tribune, 11.8.12, by Sam Wheeler
  • State:
  1. Gov. John Kitzhaber: Parents, educators need to vote to raise taxes before schools can shrink class sizes, add back days, Oregonian, 11.7.12, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Four More Years, Inside Higher Ed, 11.7.12, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Who's In Charge?, Inside Higher Ed, 11.8.12, by Libby Nelson
  3. Dream Act Passes in Maryland, Inside Higher Ed, 11.7.12, by Alexandra Tilsley
  4. Graduate, Transfer, Graduate, Inside Higher Ed, 11.8.12, by Paul Fain
  5. Education Attainment Among Young People at Record High in US, Education News, 11.7.12, by Julia Lawrence
  6. Elite education for the masses, Washington Post, 11.3.12, by Nick Anderson
  7. Campus Technology Departments See Fewer Budget Cuts, Survey Finds, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.7.12, by Alisha Azevedo


  • OUS:
  1. Wiewel’s message to SFC: no new fees, Vanguard, 11.5.12, by Shanna Cranston
  2. Breaking ground for a new cultural center, Daily Barometer, 11.2.12, by Don Iler
  3. Hearing student voices, qualms with university, Daily Barometer, 11.5.12, by Amanda Antell
  4. [Opinion] Supplement your education, Vanguard, 11.6.12, by Alyck Horton
  • National:
  1. Record Number Complete High School and College, New York Times, 11.5.12, by Tamar Lewin
  2. Campus Threat-Assessment Teams Get New Guidance From Mental-Health Groups Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.5.12, by Caitlin Peterkin
  3. MOOCs and entrepreneurial professors, Washington Post, 11.5.12, by Nick Anderson


  • OUS:
  1. 140 Years of SOU, Mail Tribune, 11.4.12, by Paul Fattig
  2. Higher Desert Education, Central Oregon Magazine, Autumn 2012, by Holly Hutchins
  3. A balancing act: Students, UO officials disagree about policies for reporting cases of sexual violence, Daily Emerald, 11.5.12, by Josehpine Woolington
  4. Recruiting students, Vanguard, 11.1.12, by Matthew Ellis
  5. OSU libraries call for civility, Daily Barometer, 11.5.12, by James Shrieve
  6. Cheese venture has Corvallis flavor, Gazette-Times, 11.2.12, by Joce DeWitt
  • National:
  1. Breaking Gridlock for Veterans, Inside Higher Ed, 11.2.12, by Paul Fain
  2. Lack of Safeguards Driving Student Debt, Diverse Education, 11.5.12, by Jon Marcus
  3. Higher education: Heading for upheaval?, Washington Post, 11.2.12, by Nick Anderson
  4. For Controversial Immigrants, College Education Is Caught Up in Politics, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.29.12, by Alina Mogilyanskaya


  • OUS:
  1. Kindling writers’ creativity, La Grande Observer, 10.31.12
  2. OSU symposium highlights gender equality research, Gazette-Times, 11.1.12, by Joce DeWitt
  3. [Opinion] Ensuring financial distress, Vanguard, 11.1.12, by Rabia Newton
  4. Oregon Universities Offer Flexibility To Storm-Affected Applicants, OPB, 10.31.12, by Rob Manning
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. KCC to offer free courses for eligible, Herald and News, 10.25.12, by Andrew Creasey
  • K-12:
  1. Portland Public Schools gives up on Race to the Top efforts, Oregonian, 10.31.12, by Nicole Dungca
  2. Gresham-Barlow education summit looks to community for ideas to improve, Oregonian, 11.1.12, by Sara Hottman
  • State:
  1. State's education chief shares his vision, Gazette-Times, 11.1.12, by Raju Woodward
  2. Ed Board gathers input in Bend, Bend Bulletin, 11.1.12, by Ben Botkin
  • National:
  1. Obama's 'Pay as You Earn' Plan for Student Borrowers Becomes Official, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.1.12, by Michael Stratford
  2. Fixing Student Aid, for Students, Inside Higher Ed, 11.1.12, by Aaron Smith
  3. Some Universities Trying to Discourage Student Loans, Diverse Education, 11.1.12, by Jon Marcus
  4. STEM Pathways, Inside Higher Ed, 11.1.12, by Alexandra Tisley


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon Tech Graduate Salaries Fare Well Above Average in Report, Oregon Tech, 10.30.12
  2. PSU hosts EcoDistricts Summit, Vanguard, 10.30.12, by Andrew Lawrence
  3. Portland State University launches urban design initiative, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.29.12, by Reed Jackson
  4. Portland and Portland State University gear up for aging population boom, Oregonian, 10.31.12, by Jillian Daley
  5. From the ashes: the Phoenix, safer solar cars are born, Daily Barometer, 10.31.12, by Ryan Dawes
  6. Oregon State's New Cheese Plant Aims To Break The Rind, NPR, 10.30.12, by Helen Thompson
  7. Graduate students argue, rally for representation, Gazette-Times, 10.31.12, by Joce DeWitt
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. PCC starts work on new SE student commons building, Portland Tribune, 10.30.12
  • State:
  1. [Editorial] Gaming the goals: Oregon students deserve more ambitious targets, Oregonian, 10.30.12
  2. Portland School Board revises achievement compact targets, Oregonian, 10.29.12, by Nicole Dungca
  3. Sen. Jeff Merkley and local law enforcement leaders push for early childhood education, Oregonian, 10.29.12, by Nicole Dungca
  • National:
  1. Some College, No Degree, No Pell, Inside Higher Ed, 10.31.12, by Libby Nelson
  2. Need and Want, Inside Higher Ed, 10.30.12, by Kevin Kiley
  3. [Opinion] What do you know about student loans?, Vanguard, 10.30.12, by Alyck Horton
  4. Colleges Must Help Prepare Students for Higher Education, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.30.12, by Eric Kelderman
  5. Undocumented Students Take Education Underground, NPR, 10.28.12, by Kathy Lohr


  • OUS:
  1. Portland State's Wiewel honored by U.S. Green Building Council, Sustainable Business Oregon, 10.29.12, by Christina Williams
  2. Grant will support LBCC reverse transfer program, Democrat-Herald, 10.27.12
  3. Court allows suit against UO, Register-Guard, 10.28.12, by Diane Dietz
  4. Food Pantry program offers help to students in need, The Siskiyou, 10.28.12, by Nathan Dickey
  • National:
  1. The Football Dividend, Inside Higher Ed, 10.29.12, by Scott Jaschik
  2. [Opinion] Formerly Known as Students, Inside Higher Ed, 10.29.12, by Alison Byerly


  • OUS:
  1. Lewis Integrative Science Building Opens at University of Oregon, Lane Today, 10.25.12, by Joanna Evoniuk
  2. Oregon State University honors family businesses for innovation, community involvement, Oregonian, 10.25.12, by Eric Mortenson
  3. OSU responds to court decision about student newspaper, Gazette-Times, 10.24.12, by Joce DeWitt
  4. 5...4...3...2...1...liftoff Aerospace Club, Daily Barometer, 10.26.12, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
  5. Greek system taking root at WOU, Itemizer-Observer, 10.23.12, by Craig Coleman
  • State:
  1. Critics Take Aim At Crew's Salary, Proposals At Education Hearing, OPB, 10.24.12, by Rob Manning
  2. [Editorial] Governor, unions need to engage on PERS, Bend Bulletin, 10.26.12
  • National:
  1. [AP] Colleges offer veterans classes to ease transition, World Link, 10.26.12, by Eric Tucker
  2. What's At Stake, Inside Higher Ed, 10.25.12, by Libby Nelson
  3. Report Says College Prices, Once Stable, Are Up Again, New York Times, 10.24.12, by Richard Perez-Pena
  4. [Opinion] The cost crisis in higher education, Enterprise News, 10.25.12


  •  OUS:
  1. Grant gives student credit, East Oregonian, 10.19.12, by Chris Rizer
  2. Attorney and business leader Fred Granum appointed President and CEO of the PSU Foundation, Oregonian, 10.23.12 by John Kirkland
  3. [AP] Federal court revives student paper's lawsuit against OSU officials, Oregonian, 10.23.12
  • Other Northwest Higher Education:
  1. Charles Schlimpert, longest serving college president in Oregon, talks about his 30 years at Concordia University, Oregonian, 10.23.12, by Larry Bingham
  2. [AP] Enrollment up at Washington universities, Seattle Pi, 10.23.12, by Donna Blakinship
  • State:
  1. Forum allows public to comment on education reform push, Mail Tribune, 10.24.12, by Teresa Ristow
  • National:
  1. Leveling Off, Inside Higher Ed, 10.24.12, by Kevin Kiley
  2. Today's Faculty: Stressed, Focused on Teaching, and Undeterred by Long Odds, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.24.12, by Dan Berrett
  3. Education Leaders Say System Needs Overhaul From Kindergarten Through College, Diverse Education, 10.24.12, by Katti Gray


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon universities seek self-governance to increase efficiency, Herald and News, 10.23.12
  2. PGE Foundation awards $376K in grants, Portland Business Journal, 10.19.12, by Suzanne Stevens
  3. Reaching for zero gravity, Vanguard, 10.22.12, by Maya Seaman
  4. Researchers investigate lionfish swarms, Daily Barometer, 10.23.12, by McKinley Smith
  5. New Program To Help U of O Students' Houses Be More Energy Efficient, KLCC, 10.22.12, by Desmond O’Boyle
  • State:
  1. Oregon education at a crossroads: Stand up and be heard, Mail Tribune, 10.23.12, by Karen Starchvick
  • National:
  1. An Underused Lifeline, Inside Higher Ed, 10.23.12, by Libby A. Nelson
  2. Student Loan Problems Mirror Those of Mortgages, The Skanner, 10.22.12, by Charlene Crowell
  3. Student-Success Courses Hold Promise but Need Improvement, Study Finds, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.22.12, by Caitlin Peterkin
  4. Schooling topics garner less attention, Bend Bulletin via The Washington Post, 10.23.12, by Dan Balz, Lyndsey Layton and Nick Anderson


  • OUS:
  1. The UO’s battle to have a place in online education, Daily Emerald, 10.22.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  2. OSU-Cascades enrollment growing, Bend Bulletin, 10.21.12, by Ben Botkin
  3. Getting settled, Gazette-Times, 10.21.12, by Joce DeWitt
  4. [Editorial] OSU, our hats are off to you, Daily Barometer, 10.22.12
  5. Class of ‘60 alumni honor a legacy, Daily Barometer, 10.22.12, by Jennifer Genosick
  6. Polyester retro fashion flashback raises funds for WOU scholarship, Statesman Journal, 10.21.12, by Saerom Yoo
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. COCC’s Hispanic surge, Bend Bulletin, 10.21.12, by Ben Botkin
  • National:
  1. Tough Times, Even Higher Debts For College Graduates, NPR, 10.18.12, by Mark Memmott
  2. Performing Under Pressure, Inside Higher Ed, 10.22.12, by Paul Fain
  3. [Opinion] Community Colleges Cannot Be Overlooked in America’s Quest for New Scientists, New York Times, 10.19.12, by Becky Wai-Ling Packard
  4. Outsourcing Privacy, Inside Higher Ed, 10.22.12, by Steve Kolowich


  • OUS:
  1. Q&A with Sen. Jeff Merkley on keeping Oregon education affordable, Daily Emerald, 10.18.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  2. Animal teaching facility opens up opportunities, Daily Barometer, 10.19.12, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
  3. Clean air coming your way, Vanguard, 10.18.12, by Erik Mutzke
  4. WOU 'Food Week' focus on hunger, nutrition, Statesman Journal, 10.19.12, by Justin Much
  5. Eugene's University District gets new sculpture, neighborhood sign, Oregonian, 10.19.12, by Terry Richard
  • National:
  1. 8 Ideas to Improve Higher Education, Time, 10.17.12
  2. Like debt? Attend college in these U.S. states, CBS Money Watch, 10.18.12, by Lynn O’Shaughnessy
  3. Rising Student-Loan Debt Spurs Calls for Frank Discussion, Not Panic Over Extreme Cases, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.18.12, by Caitlin Peterkin
  4. Campus Connection: Can states be pressured into reinvesting in higher education?, The Capital Times, 10.19.12, by Todd Finkelmeyer


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon Tech opens new campus, Herald and News, 10.18.12, by Andrew Creasey
  2. [Opinion] Smaller share of Oregon high school graduates choosing Oregon colleges, Oregon Business, 10.18.12, by Linda Baker
  3. Freshmen, sophomores lead OSU-Cascades growth, KZTV, 10.17.12
  4. Invitation to Sue?, Inside Higher Ed, 10.18.12, by Scott Jaschik
  5. UO honored as students go to town on sustainability, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.17.12, by Tom Henderson
  6. WOU announces research award for autism therapy, Statesman Journal, 10.18.12, by Justin Much
  7. SOU to be featured in Department of Energy video about sustainable communities, The Siskiyou, 10.16.12, by Nils Holst
  8. Design students launch online fashion magazine, Gazette-Times, 10.18.12, by Joce DeWitt
  • K-12:
  1. Taft students gear up for college success, The News Guard, 9.26.12, by Jim Fossum
  • National:
  1. 31 Organizations Honored at Together for Tomorrow Challenge Event, US Department of Education, 10.15.12
  2. Students' Debt Loads Increase Again, Inside Higher Ed, 10.18.12, by Libby Nelson
  3. Well-Off Will Benefit Most From Change to Student Debt Relief Plan, Study Says, New York Times, 10.16.12, Andrew Martin
  4. The Education Dividend, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.15.12, by Brink Lindsey


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon Institute of Technology celebrates grand opening of Wilsonville campus, Oregonian, 10.16.12, by Rachel Stark
  2. Marshall crafts the MBA program at Portland State, Portland Business Journal, 10.12.12, by Jon Bell
  3. UO institute mixes sustainability, entrepreneurship, Portland Business Journal, 10.12.12, by Adam Worcester
  4. PSU gives biz students an online option, Portland Business Journal, 10.12.12, by Anne Laufe
  5. Portland State University participates in SpaceX ‘Dragon’ launch, Clackamas Print, 10.17.12, by Felicia Skriver
  6. OSU professors research earthquake activity potential, Daily Barometer, 10.17.12, by Callie Simmons
  • State:
  1. Oregon Education Investment Board asks community asked to step up during Hermiston forum, Hermiston Herald, 10.17.12, by Jennifer Colton
  • National:
  1. Let’s Make a Deal, Inside Higher Ed, 10.17.12, by Kevin Kiley
  2. What’s Driving Debt, Inside Higher Ed, 10.17.12, by Kevin Kiley
  3. More education is the trend for future jobs, Statesman Journal, 10.12.12, by Andrea Kay
  4. Grades Out, Badges In, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.14.12, by Jeffrey R. Young


  • OUS:
  1. [Opinion] Oregonians for higher education autonomy, Vanguard, 10.16.12, by Kevin Rackham
  2. Colleges able to avoid new budget reductions, Herald and News, 10.15.12, by Andrew Creasey
  3. Largest class gift in OSU history results in new campus entrance, Register-Guard, 10.16.12, by Ilene Aleshire
  4. [Opinion] Sustainability center finally euthanized, Statesman Journal, 10.15.12, by John A. Charles, Jr.
  • National:
  1. University diversity is essential, Daily Titan, 10.16.12, by Daniel Hernandez
  2. Degrees With a Price Tag, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.14.12, by Beckie Supiano
  3. Helping Private Loan Borrowers, Inside Higher Ed, 10.16.12, by Libby Nelson


  • OUS:
  1. Public education funding forums scheduled throughout Oregon in October, Oregonian, 10.15.12, by Amy Wang
  2. [Editorial] A step toward autonomy, Register-Guard, 10.7.12
  3. OSU President Ed Ray's State of the University Address, Democrat-Herald, 10.11.12
  4. Southern Oregon University to propose innovative sustainability center Examiner, 10.8.12, by Vincent Smith
  5. Why OSU's 104-year-old design program feels like new, Portland Business Journal, 10.15.12, by Erik Siemers
  6. Portland State gets its 15 minutes, Vanguard, 10.11.12, by Rabia Newton
  7. Labor Pains, Eugene Weekly, 10.10.12, by David Baez
  8. Random drug testing of student athletes nearing approval, Daily Emerald, 10.15.12, by Sam Stites
  • National:
  1. A Tax for Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.14.12, by Goldie Blumenstyk
  2. Social Media Gives Prospective International College Students a Sneak Peek, Diverse Education, 10.15.12, by Autumn Arnett


  • OUS:
  1. OSU aims at 28,000 in Corvallis, Gazette-Times, 10.12.12, by Joce DeWitt
  2. Daughter opens door to the UO, Register-Guard, 10.11.12, by Bob Welch
  3. Riding the crest of energy's future, Portland Tribune, 10.10.12, by Jason Vondersmith
  4. Oregon Sustainability Center team takes lessons from failed project, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.11.12, by Reed Jackson
  • State:
  1. Oregon Report Cards Show Mixed Results, OPB, 10.11.12, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. Cracking Down on PLUS Loans, Inside Higher Ed, 10.12.12, by Libby Nelson
  2. Universities Are Vast Copy Machines—and That’s a Good Thing, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.12.12, by Siva Vaidhyanathan


  • OUS:
  1. $450,000 awarded to Oregon’s public colleges and universities by Lumina Foundation for “reverse transfer” degree program, Daily Emerald, 10.10.12, by Becky Metrick
  2. MFA in Creative Writing program receives national recognition, Daily Barometer, 10.11.12, by Vinay Ramkrishnan
  3. OSU recognizes Moon Tree as living history, Gazette-Times, 10.11.12, by Joce DeWitt
  4. Eugene City Council sets hearing on tougher penalties for wild parties, Register-Guard, 10.11.12, by Edward Russo
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
  1. OHSU gets $1M to build smarter electronic records systems, Portland Business Journal, 10.11.12, by Suzanne Stevens
  • State:
  1. Oregon chief education officer Rudy Crew talks education reform with Washington County parents, Oregonian, 10.10.12, by Andrea Castillo
  2. Record number of Oregon schools need improvement, state says, Oregonian, 10.11.12, by Betsy Hammond


  • OUS:
  1. New student health care plan “breaks down the silos”, The Siskiyou, 10.10.12, by Shannon Houston
  2. Keep more money in your pocket, Vanguard, 10.9.12, by Alyck Horton
  3. Former Duck Jonathan Stewart donates $250,000 to Casanova Center expansion, Daily Emerald, 10.9.12, by Matt Walks
  4. OSU-Cascades takes first step in developing club sports program, Gazette-Times, 10.10.12
  • State:
  1. Rudy Crew Proposes New Education Programs, Funding Shift, OPB, 10.10.12, by Rob Manning
  • National:
  1. Higher Ed Shrinks, Inside Higher Ed, 10.10.12, by Doug Lederman
  2. Higher Ed in the Next Congress, Inside Higher Ed, 10.10.12, by Libby Nelson
  3. [AP] High court questions Texas affirmative action plan, Gazette-Times, 10.10.12, by Jesse Holland


  • OUS:
  1. Students from OSU win Oregon Social Business Challenge, Coast River Business Journal, 10.5.12
  2. Social Business Challenge aims to showcase the best of Oregon's higher education, Sustainable Business, 9.26.12, by Christina Williams
  3. Guest Viewpoint: UO works on lowering higher education costs, Register Guard, 10.9.12
  4. Robots learn to walk, Oregonian, 10.8.12, by David Stauth
  5. OSU scientist discusses trek for 100-million-year-old spider attack found in amber, The Bell Jar, 10.9.12
  6. Inside University Pointe, Vanguard, 10.8.12, by Andrew Lawrence
  • State:
  1. Oregon ranked No. 6 for entrepreneurship, Portland Business Journal, 10.8.12, by Suzanne Stevens
  • National:
  1. College Enrollment Dropped Last Year, Preliminary Data Show, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.9.12, by Beckie Supiano
  2. Race and College Admissions, Facing a New Test by Justices, New York Times, 10.8.12, by Adam Liptak


  • OUS:
  1. State legislative panel endorses autonomy for UO, other universities, Register-Guard, 10.5.12, by Diane Dietz
  2. [Editorial] States downgrade research, Register-Guard, 10.5.12
  3. 2012 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awardees Announced, NSF, 10.4.12
  4. Oregon State blackout games are back on as Beavers backtrack from prohibition based on racial concerns, Oregonian, 10.4.12
  5. New 978-bed apartment building for Portland State students signals neighborhood shift, Oregonian, 10.5.12, by Elliot Njus
  • National:
  1. More Campuses Freeze Or Cut Tuition As Backlash Continues, Huffington Post, 10.5.12, by Jon Marcus
  2. [AP] Private college costs up again but at slower rate, Herald and News, 10.4.12
  3. The Parent Loan Trap, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.4.12, by Marian Wang, Beckie Supiano, and Andrea Fuller


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon university independence bill advances, Oregonian, 10.4.12
  2. Students protest tuition increases at UO, KVAL, 10.3.12, by Kristina Nelson
  3. Collaborative Life Science Building rises, Business Journal, 10.3.12, by Suzanne Stevens
  4. Animal sciences complex 'state of the art', Capital Press, 10.4.12, by Mitch Lies
  5. OSU may continue stadium renovation, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.3.12, by Tom Henderson
  6. Drug test hearing at UO draws few, Register-Guard, 10.4.12, by Diane Dietz
  7. New ASSOU budget increases student government pay by 174%, The Siskiyou, 10.3.12, by Nils Holst
  8. 4-H Awarded $5 Million to Continue Expansion of National Mentoring Program, My Fox Maine, 10.4.12
  9. Carl Talton, executive chair for Portland Family of Funds, joins the PSU Foundation board, Oregonian, 10.4.12, by Suzanna Pardington
  • National:
  1. College applicants' online reputations can hurt their admission chances, Oregonian, 10.4.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Online Education Grows Up, And For Now, It's Free, OPB, 10.1.12
  3. Searching for an Answer, Inside Higher Ed, 10.4.12, by Kevin Kiley


  • OUS:
  1. OSU students win competition with business proposal, Gazette-Times, 10.2.12, by Joce DeWitt
  2. SOU teams fare well in business competition, Daily Tidings, 10.2.12, by Sam Wheeler
  3. Creative profits, Register-Guard, 10.3.12, by Diane Dietz
  4. UO leader planning for governing board, Register-Guard, 10.3.12, by Diane Dietz
  5. 'Our robot was walking three days after it was built', KVAL, 10.3.12, by David Stauth
  6. Utah fourth-graders become Beaver Believers, Life @ OSU, 10.2.12, by Theresa Hogue
  7. UO staff tuition discounts add up, Register-Guard, 10.3.12, by Diane Dietz
  8. [Letter] Four-year university expansion a bad investment, Bend Bulletin, 10.2.12, by Lynn Crisp
  9. Funding for University of Oregon student union renovation hits snag, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.2.12, by Tom Henderson
  • National:
  1. Studies show race-neutral college admissions could work, USA Today, 10.3.12
  2. Debt, Jobs, Diversity and Who Gets In: A Survey of Admissions Directors, Inside Higher Ed, 10.3.12, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon university students pitch ways to make money so they can help an Oregon community, Oregonian, 10.1.12, by Betsy Hammond
  2. Oregon students take Social Business Challenge, KGW, 10.1.12
  3. [Editorial] Great time for $1 million gift, Bend Bulletin, 9.30.12
  4. Education Community Works Together for Local Area, Bend Chamber Weekly, 9.28.12
  5. Corvallis, Oregon State named as a top college destination, Gazette-Times, 10.2.12
  6. UO safety officers now ‘police’, Register-Guard, 10.2.12, by Jack Morgan
  7. [Guest Column] Choosing a college? Take a test drive before deciding, Oregonian, 9.29.12, by Nancy Donehower
  • State:
  1. [Guest Column] Achieving equity in Oregon's schools: Beyond PB&J sandwiches, Oregonian, 9.29.12, by Julie Esparza Brown and Deborah Peterson
  2. [AP] ESL student progress called unacceptable, Gazette-Times, 10.2.12
  3. State teams begin visiting schools rated 'priority' today, including Oliver Elementary, Oregonian, 10.2.12, by Sara Hottman


  • OUS:
  1. Social benefit, Daily Tidings, 9.29.12, by Sam Wheeler
  2. Springboard to Oregon universities: community college, Oregonian, 9.28.12, by Betsy Hammond
  3. [AP] Zabel Hall at Eastern Oregon University reopens after renovation, Oregonian, 9.29.12
  4. Student investment group integrates experience, academia, Daily Barometer, 10.1.12, by Jack Lammers
  5. PSU Professors Make Affordable Green Portable, OPB, 10.1.12, by Rob Manning
  6. EMU renovation on hold in effort to reduce cost to students, Daily Emerald, 9.30.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  • State:
  1. Oregon’s Real Education Spending Has Quadrupled Since 1957, Cascade Policy, 9.28.12, by Steve Buckstein
  • National:
  1. [Opinion] The right to education, Vanguard, 9.27.12, by Terry Gaskill-Barsness
  2. Default Rates Continue Climb, Mostly, Inside Higher Ed, 10.1.12, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. MOOC Mania, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.1.12, by Katherine Mangan


  • OUS:
  1. Closing in on goal for OSU-Cascades campus, Gazette-Times, 9.27.12, by Joce DeWitt
  2. Family foundation pledges $1 million to help create a four-year university in Bend, Oregonian, 9.26.12, by Betsy Hammond
  3. Rising to the challenge, Vanguard, 9.27.12, by Ravleen Kaur
  4. Oregon State creative writing program named one of top 25 in country, Oregonian , 9.27.12, by Ashley Yeager
  5. New 500,000-square-foot building taking shape at OHSU, KPTV, 9.27.12
  6. UO Offers New Scholarships For Top Students, OPB, 9.26.12, by Rob Manning
  7. EMU future waits on University President Michael Gottfredson, Daily Emerald, 9.27.12, by Dashiell Paulson
  8. [Letter] Economic equilibrium, Oregonian, 9.28.12
  9. Developer eyes property near UO for 12-story apartment building, Register-Guard, 9.28.12, by Christian Wihtol
  • National:
  1. Report: Duncan Would Stay for 2nd Term, Focus on College Prices, Inside Higher Ed, 9.28.12
  2. [AP] Student borrowing stretches to record 1 in 5 households, Oregonian, 9.26.12
  3. The Missing Americans, Inside Higher Ed, 9.28.12, by Scott Jaschik


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] The hidden tax of student loan debt, World Link, 9.26.2012
  2. Many questions, few answers, Vanguard, 9.25.2012, by Gwen Shaw
  3. OSU enrollment nears 26,000, Gazette-Times, 9.25.2012
  4. Portland State University named 'Changemaker Campus', Portland Business Journal, 9.25.2012, by Christina Williams
  5. Brain Storm 2012: Eight innovators changing our world, Portland Monthly, 9.15.2012
  6. Bend resident proposes UO course, Bend Bulletin, 9.26.2012, by Zack Hall
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon wins $6.3 million grant to create better English proficiency tests for bilingual students, Oregonian, 9.25.2012, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Campus Employment Stagnates, Inside Higher Ed, 9.26.2012, by Doug Lederman
  2. As Loan Servicers Multiply, So Do Problems for Students, College Officials Say, Chronicle of Higher Education, 9.23.2012, by Michael Stratford


  • OUS:
  1. Portland State University lands on U.S. News list of growing schools, Oregonian, 9.24.2012, by Jillian Daley
  2. Latino College Enrollment Soars at SOU, KOBI-TV, 2.25.2012, by Laura Cavanaugh
  3. SOU students see spike in tuition, KTVL, 9.22.2012, by Molly Trotter
  4. OSU enrollment nears 26,000, Gazette-Times, 9.25.2012
  5. University Pointe open for business, Vanguard, 9.25.2012, by Andrew Lawrence
  6. Next: cool blue, Oregon Business, 9.24.2012, by Linda Baker
  • National:
  1. Report: public research universities in peril, Huffington Post, 9.25.2012, by Justin Pope
  2. The new facts of life: death and student debt, Register-Guard, 9.23.2012, by Diane Dietz
  3. Avoiding Student Loan Default, New York Times, 9.22.2012


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon college students will compete at creating problem-solving “social businesses”, Register-Guard, 9.23.2012, by Diane Dietz
  2. Students say state education leaders deaf to complaints about steep tuition increases, Register-Guard, 9.24.2012, by Diane Dietz
  3. Professor Kulongoski, Vanguard, 9.22.2012, by Kaela O’Brien
  4. UO scientists develop new predictive modeling system, Statesman Journal, 9.23.2012
  5. Oregon Students Start University Year In New Dorms, OPB, 9.24.2012, by Rob Manning
  • K-12:
  1. Oregon students finally do better on SATs, Oregonian, 9.24.2012, by Betsey Hammond
  • National:
  1. Soaring Tuitions: Are Public Funding Cuts to Blame?, Liberty Street Economics, 9.19.2012, by Rajashri Chakrabarti, Maricar Mabutas, and Basit Zafar
  2. Reports Highlight Colleges Where Minority Success Rates Have Soared, Chronicle of Higher Education, 9.20.2012, by Jennifer Gonzalez
  3. Let’s Expand Our Definition of Education After High School, Chronicle of Higher Education, 9.24.2012, by Jeff Selingo


  • OUS:
  1. Oregon universities to host Social Business Challenge, Portland Business Journal, 9.21.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
  2. Lewis Integrative Science Building a sustainable masterpiece, Daily Emerald, 9.20.2012, by Ben Kendall
  3. Wave energy ahoy, World, 9.20.2012. by Sarah Haase
  4. Nearly $100,000 awarded to UO Center for Asian and Pacific Studies for internship opportunities, Daily Emerald, 9.20.2012, by Becky Metrick
  5. New UO residence hall shines on ‘move-in day’, Register-Guard, 9.21.2012, by Patrick Malee
  6. SOU cuts additional management position, Daily Tiding, 9.21.2012, by Sam Wheeler
  7. Public employees base salary only half of total compensation, PSU study shows, Oregonian, 9.20.2012, by Ted Sickinger
  •  Other Oregon Higher Ed:
  1. LBCC gets $2 million gift, Democrat-Herald, 9.20.2012
  2. PCC begins hunt for new district president, Portland Business Journal, 9.21.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
  • K-12:
  1. Rudy Crew says one third of Oregon school districts must rewrite goals, aim higher, Oregonian, 9.20.2012, by Betsy Hammond
  • National:
  1. Why college tuition keeps rising, CBS, 9.21.2012, by Lynn O’Shaughnessy


  • OUS:
  1. Public education is Oregon bedrock, East Oregonian, 9.19.2012, by Tom Brown
  2. WOU dean to serve on state task force, Itemizer Observer, 9.18.2012
  3. UO scores $10M grant for microbial studies, Portland Business Journal, 9.18.2012, by Andy Giegerich
  4. Moore Center looks to improve student health, Daily Barometer, 9.19.2012, by Jack Lammers
  5. Fresh challenges face OSU students, Gazette-Times, 9.20.2012, by Joce DeWitt
  6. Accessible parking to be added to OSU campus core, Gazette-Times, 9.20.2012, by Don Iler
  7. A course of its own, Register-Guard, 9.20.2012, by Diane Dietz
  8. (P)retirement's new frontier, Portland Tribune, 9.13.2012, by Peter Korn
  • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
  1. COCC shows off two additions, Bulletin, 9.20.2012, by Ben Botkin
  • State:
  1. Ore. Education Chief Lines Up Team For Schools' Overhaul, OPB, 9.18.2012, by Rob Manning


  • National:
  1. U.S. Senators Host Higher Education Accountability Forum, Diverse Education, 9.20.2012, by Jamaal Abdul-Alim
  2. [AP] 17 more top universities offer free cyber courses, Gazette-Times, 9.19.2012


  • OUS:
  1. [Editorial] Rogue boards not a threat, Register-Guard, 9.18.2012
  2. [Editorial] University presidents worry about cutbacks of federal programs, East Oregonian, 9.17.2012
  3. SOU named 'military-friendly school', Daily Tidings, 9.18.2012
  4. Quest for success at Oregon State University, Gazette-Times, 9.19.2012, by Joce DeWitt
  5. [Editorial] OSU students, you've been on our mind, Gazette-Times, 9.19.2012
  • State:
  1. Rudy Crew, education leaders discuss statewide vision at Clackamas County summit, Oregonian, 9.18.2012, by Rachel Stark
  2. State Official: Education Is A Social Justice Issue, OPB, 9.18.2012, by Rob Manning
  3. [Editorial] Murmurs: OEA Opposes Parents on Compacts, Willamette Weekly, 9.19.2012
  • National:
  1. [Op-ed] The Lows of Higher Ed, New York Times, 9.14.2012, by Gail Collins
  2. SUNY vs. Student Debt, Inside Higher Ed, 9.19.2012, by Libby A. Nelson
  3. 2-year degrees pay more in short term, Tennessean, 9.18.2012, by Walker Moskop


  • OUS:
  1. [AP] Oregon committee split on university governing boards bill, Oregonian, 9.17.2012
  2. Panel split on college local rule, Register-Guard, 9.15.2012, by Diane Dietz
  3. OSU scientists plan to turn algae into cheap and efficient biofuel, Daily Journal of Commerce, 9.17.2012, by Tom Henderson
  • Other Oregon Higher Education:
    1. Knight gift of $125 million launches lofty heart-health goals for Oregon Health & Science University, Oregonian, 9.17.2012, by Nick Bundick
      • National:
      1. All About the Money, Chronicle of Higher Education, 9.18.2012, by Dan Berrett


      • OUS:
      1. Growth spurt, Gazette-Times, 9.16.12, by Joce DeWitt
      2. [Opinion] Students, instructors suffer as colleges rely more on fill-in faculty, Oregonian, 9.17.2012, by Brooke Jacobson, Marcia Klotz and Phil Lesch
      3. Oregon State getting back on track, in a big way, Portland Tribune, 9.14.2012, by Kerry Eggers
      • Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Treasurer Ted Wheeler pushes plan for $6 billion Oregon college scholarship fund, Oregonian, 9.14.12, by Betsy Hammond
      • National:
      1. The Budget Cuts to Come, Inside Higher Ed, 9.17.12, by Libby Nelson
      2. Online Mentors to Guide Women Into the Sciences, New York Times, 9.17.12, by Tamar Lewin


      • OUS:
      1. University board idea under study, Register-Guard, 9.14.2012, by Diane Dietz
      2. U.S. News ranks Portland State University among top 10 "up-and-coming" national universities, OregonLive Higher Education, 9.13.12, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. Rudy Crew, Oregon's chief education officer, hires two veteran educators as deputies, Oregonian, 9.13.12, by Betsy Hammond
      4. OSU’s Chemical Safety Research With Zebrafish Gets A Boost, OPB, 9.13.12, by David Steves
      • K-12:
      1. Mentors keep young PPS teachers focused on job, skills, Portland Tribune, 9.12.12, by Jennifer Anderson
      2. Portland Public Schools sees gains in reading and writing skills, but some high schools still struggle with state tests, Oregonian, 9.12.12, by Nicole Dungca
      • National:
      1. [AP] Test: Most students not proficient in writing, Gazette-Times, 9.14.12
      2. Gates, MOOCs and Remediation, Inside Higher Ed, 9.14.12, by Paul Fains
      3. Take Your Last Puff Now: Obama Administration Backs Smoke-Free College Campus Initiative, In The Capitol, 9.13.12, by Molly Greenberg


      • OUS:
      1. Board tours OSU-Cascades’ future, Bend Bulletin, 9.12.2012, by Ben Botkin
      2. Oregon, OSU gain top 199 rankings, Register-Guard, 9.12.2012, by Diane Dietz
      3. Oregon Sustainability Center lives on as potential partner steps forward, Oregonian, 9.11.2012, by Beth Slovic
      4. Sustainability center gets tenant, new name, Portland Business Journal, 9.12.2012, by Andy Giegerich
      5. Lewis Integrative Science Building looks to dazzle campus and community, Daily Emerald, 9.11.2012, Ian Campbell
      6. PSU receives $5M for pavilion renovation project, Daily Journal of Commerce, 9.12.2012, by Lee Fehrenbacher
      7. Jill Eiland balances life, work, play, Oregon Business, 9.1.2012, by Linda Baker


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon State University achieves record in private research support, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 9.10.12, by Nick Houtman
      2. Harnessing the power of WAVES, NY Times News Service, 9.10.12, by Kirk Johnson
      3. Heavy lifting, Register-Guard, 9.11.2012, by Christian Wihtol
      • National:
      1. Changes loom for higher education, Pew Internet/Elon University research says, Deseret News, 9.11.12, by Celia Baker
      2. Publishers Double Down, Inside Higher Ed, 9.11.12, by Steve Kolowich


      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Is university hiring surge good or bad?, Statesman Journal, 9.9.12, by Sriram Khé
      2. Designing an architecture school: a conversation with PSU's Clive Knights and Jeff Schnabel, Portland Architecture, 9.7.12, by Brian Libby
      3. Intel honors Portland State professor Feng Liu with $40,000 grant, Oregonian, 9.10.12, by Mike Rogoway
      4. $5 million gift ignites PSU arena plan, Portland Business Journal, 9.7.12, by Matthew Kish
      5. Ocean Sentinel begins testing of wave energy technology, Gazette-Times, 9.7.12, by Joce DeWitt
      • Other Oregon Higher Education:
      1. Ebbing Community College Enrollment A Promising Sign For Economy, Northwest News Network, 9.10.12, by Jessica Robinson
      • National:
      1. Colorado State to Offer Credits for Online Class, New York Times, 9.6.12, by Tamar Lewin
      2. Pell Spending Levels Off, Inside Higher Ed, 9.7.12, by Paul Fain
      3. Colleges offer more courses aimed at job market, Miami Herald, 9.10.12
      4. Debt Collectors Cashing In on Student Loans, NY Times, 9.8.12, by Andrew Martin


      • OUS:
      1. A New Chapter - JPR Foundation & SOU Reach Agreement, iJPR, 9.1.2012, by Paul Westhelle
      2. An Educated Investment, Alaska Airlines Magazine, 9.1.2012, by Susan Hauser
      3. Lebanon High School pioneers community college, university course link, KMTR, 8.30.2012, by Chris McKee
      4. Portland colleges make changes to accommodate more veterans, Oregonian, 9.3.2012, by Devin Kelly
      5. Land-grant schools help feed the world, Capital Press, 8.30.2012, by Matthew Weaver
      6. UO begins athlete drug tests, Register-Guard, 9.6.2012, by Diane Dietz
      • State:
      1. Governor, schools chief and chief education officer: All eyes on this year's kindergartners, Oregonian, 9.5.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. Reengineering Education, Vanguard, 9.4.12, by Cassandra Moore
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon schools chief Rob Saxton's long back-to-school to-do list, Oregonian, 9.5.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. New Oregon state standards implemented as school years starts, East Oregonian, 9.4.2012, by Natalie Wheeler
      • National:
      1. Court Rulings Help Illegal Immigrants’ College-Bound Children, New York Times, 9.5.12, by Julia Preston


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon universities a bright spot when it comes to hiring, Statesman Journal, 9.2.2012, by Hannah Hoffman
      2. OSU-Cascades plans new campus, Bend Bulletin, 9.4.2012, by Hillary Borrud
      3. Price to compete, Register-Guard, 9.4.2012, by Diane Dietz
      4. Dr. Ed Ray is a perfect fit at OSU, Statesman Journal, 9.2.2012, by Bill Chruch
      5. Linus Pauling Institute -- It's All About Science, Huffington Post, 8.31.2012, by Lee Glen and  Julie Brothers
      6. OSU lands $89K federal grant to study methane hydrates, Sustainable Business Oregon, 8.31.2012, by Erik Siemers
      7. [Editorial] Back from the abyss, Mail Tribune, 9.2.2012
      8. [AP] Portland colleges seek to bring in more veterans, Bend Bulletin, 9.4.2012
      9. Churchill renovation nears completion, Mail Tribune, 8.31.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      10. UO, OSU: The price of football victories, Portland Business Journal, 8.31.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. How Governors Govern Higher Ed, Stateline, 8.31.2012, by Ben Wieder


      • OUS:
      1. Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus will address the Social Business Challenge of Oregon university students, Oregonian, 8.29.2012
      2. UO students host special camp for kids, KGW, 8.29.2012, by Cathy Marshall
      3. Implementation of smoking ban: Education over enforcement, Gazette-Times, 8.30.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      4. Smoking bans take effect Saturday at Oregon State, UO, Democrat Herald, 8.31.2012
      5. Groping incidents reported near UO, Register-Guard, 8.30.2012, by Diane Dietz


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] UO needs to keep students in student center plan, Oregonian, 8.24.2012
      2. [Guest Columnist] UO’s hiring of consulting firm reinforces student mistrust, Register-Guard, 8.25.2012, by Kevin Sullivan and Elise Downing
      3. SOU takes charge of radio stations, Mail Tribune, 8.28.2012, by Damian Mann
      4. [Video] SOU-JPRF Reach Agreement, KOBI-TV NBC5, 8.27.2012, by Craig Smullin
      5. [Video] SOU, JPR reach agreement, KTVL CBS Channel 10, 8.27.2012
      6. SOU and JPR Foundation Reach Agreement, KDVR, 8.27.2012, by Yessenia Anderson
      7. University Gets Control Of JPR Radio Stations, KAJO AM1270, 8.28.2012, by Chuck Benson
      8. OSU makes best-buy list, Register-Guard, 8.26.2012, by Diane Dietz
      9. Spinrad to chair federal advisory committee, Life@OSU, 8.20.2012
      10. Timely turnaround, Daily Tidings, 8.25.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      11. Microwave ovens may help produce lower cost solar energy technology, Phys.org, 8.24.2012
      12. Cooled coal emissions would clean air and lower health and climate-change costs, University of Oregon Communications, 8.27.2012
      13. [AP] Ore. wave power project gets federal permit, CBS News, 8.20.2012
      14. Simon Says Don’t Use Flashcards, New York Times, 8.23.2012, by Tara Parker-Pope
      15. Campus Pride Lists ‘Top 10 Trans-Friendly Colleges & Universities’, Human Rights Campaign, 8.15.2012, by Eric Cameron
      16. Corvallis a top-10 college town, Portland Business Journal, 8.28.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      17. 3 meetings set on OSU/city collaboration issue, Gazette-Times, 8.25.2012, by James Day
      18. No smoking on campus starting Sept. 1, Life@OSU, 8.21.2012
      19. Hundreds of Oregon students with the grit and brains for college, but not the money, get it from Ford Family Foundation, Oregonian, 8.27.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      • K-12:
      1. [Editorial] Put Oregon students on college path sooner, Oregonian, 8.25.2012
      2. [Editorial] Big districts send teacher incentive money back, Bend Bulletin, 8.27.2012
      • National:
      1. Graduates of For-Profits and Community Colleges Fare About the Same in Earnings Study, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.27.2012, by Dan Berrett


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Piling on costs, Democratic Herald, 8.24.2012
      2. SOU president receives contract extension, raise, Mail Tribune, 8.24.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      3. Cheers and jeers, Mail Tribune, 8.23.2012
      4. SOU to offer leadership degree in Salem, Daily Tidings, 8.24.2012, by John Darling
      5. Postdoctoral researchers at Oregon State form group, Gazette-Times, 8.23.2012, by Joce DeWitt


      • OUS:
      1. SOU president gets raise, Mail Tribune, 8.23.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      2. UO won't hard sell students to fee hike, Democratic Herald, 8.21.2012
      3. [AP] OSU-Cascades seeks to become 4-year university, KTVZ, 8.18.2012
      4. [Letter] OSU freshman dorm policy a hardship for low-income students, Gazette-Times, 8.23.2012, by Lisa Pierson
      5. College rankings: Lewis & Clark fares best among Oregon schools in less-serious categories, Oregonian, 8.22.2012
      • K-12:
      1. Students still struggle with ACT exams, Statesman Journal, 8.22.2012, by Stefanie Knowlton


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] WOU offers innovative education, Statesman Journal, 8.21.2012
      2. [Editorial] Loan program money might be better spent on OSU-Cascades, Bend Bulletin, 8.22.2012
      3. [Editorial] UO students made reasonable decision, Bend Bulletin, 8.21.2012
      4. [Editorial] An ill-advised campaign, Register-Guard, 8.21.2012
      5. UO cancels campaign to sell plan for new EMU, Register-Guard, 8.21.2012, by Diane Dietz
      6. University of Oregon cancels contract to hard-sell students on a fee increase, Oregonian, 8.20.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      7. University drops high-powered marketing firm for EMU referendum, Daily Emerald, 8.21.2012, by Ian Campbell
      8. Robin Holmes’ email to the OUS Board, Daily Emerald, 8.21.2012, by Becky Metrick
      9. Oregon Won't Use Political Consultants for Student Vote, Inside Higher Ed, 8.21.2012
      10. U. of Oregon Drops Consultants Who Pushed Effort to Influence Student Vote, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.21.2012
      11. [AP] Seven University of Oregon students awarded Fulbright scholarships, Oregonian, 8.21.2012
      12. Reorganization at SOU forces staff changes, Daily Tidings, 8.21.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      13. [Editorial] Study highlights need for more rentals, Gazette-Times, 8.21.2012
      14. OSU residence hall plans evolve to meet new requirement, Gazette-Times, 8.22.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      15. Halls of higher learning, Mail Tribune, 8.22.2012, by John Darling
      16. New SOU Dorms Under Construction, KDVR News, 8.16.2012
      17. Grant will help county iron out tax proposal, Curry Coastal Pilot, 8.15.2012
      18. Genesis Wind eyes wind energy market opportunity, Sustainable Business Oregon, 8.15.2012, by Christina Williams
      19. Saudi students flock to US universities, gulfnews.com, 8.19.2012
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon high schools show no improvement in preparing students for college, ACT results say, Oregonian, 8.22.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. State’s high schoolers beat U.S. test average, Register-Guard, 8.22.2012, by Susan Palmer
      3. Oregon lists 14 semi-finalists in the 2012 Broadcom MASTERS competition, Oregonian, 8.21.2012, by Wendy Owen
      • National:
      1. [AP] Hispanics set school, college enrollment records, Oregonian, 8.20.2012






      • OUS:
      1. A Taste Of Higher Learning, Mail Tribune, 8.15.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      2. Portland State University chosen to expand academic ties with universities in India, Oregonian, 8.15.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. Four Oregon universities make climate-friendly ranking, Sustainable Business Oregon, 8.14.2012, by Christina Williams
      4. Southern Oregon University may gain biomass facility, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.14.2012, by Reed Jackson
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Technology education center designed for Central Oregon Community College, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.14.2012, by Reed Jackson


      • OUS:
      1. [AP] Opinion on independent state university boards mixed, Mail Tribune, 8.13.2012, by Jonathan Cooper
      2. University administrators divided over role of higher education board, Herald and News, 8.12.2012
      3. UO President Michael Gottfredson speaks about his first week in office, Daily Emerald, 8.10.2012, by Megan Sanderson
      4. Big man on campus, Register-Guard, 8.11.2012, by Diane Dietz
      5. First week on the job for new UO president, KVAL, 8.10.2012, by Nicole Comstock
      6. [Video] WOU President Weiss meets with editorial board, Statesman Journal, 8.14.2012
      7. [AP] OSU President Hopes Bend Campus Will Have 5,000 Students By 2025, OPB, 8.8.2012
      8. What's next for four-year OSU-Cascades?, KTVZ, 8.6.2012, by Joe Burns
      9. LBCC and OSU strike agreement to help transfer students get associate's degrees, 8.7.2012, by Theresa Hogue
      10. No class room, Register-Guard, 8.12.2012, by Diane Dietz
      11. OSU ranked best buy in 2013 college guide, Statesman Journal, 8.8.2012, by Stefanie Knowlton
      12. Oregon State University to build $29M residence hall, Daily Journal of Business, 8.13.2012, by Tom Henderson
      13. OSU-Cascades grant to study natural gas for vehicle fuel, Democrat Herald, 8.8.2012, by Christine Coffin
      • State:
      1. Oregon education reform: Clues to the success of overachieving schools lie in the data, 8.11.2012, by John Tapogna, Andrew Dyke and Bryce Ward
      2. Report Could Point Way To Stronger Schools, OPB, 8.13.2012, by Rob Manning








      • OUS:
      1. State approves expanded OSU campus in Bend, Portland Business Journal, 8.3.2012, by Matthew Kish
      2. OSU-Cascades gets OK to offer lower-division classes, Bend Bulletin, 8.3.2012
      3. Bend to help OSU-Cascades efforts, Bend Bulletin, 8.2.2012, by Hillary Borrud
      4. [Editorial] State board casts critical vote on OSU-Cascades, Bend Bulletin, 8.3.2012
      5. Key vote for OSU-Cascades, Bend Bulletin, 8.2.2012, by Ben Botkin
      6. SOU gets grant to study possible biomass cogeneration project, Mail Tribune, 8.2.2012, by Paul Fattig
      7. PSU and Portland Parks Bureau consider smoking ban for campus Park Blocks, Oregonian, 7.31.2012, by Chase G. Hall


      • National:
      1. Leaner, Meaner State U., Inside Higher Ed, 8.1.2012, by Kevin Kiley


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Looking into the upcoming term of the University of Oregon’s 17th president, Michael Gottfredson, Daily Emerald, 7.29.2012
      2. Portland's eco-friendly ways draw students as poor economy sends many back to school, Oregonian, 7.27.2012, by Dirk Vanderhart
      3. Feds Give OSU $700K For Natural Gas Research, OPB, 7.30.2012, by David Nogueras
      4. OSU alums donate $3.5M to College of Engineering, Portland Business Journal, 7.31.2012,  by Erik Siemers
      5. SOU grad lands generous fellowship, Mail Tribune, 7.31.2012, by Teresa Ristow
      6. Boom time for higher education startups, Oregon Business, 7.26.2012, by Linda Baker
      7. Moving Forward, iJPR, 7.30.2012, by Paul Westhelle
      8. [AP] Man banned from PSU wants to get back to classes, KATU, 7.27.2012, by Steven DuBois
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Program helps with college prep, Bend Bulletin, 7.31.2012, by Holly Pablo
      • State:
      1. Eastern Oregon school leaders hear from boss, East Oregonian, 7.30.2012, by Kathy Aney
      • National:
      1. Moody's Gives Higher Education a Bleak Outlook, Inside Higher Ed, 7.27.2012
      2. 'A Role for All of Us', Inside Higher Ed, 7.30.2012, by Scott Jaschik
      3. One-Third of Colleges Are on Financially 'Unsustainable' Path, Bain Study Finds, Chronicle of Higher Education, 7.23.2012, by Goldie Blumenstyk


      • OUS:
      1. OSU Cascades Cuts Ribbon On First Building, KBND, 7.24.2012
      2. Federal grant supports OSU poplar research, Gazette-Times, 7.26.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      3. Interns provide service as they learn, Gazette-Times, 7.26.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      4. Was Portland State right in expelling student as safety risk? The student says no; the university says yes, Oregonian, 7.25.2012, by Bryan Denson
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] PERS repair should be a priority for governor, Legislature, Oregonian, 7.25.2012
      • National:
      1. Who's boss? US governing bodies flex their muscles, Times Higher Education, 7.26.2012, by Jon Marcus
      2. Graduate First, Transfer Later, Inside Higher Ed, 7.26.2012, by Paul Fain


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] College goal has price tag, Register-Guard, 7.25.2012
      2. [Editorial] OSU president helps send message on NCAA violations, East Oregonian, 7.24.2012
      3. PSU hosts first Open Science Conference held in US, Daily Vanguard, 7.24.2012, by Austen Ruzicka
      4. OSU notifying individuals of data security breach, Gazette-Times, 7.24.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      • National:
      1. Survey provides insight into who enrolls in fully online programs and why, Inside Higher Ed, 7.25.2012, by Steve Kolowich


      • OUS:
      1. [Op-ed] Public institutional boards are the next step for Oregon's universities, Oregonian, 7.22.2012, by Robert M. Berdahl
      2. [AP] Bill would give state universities greater autonomy, Gazette-Times, 7.21.2012, by Jonathan Cooper
      3. [Editorial] Bend should throw support behind OSU-Cascades, Bend Bulletin, 7.22.2012
      4. Bend officials say city's financial state 'solid', KTVZ, 7.20.2012, by Matt McDonald
      5. OSU-Cascades makes its pitch, Bend Bulletin, 7.19.2012, by Hillary Borrud
      6. OSU-Cascades profile is changing, Bend Bulletin, 7.22.2012, by Lauren Dake
      7. Oregon Institute of Technology expands opportunities for students, nearby companies with new Wilsonville campus, Oregonian, 7.22.2012, by Rachel Stark
      8. [Editorial] Sallie Mae reveals college affordability issues that need to be solved, Oregonian, 7.22.2012
      9. [Editorial] Mitigate tuition increases in response to student debt concerns, Daily Emerald, 7.22.2012
      10. UO researchers win top NSF prize, Portland Business Journal, 7.18.2012,  by Suzanne Stevens
      11. OSU-Cascades prof wins award, Bend Bulletin, 7.18.2012
      12. UO moves forward with climate action plan, Sustainable Business Oregon, 7.18.2012, by Christina Williams
      13. UO makes progress in greenhouse gas goal, Register-Guard, 7.22.2012, by Ilene Aleshire
      14. College Newspapers Go Digital-First, Innovate To Stay Relevant, Huffington Post, 7.19.2012
      15. Q&A with Dr. Ed Ray, OSU president, on the NCAA's ruling on Penn State, Oregonian, 7.23.2012, by John Hunt
      16. [Column] $68 million football facility only a symptom of larger institutional woes, Daily Emerald, 7.22.2012, by David Lieberman
      17. University of Oregon Counsel Slams Oregon DOJ, Willamette Weekly, 7.19.2012, by Nigel Jaquiss
      • Other NW Higher Ed:
      1. $20K in-state college tuition may not be far off in Washington, KATU, 7.24.2012, by Mike Baker
      • National:
      1. U.S. recession's other victim: public universities, Reuters, 7.19.2012, by Jilian Mincer


      • OUS:
      1. Enrollment higher than ever, Daily Barometer, 7.17.2012, by Amanda Antell
      2. UO taking applications for historic preservation sessions in Southeastern Oregon, Daily Journal of Commerce, 7.17.2012, by Lee Fehrenbacher
      3. Downtown Portland student housing project resurrected, Daily Journal of Commerce, 7.17.2012, by Reed Jackson
      • Oregon Higher Education:
      1. Fewer Northwest Young Adults Getting College Degrees, OPB, 7.12.2012, by Rob Manning


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial:] Build support for OSU-Cascades expansion, Bend Bulletin, 7.15.2012
      2. PSU's Melody Rose selected as vice chancellor for academic strategies of Oregon University System, 7.13.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. PSU's Melody Rose named vice chancellor of Oregon university system, Oregonian, 7.12.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      4. Guns in Schools: A debate about guns on our state's college campuses, 1859, 7.1.2012, by George Pernsteiner and Kevin Starrett
      5. No place like UO for Californians, Register-Guard, 7.1.2012, by Diane Dietz
      6. OSU-Cascades launches social science degree, KTVZ, 7.9.2012
      7. Planning for college, Mail Tribune, 7.14.2012
      8. New efforts for winning students over to EMU expansion move forward, Daily Emerald, 7.13.2012, by Keegan Clements-Housser
      9. Oregon Ducks seek to institute random drug testing of student-athletes, Oregonian, 7.16.2012, by Aaron Fentress
      10. OSU Looks to Randomly Drug Test Student-Athletes, KEZI, 7.16.2012, by Heather Turner
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] Independent colleges serve valuable niches, Oregonian, 7.16.2012, by Mark Hester
      • National:
      1. The Faculty Factor, Inside Higher Ed, 7.16.2012, by Kevin Kiley


      • OUS:
      1. OSU Cascades Campus Reaches Milestone, OPB, 7.2.2012, by David Nogueras
      2. Bend law firm pledges $25,000 to OSU-Cascades, KTVZ, 7.5.2012
      3. For non-traditional students, the University of Oregon has much to offer, Daily Emerald, 7.7.2012, by Keegan Clements-Housser
      4. Double duty for JPR chief, Mail Tribune, 7.10.2012, by Damian Mann
      5. [Opinion] What we need is a sword and sandals, Mail Tribune. 7.8.2012, by Bill Varble
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. OHSU looks to cut runaway PERS costs, Oregonian, 7.9.2012, by Ted Sickinger


      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Open search for president isn't always the right move, Statesman Journal, 7.4.2012, by Allyn Ford
      2. [Audio] Oregon's Education Chief Shares Goals For The State, OPB, 7.3.2012, by Beth Hyams
      3. OSU energy engineering program grows in Bend, Sustainable Business Oregon, 7.5.2012, by Lee van der Voo
      4. Powin Energy Enters Strategic Partnership with Oregon Tech, OIT News, 7.5.2012
      5. National festival features OSU exhibits, Gazette-Times, 6.4.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      • National:
      1. [AP] Big rewards, less job security for college leaders, Oregonian, 7.5.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] EOU offers vision of future, Observer, 7.2.2012
      2. [Editorial] Portland State engineering school's practical path sets needed example, Oregonian, 7.2.2012
      3. [Editorial] Picking up the pieces, Mail Tribune, 7.2.2012
      4. OSU-Cascades hits fundraising goal, Bend Bulletin, 7.3.2012, by Lauren Dake
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] A state Boards Board?, Register-Guard, 6.2.2012
      • National:
      1. Student Loan Deal Pales Against Other Education Cuts, NPR, 6.30.2012, by Claudio Sanchez


      • OUS:
      1. EOU’s 10-year plan unveiled to city council, Observer, 6.27.2012, by Bill Rautenstrauch
      • State:
      1. Number of state boards grow, audit says better oversight needed, KATU, 6.28.2012, by Steve Benham
      2. Oregon tops 250 advisory boards, Statesman Journal, 6.28.2012, by Dennis Thompson Jr.
      3. Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      4. OHSU Board Considers School's Role in the Big Picture, Lund Report, 6.27.2012, by Christen McCurdy
      5. OHSU Board Adopts $2 Billion Operating Budget, Lund Report, 6.27.2012
      • National:
      1. [AP] Colleges move toward absolute bans on smoking, Democrat-Herald, 6.28.2012


      • OUS:
      1. Interim director named for JPR transition, Mail Tribune, 6.27.2012, by Ryan Pfeil
      2. 'How safe are those boards?', Mail Tribune, 6.27.2012, by Damian Mann
      3. U.S. Olympic Trials: Should Eugene be the permanent host site?, Oregonian, 6.27.2012, by Lindsay Schnell
      4. OSU begins construction for new gateway, Gazette-Times, 6.27.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      5. Free streetcar access for Portland State, Daily Vanguard, 6.27.2012, by Desmond Fuller
      6. Record-breaking graduating class demonstrates improvement, Daily Vanguard, 6.27.2012, by Isaac Hotchkiss
      7. Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      8. Mt. Hood Community College could be target of state investigation, Oregonian, 6.26.2012, by Harry Esteve
      • National:
      1. [AP] College boards turn to business-style approaches, KGW, 6.27.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Bend council needs to focus on 4-year university, Bend Bulletin, 6.25.2012
      2. Greater Bend Rotary Gives to OSU-Cascades Effort, KTVZ, 6.6.2012
      3. [Opinion] Colleges report misleading, Statesman Journal, 6.23.2012, by Cheryl Roberts
      4. Oregon State's Ed Ray weighs in against local boards, Portland Business Journal, 6.21.2012, by Matthew Kish
      5. [Editorial] Alive but not kicking: Oregon Sustainability Center, Oregonian, 6.25.2012
      • National:
      1. Question in tumult: What should top public schools be?, Washington Post, 6.24.2012, by Daniel de Vise
      2. Public Universities See Familiar Fight at Virginia, New York Times, 6.25.2012, by Tamar Lewin
      3. Should Tenure for College Professors Be Abolished?, Wall Street Journal, 6.20.2012
      4. Should Colleges Consider Legacies in the Admissions Process?, Wall Street Journal, 6.20.2012
      5. Do Too Many Young People Go to College?, Wall Street Journal, 6.21.2012, by Lauren Weber
      6. Should All U.S. Students Meet a Single Set of National Proficiency Standards?, Wall Street Journal, 6.21.2012
      7. Should More College Financial Aid Be Based on Need, Not Merit?, Wall Street Journal, 6.24.2012
      8. Should Student Test Scores Be Used to Evaluate Teachers?, Wall Street Journal, 6.24.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] In-state kids, in-state tuition, Oregonian, 6.21.2012
      2. Kitzhaber steps in to calm JPR storm, Mail Tribune, 6.22.2012, by Ryan Pfeil
      3. OSU’s Ray lines up against independent university boards, Register-Guard, 6.22.2012, by Diane Dietz
      4. Ivan Sutherland, Portland State researcher, wins Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology, Oregonian, 6.22.2012, by Mike Rogoway
      5. After ‘bait-and-switch’ complaint, OSU alters online program’s fee, Gazette-Times, 6.22.2012, by Joce DeWitt


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon legislators call for 'cooling-off' period in JPR dispute, Mail Tribune, 6.21.2012, by Ryan Pfeil
      2. Mayors call for a halt to JPR vs. SOU, Daily Tiding, 6.21.2012, by Damian Mann
      3. Ray to share ideas on institutional governance, Gazette-Times, 6.20.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      4. New Oregon Sustainability Center documents show Mayor Sam Adams' continued efforts to revive project, Oregonian, 6.21.2012, by Beth Slovic
      5. Questions keep coming for OSU’s Ask An Expert program, Democrat Herald, 6.21.2012, by Judy Scott
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. PCC Celebrates 50 Years Of Training Workers, OPB, 6.20.2012, by Rob Manning
      2. Growing enrollment prompts UP campus expansion plan, Portland Tribune, 6.21.2012, by Laura Frazier
      3. Oregon College of Oriental Medicine set to move into former Globe Hotel, Daily Journal of Commerce, 6.20.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] OSU-Cascades makes more progress, Bend Bulletin, 6.16.2012
      2. OSU-Cascades nears goal, Bend Bulletin, 6.18.2012, by Lauren Dake
      3. Gottfredson it is for UO, Register-Guard, 6.16.2012, by Diane Dietz
      4. Some Oregon university presidents get pay raises and new contracts, Oregonian, 6.15.2012, by Bill Graves
      5. Deal splits JPR from foundation, Mail Tribune, 6.19.2012, by Damian Mann
      6. [Opinion] Playing hardball, Mail Tribune, 6.17.2012
      7. Not your typical commencement, Gazette-Times, 6.17.2012, by Gail Cole
      8. Commencement Day at COCC, OSU-Cascades, KTVZ, 6.17.2012, by Brittany Weiner
      9. Milestone for OSU-Cascades, Bend Bulletin, 6.17.2012, by Scott Hammers
      10. Fast-track grads, Mail Tribune, 6.16.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      11. Grads’ last lesson, Register-Guard, 6.19.2012, by Diane Dietz
      12. UO housing rush, Register-Guard, 6.17.2012, by Colton Totland
      13. [Opinion] Secrecy about college hiring is an affront to taxpayers, Statesman Journal, 6.13.2012, by Dick Hughes
      • National:
      1. [Opinion] Why public university presidents are under fire, CNN, 6.19.2012, by Jeremi Suri


      • OUS:
      1. Michael Gottfredson officially named University of Oregon president by State Board of Higher Education, Oregonian, 6.15.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. State names Gottfredson as UO president, Register-Guard, 6.15.2012, by Diane Dietz
      3. Michael Gottfredson chosen as University president, Daily Emerald, 6.15.2012, by Josephine Woolington
      4. [Video] Gottfredson accepts University presidential appointment, Daily Emerald, 6.15.2012, by Tommy Pittenger
      5. OSU-Cascades Sees Jump in Graduates, KTVZ, 6.14.2012
      6. First lady’s visit a big occasion for OSU, Daily Barometer, 6.14.2012, by Don Iler
      7. Google donates $300K to OSU, Portland Business Journal, 6.14.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      8. OIT to use grant for upgrades to Wilsonville campus, Herald and News, 6.15.2012
      9. PSU-backed group aims to help shape Oregon policy, Portland Business Journal, 6.11.2012, by Andy Giegerich
      10. Portland State University launches political website, Oregonian, 6.14.2012, by Laura Barron-Lopez
      11. SOU threatens JPR Foundation with lawsuits, Mail Tribune, 6.14.2012, by Damian Mann
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Board member wants state to investigate Mt. Hood Community College, Oregonian, 6.14.2012, by Harry Esteve
      2. Undocumented Students Face Challenges In Higher Education, OPB, 6.15.2012, by Rob Manning


      • OUS:
      1. UO president finalist Michael Gottfredson tours campus with students, describes goals, Oregonian, 6.12.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. Presumptive new UO president meets students and faculty, Register-Guard, 6.13.2012, by Diane Dietz
      3. University hosts public forum with presidential candidate Michael Gottfredson, Daily Emerald, 6.12.2012, by Sam Stites
      4. Presidential finalist Michael Gottfredson meets with media, Daily Emerald, 6.12.2012, by Sam Stites and Josephine Woolington
      5. [Opinion] More scrutiny needed in UO president hire, East Oregonian, 6.12.2012
      6. PSU receives HUD research grant, Oregonian, 6.12.2012, by John Kirkland
      7. Holding pattern at the Holly, Mail Tribune, 6.13.2012, by Damian Mann
      8. Crews Set up for OSU Commencement, First Lady Visit, KEZI, 6.12.2012, by Heather Turner
      • National:
      1. Cities Offering to Pay Debt to Gain Young Residents, ABC News, 6.12.2012, by Alan Farnham
      2. [AP] Average price of 4-year university up 15 percent, World, 6.12.2012, by Christine Armario


      • OUS:
      1. University of Oregon chooses Michael Gottfredson as sole finalist for president, Oregonian, 6.11.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. Searchers make pick for next UO chief, Register-Guard, 6.12.2012, by Sherri Buri McDonald
      3. [AP] Provost at UC Irvine set to become next president of UO, Statesman Journal, 6.11.2012, by Steven DuBois
      4. [Editorial] The UO’s ‘inflection point’, Register-Guard, 6.9.2012
      5. [Column] Oregon can't afford higher ed playoff, Oregonian, 7.9.2012, by David Sarasohn
      6. [Editorial] Explaining the recently formed higher education PAC, Daily Emerald, 6.6.2012
      7. Changes afoot for education governance, funding, Oregon Business, 6.7.2012, by Linda Baker 
      8. New seats added to OUS Board of Higher Education, Vanguard, 6.7.2012, by Josh Kelety
      9. SOU in similar shape to other universities, Mail Tribune, 6.11.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      10. Unfair to describe SOU as 'financially fragile', Daily Tiding, 6.8.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      11. OSU targets Bend for 4-year degree program, Portland Business Journal, 6.8.2012, by Matthew Kish
      12. Donors choosing buildings over aid, Register-Guard, 6.8.2012, by Diane Dietz
      13. Students meet with President Berdahl to discuss grievances, Daily Emerald, 6.7.2012, by Sam Stites


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] No more tuition hikes, Daily Barometer, 6.6.2012
      2. Students to rally in protest of tuition increases, Daily Emerald, 6.5.2012, by Sam Stites
      3. UO students protest fee hike, Register-Guard, 6.6.2012
      4. [Guest Columnist] Urban renewal will yield a big return on investment: a world-class Portland State, Oregonian, 6.5.2012, by Scott Dawson
      5. University program provides students with unique city opportunities, Daily Emerald, 6.5.2012, by Will Rubin
      6. JPR leadership mediation talks set to start, Mail Tribune, 6.6.2012, by Damian Mann
      7. Higher One faces class-action lawsuit over "deceptive" card fees on college campuses, Oregonian, 6.6.2012, by Brent Hunsberger
      8. Officials launch groundbreaking ceremony for new OSU Beaver Store, Gazette-Times, 6.6.2012
      9. OSU Breaks Ground on New OSU Beaver Store, KEZI News, 6.5.2012, by Heather Turner







      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Crew’s choice of challenges, Register-Guard, 5.31.2012
      2. Ed chief known to ruffle feathers, Bulletin, 5.31.2012, by Lauren Dake
      3. [Editorial] Rudy Crew: a provocative choice to lead Oregon schools, Oregonian, 5.30.2012
      4. Bend Chamber Supports OSU-Cascades in expansion; what does expansion mean for Bend?, Bend Chamber Journal, 5.31.2012, by Courtney Linville
      5. UO seniors fret over loan debt, Register-Guard, 5.31.2012, by Edward Russo
      6. Senator Ron Wyden engages students in discussion of student debt, Daily Emerald, 5.30.2012, by Eddie Paskal
      7. Senator Wyden Talks to Students About College Loan Debt, KEZI News, 5.30.2012, by Kelsey Card
      8. Proposal calls for tuition hike at Oregon universities, Observer, 5.30.2012
      9. University to propose tuition increases to State Board of Higher Education, Daily Emerald, 5.30.2012, by Sam Stites
      10. OSU tuition is going up, Gazette-Times, 5.31.2012, by Gail Cole
      11. Buying Solar Locally has big Benefits for Oregon’s Economy, Salem-News, 5.30.2012
      12. Study shows jobs created via buy-in-Oregon provision for solar expansion, Portland Tribune, 5.31.2012, by Steve Law
      13. ASPSU president approves SFC 2012–13 budget proposal, Vanguard, 5.31.2012, by Desmond Fuller
      14. Strategies for a global university, Vanguard, 5.31.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      15. UO students offer Springfield ‘real world’ planning solutions, Register-Guard, 5.30.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      • National:
      1. Pruning the Branches, Inside Higher Ed, 5.31.2012, by Kevin Kiley


      • OUS:
      1. Former NYC schools chief Rudy Crew on track to take charge of Oregon education from preschool through college, Oregonian, 5.30.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. Kitzhaber Introduces Oregon's First Schools' Chief, OPB, 5.30.2012, by Allyson Will
      3. [Editorial] Raise all Oregon universities, Oregonian, 5.29.2012
      4. Oregon higher education officials consider a 6 percent tuition increase, Oregonian, 5.29.2012, by Bill Graves
      5. UO tuition may rise 6 percent, Register-Guard, 5.30.2012, by Colton Totland
      6. What will Portland's newest urban-renewal zone around Portland State University do?, Oregonian, 5.25.2012, by Beth Slovic
      7. Portland uses bad roads to qualify Portland State University area for urban renewal, Oregonian, 5.29.2012, by Beth Slovic
      8. Life sciences building fills vital roles for universities, Portland Business Journal, 5.25.2012, by Wendy Culverwell
      9. PSU’s University Pointe will house 980 students, Portland Business Journal, 5.25.2012, by Adam Worcester
      10. Western Oregon University gets $50,000 donation for scholarship in memory of late professor, Oregonian, 5.29.2012, by Everton Bailey Jr.
      11. Eugene's Oregon Daily Emerald Will No Longer Be Daily, OPB, 5.29.2012, by Allyson Will
      • State:
      1. Oregon College Savings Plan earns top ratings from Savingforcollege.com, Oregonian, 5.30.2012, by Brent Hunsberger
      • National:
      1. [AP] Colleges' bank deals saddle students with big fees, Oregonian, 5.30.2012




      • OUS:
      1. C.O. Eyes 4-Year University to Boost Economy, KTVZ, 5.25.2012, by John Hendricks
      2. Bend Chamber Pledges $50,000 towards OSU-Cascades Expansion Develops 50/50 Match Program for Further Member Pledges, Bend Chamber, 5.1.2012
      3. UO student graduates law school at 51 after losing vision, KVAL, 5.22.2012, by Crystal Price
      4. Students excited about Obama’s visit to Corvallis, Daily Barometer, 5.24.2012, by Amanda Antell
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Mt. Hood Community College raising tuition and fees, 5.25.2012, by Quinton Smith
      2. Clatsop Community College hires new vice president, Daily Astorian, 5.25.2012, by Edward Stratton
      •  National:
      1. [AP] Colleges for profit are growing — with federal help, Bend Bulletin, 5.25.2012




      • OUS:
      1. Middleton Confirmed to State Higher Ed Board, KTVZ, 5.23.2012
      2. Prospective union discusses university issues, Gazette-Times, 5.23.2012, by Gail Cole
      3. Afghan war veteran takes rambling route to UO law degree, Register-Guard, 5.19.2012, by Karen McCowan
      4. Getting ready for the runway, Gazette-Times, 5.22.2012, by Gail Cole
      5. Nearly $75,000 Worth of OSU Scientific Equipment Stolen, KEZI, 5.22.2012, by Heather Turner
      6. Authorities find gear in suspicious container found at Oregon State University, Oregonian, 5.23.2012, by Tom Hallman Jr


      • OUS:
      1. Penny pinching next year means increased tuition, fewer services, Siskiyou, 5.19.2012, by Tashina Stillmaker
      2. Student walkout will take a stand on budget cuts, disinvestment in higher education, Siskiyou, 5.17.2012, by Kali Persall
      3. Tim Boyle, Pat Kilkenny Ante Up For Higher Ed PAC, Willamette Weekly, 5.20.2012, by Nigel Jaquiss
      4. Phil Knight Also Contributes To Higher Ed PAC, Willamette Weekly, 5.22.2012, by Nigel Jaquiss
      5. Two OSU faculty members honored, OSU LIFE, 5.22.2012, by Mark Floyd
      6. Students and advisers celebrate second publishing of Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal, Daily Emerald, 5.21.2012, by Sam Stites
      7. Federal funding renewed for special programs at PSU, Oregonian, 5.21.2012, by John Kirkland
      8. College in reach, Register-Guard, 5.22.2012, by Diane Dietz
      9. Education Urban Renewal plan gets green light, Vanguard, 5.22.2012, by Shanna Cranston
      10. Brick to glass: Stott Center to become Viking Pavilion, Vanguard, 5.22.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      11. [Letter] Opportunities for students to get involved in higher education issues, Daily Emerald, 5.20.2012, by Omid Alipoor
      • National:
      1. [AP] College Students Spending Less Time Studying, Oregonian, 5.22.2012


      • OUS:
      1. Price tag for 4-year university, Bend Bulletin, 5.20.2012, by Patrick Cliff and Lauren Dake
      2. Kitzhaber Voices Support For OSU's Cascades Campus Expansion, OPB, 5.17.2012, by David Nogueras
      3. OSU could team up with KCC to offer classes here, Herald and News, 5.17.2012
      4. Portland State University students' invention tops the field at national engineering competition, Oregonian, 5.17.2012, by Nick Budnick
      5. Showing off their creativity, Gazette-Times, 5.19.2012, by Raju Woodward
      • Other Oregon Higher Education:
      1. PCC Unveils New Solar Panel Field, OPB, 5.18.2012, by Allyson Will
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon doesn't win the grand prize, but kids do well at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Oregonian, 5.18.2012, by Wendy Owen


      • OUS:
      1. Student walkout will take a stand on budget cuts, disinvestment in higher education, Siskiyou, 5.17.2012, by Kali Persall
      2. Voters support research station, Capital Press, 5.17.2012, by Sean Ellis
      3. College Kids Strut their Green Stuff, Are Awarded $1M in EPA Grants, ThomasNet News, 5.16.2012, by Michael Lewis
      4. Oregon State (Global Formula Racing) Does It Again!, SAE International, 5.16.2012
      • K-12:
      1. With one of nation's strictest rules, State Board of Education bans Native American mascots, Oregonian, 5.17.2012, by Ryan Kost
      2. Oregon Students Among 'Chronically Absent', KTVZ, 5.17.2012, by Shanna Mendiola
      • National:
      1. Higher education linked to longer life, CDC report shows, USA Today, 5.16.2012, by Nanci Hellmich
      2. Colleges begin to confront higher costs and student debt, New York Times, 5.15.2012, by Andrew Martin


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Talk to your elected officials or don’t complain about student debt, Daily Emerald, 5.17.2012
      2. [Guest Column] OSU objections to grad unionization are ludicrous, Daily Barometer, 5.17.2012, by Dennis Dugan
      3. Portland creates $169M urban renewal area around PSU, Portland Business Journal, 5.16.2012, by Matthew Kish
      4. Interest rate on student loans could double, lose six-month grace period, Daily Emerald, 5.16.2012, by Dash Paulson
      5. OSU president touts university’s impact in Oregon, East Oregonian, 5.17.2012, by Tom Brown
      6. OSU president tours region, Observer, 5.16.2012, by Dick Mason
      7. Intel Vietnam Scholars Program students win national prize for design, Vanguard, 5.17.2012, by Austin Maggs
      8. Award-winning PSU advertising team prepares for greater challenges ahead, Vanguard, 5.16.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      9. OSU hosts Engineering Expo on Friday, Gazette-Times, 5.16.2012
      10. PSU facility provides space for LED light research, Vanguard, 5.16.2012, by Gwen Shaw
      11. 30 years of excellence, Vanguard, 5.17.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      12. PSU centers to merge in 2012–13, Vanguard, 5.16.2012, by Gwen Shaw
      13. New transcript notation for undergraduates, Daily Barometer, 5.17.2012, by Michael Mendes
      14. Lecture questions non-traditional universities, Vanguard, 5.15.2012, by Kali Simmons
      15. Portland's EV leadership stars in global report, Sustainable Business Oregon, 5.14.2012, by Christina Williams
      16. Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      17. Chief PCC money-raiser prepares to step down, Portland Tribune, 5.17.2012, by Jennifer Anderson
      18. Portland Community College reaches age 50 with a broader, more academic mission, Oregonian, 5.16.2012, by Bill Graves
      • State:
      1. School board members will advise Oregon governor on higher education, Oregonian, 5.16.2012
      • National:
      1. College grants: 10 stingiest states for students, CBS Money Watch, 5.17.2012, by Lynn O'Shaughnessy
      2. Controlling Student Debt Can Raise Latino Participation in STEM Careers, Report Says, Chronicle of Higher Education, 5.17.2012
      3. [AP] California Universities Weigh Higher Tuition, Oregonian, 5.17.2012
      4. A Generation Hobbled by the Soaring Cost of College, New York Times, 5.12.2012, by Andrew Martin and Andrew W. Lehren 


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] A generation’s burden, Register-Guard, 5.16.2012
      2. [Column] The system worked? A reality check for Portland State and Provost Roy Koch, Oregonian, 5.15.2012, by Steve Duin
      3. [Editorial] Ag business program great fit for Hermiston, Hermiston Herald, 5.15.2012
      4. With Oregon agriculture coming off record sales year, Hermiston may get new ag-business center, Oregonian, 5.15.2012, by Eric Mortenson
      5. Why Bend could be Oregon’s next college town, The Source Weekly, 5.16.2012, by Eric Flowers
      6. Bernard Osher Foundation awards $1 million to SOU, Mail Tribune, 5.12.2012
      7. Collaboration work groups look to university at third outreach meeting, Gazette-Times, 5.16.2012, by Gail Cole


      • OUS:
      1. [Column] Support OSU-Cascades expansion, Bend Bulletin, 5.13.2012, by John Costa
      2. [Guest Columnist] Portland State urban renewal plan shortchanges crucial city services, Oregonian, 5.15.2012, by Shelley Lorenzen and Debbie Aiona
      3. Urban renewal could bring $50 million in improvements to PSU, Vanguard, 5.15.2012, by Isaac Hotchkiss
      4. Ability to fire university presidents under debate after new draft considering institutional boards, Daily Emerald, 5.14.2012, by Sam Stites
      5. UO students reject $100 million student union project, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.11.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      6. [Guest Columnist] Teaching beyond the traditional academic template with online learning, Oregonian, 5.11.2012, by Wayne Scott
      7. Journalism in a digital world, Mail Tribune, 5.15.2012, by John Darling
      8. Students harness the wind at annual MESA Day at Portland State University, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 5.15.2012
      9. University blocks attempt to unionize, Daily Barometer, 5.15.2012, by Don Iler
      10. Veterans can apply for new educational program, Daily Barometer, 5.13.2012, by Don Iler
      11. More college-bound Californians are heading out of state, Sacramento Bee, 5.6.2012, by Phillip Reese
      • Other Oregon Higher Education:
      1. COCC begins work in Redmond, Bend Bulletin, 5.15.2012, by Patrick Cliff
      • National:
      1. [AP] More private colleges offering tuition discounts, Oregonian, 5.15.2012
      2. Slowly, as Student Debt Rises, Colleges Confront Costs, New York Times, 5.14.12, by Andrew Martin















      • OUS:
      1. OSU pumps cash into Oregon during recession, Daily Astorian, 5.2.2012, by Edward Stratton
      2. [Opinion] Student debt (still) a really big problem, Vanguard, 4.30.2012, by Emily Gravlin
      3. [Editorial] Lesson learned, Mail Tribune, 5.1.2012
      4. Group rallies, marches to administration building, Gazette-Times, 5.2.2012, by Gail Cole
      5. University of Oregon design class assists disabled athletes with help of Nike instructors, Oregonian, 5.1.2012, by Allan Brettman
      6. PSU hires full-time vocational rehabilitation counselor for veterans, Vanguard, 5.1.2012, by Austen Ruzicka
      7. In downtown Portland, Gordon Center marks 40 years of PSU day care, Oregonian, 5.2.2012, by Anne Saker
      8. Sustainable printing system implemented in Neuberger Hall computer lab, Vanguard, 5.1.2012, by Gwen Shaw
      • K-12:
      1. $1.8M in state funds given to career and technical education programs, Daily Journal of Commerce, 5.1.2012, by Lee Fehrenbacher
      • National:
      1. Watch Your Mouth, Inside Higher Ed, 5.2.2012, by Kevin Kiley
      2. What Do Today's Students Think About the Future of Higher Ed?, Huffington Post, 5.2.2012, by Jeff Selingo


      • OUS:
      1.  [Column] Baby boomers pass along time bomb of college costs, Oregonian, 4.28.2012, by David Sarasohn
      2. Colleges and universities brace for student loan defaults, Portland Business Journal, 4.27.2012, by Matthew Kish
      3. Huge university solar project clears one more hurdle, Daily Journal of Commerce, 4.30.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      4. OSU is in touch online, Portland Business Journal, 4.27.2012, by Maureen McGrain
      5. SOU breaks ground on latest dorm complex, Mail Tribune, 4.28.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      6. Tuition increase for PSU honors program, Daily Vanguard, 4.30.2012, by Kevin Rackham
      7. National social work leader and former PSU Dean Kristine Nelson dies, Oregonian, 5.1.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      8. Multnomah County commissioners split on Portland State University urban renewal, Oregonian, 5.1.2012, by Beth Slovic
      • Other Higher Education:
      1. LCC students join their colleagues across the state who are openly fearful of increasing their future debt load, Register-Guard, 4.28.2012, by Diane Dietz
      • K-12:
      1. Douglas County schools work to increase college enrollment, News-Review, 5.1.2012, by Inka Bajandas
      • National:
      1. States Struggling To Slow Tuition Growth, Stateline, 5.1.2012, by Ben Wieder
      2. [Opinion] Waging War on Higher Education, Huffington Post, 5.1.2012, by Paul Stoller
      3. Help For The Economy? Not From Debt-Bound Grads, NPR, 4.28.2012


      • OUS:
      1. OUS proposal for institutional boards a work in progress, Daily Emerald, 4.26.2012, by Sam Stites
      2. SOU breaks ground for new dorms, dining hall, Mail Tribune, 4.27.2012
      3. OSU teams with Oregon Industry Cluster Network, Portland Business Journal, 4.26.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      • National:
      1. [AP] Obama targets diploma mills that market to vets, Oregonian, 4.27.2012
      2. President and Parties Focus on Proposals to Keep Student-Loan Interest Low, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4.25.2012, by Emma Roller


      • OUS:
      1. UO’s union objections withdrawn, Register-Guard, 4.25.2012, by Diane Dietz
      2. UO faculty and administrators reach union agreement, KVAL News, 4.24.2012
      3. UO bends on faculty union, Statesman Journal, 4.24.2012
      4. [AP] Committee Wants U Of O President Who Collaborates, OPB, 4.23.2012
      5. OSU English instructor receives Oregon Book Award, Gazette-Times, 4.25.2012
      6. Two Portland State professors win Oregon Book Awards, Oregonian, 4.25.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      7. The growth of an administration, Daily Vanguard, 4.26.2012, by Kali Simmons
      8. Student walk-out highlights tension between students, administration, Siskiyou, 4.23.2012, by Nathan Dickey and Nils Holst
      9. Town-and-gown forum draws south campus neighbors, students, Gazette-Times, 4.25.2012, by Gail Cole
      10. PSU offers new retirement incentives to seasoned staff, Daily Vanguard, 4.26.2012, by Desmond Fuller
      11. Oregon senator’s bill mandates colleges publish information, Daily Vanguard, 4.26.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      • Other Oregon Higher Education:
      1. Tuition Hike Planned For Central Oregon Community College, OPB, 4.25.2012, by David Nogueras
      • K-12:
      1. College-bound in North Powder, Observer, 4.25.2012, by Dick Mason
      2. When a 30:1 student teacher ratio seems normal, have we reached an extreme?, Oregonian, 4.26.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      3. School cuts fuel UPSET uprising, Portland Tribune, 4.26.2012, by Jennifer Anderson
      • National:
      1. Education Slowdown Threatens U.S., Wall Street Journal, 4.26.2012, by David Wessel and Stephanie Banchero
      2. Negotiating The College Funding Labyrinth, NPR, 4.24.2012, by Claudio Sanchez
      3. 'Performance funding' making its way into higher education, McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, 4.26.2012
      4. [Editorial] Extend student loan rates, Register-Guard, 4.25.2012






      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] For OSU-Cascades, preparation and opportunity, Bend Bulletin, 4.23.2012
      2. OSU Planning Four-Year University in Bend, KTVZ News Sources, 4.21.2012
      3. OSU President Promoting Central Oregon Growth, KBNW News Radio Central Oregon, 4.20.2012
      4. OUS seeks collaborator, Register-Guard, 4.22.2012, by Diane Dietz
      5. University-city partnership to expand across U.S., Statesman Journal, 4.19.2012, by Beth Casper
      6. International student task force tackles sustainability of the world’s river deltas, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 4.20.2012
      7. Program gives college students a break on out-of-state tuition, LA Times, 4.22.2012, by Larry Gordon
      8. Oregon universities overhaul health insurance and some students win, some lose, some pay five times more, Oregonian, 4.20.2012, by Bill Graves
      9. OSU to buy Nypro building, Gazette-Times, 4.23.2012
      10. SOU Dorm Construction Begins, KOBI-TV News, 4.20.2012
      11. [Editorial] Donors and dinos, Register-Guard, 4.20.2012
      12. Kelly says pot use not as common as reported, Register-Guard, 4.20.2012, by Rob Moseley
      • State:
      1. Union groups ready initiative to give corporate kicker to schools, Portland Tribune, 4.20.2012, by Steve Law    



      • K-12:
        1. The Myth of Black Children Failing School, Portland Observer, 4.18.2012, by Ron Herndon



      • OUS:
      1. Budget woes at OIT, Herald and News, 4.18.2012, by Andrew Creasey
      2. [AP] Oregon short of college goal, East Oregonian, 4.18.2012
      3. [Editorial] College credits boost high schoolers' transcripts and futures, Oregonian, 4.17.2012
      4. [Editorial] Education by the numbers, Daily Barometer, 4.18.2012
      5. OSU celebrates newly dubbed Furman Hall, Gazette-Times, 4.18.2012, by Gail Cole
      6. OSU among 16 greenest colleges, Sustainable Business Oregon, 4.17.2012, by Christina Williams
      7. Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships to Attend Korea University of Technology Summer School, Oregon Tech, 4.18.2012
      8. TED speakers talk environment issues, Gazette-Times, 4.17.2012, by Gail Cole
      9. Student insurance plan gets major overhaul for 2012–13, Vanguard, 4.17.2012, by Gwen Shaw
      10. University of Oregon student group funds bike share system, Bike Portland, 4.18.2012, by Jonathan Maus
      11. Former UO president Richard Lariviere hired as CEO of Chicago Field Museum of Natural History, Daily Emerald, 4.17.2012, by Sam Stites
      12. Chicago Field Museum hires Richard Lariviere, ousted University of Oregon president, as its new leader, Oregonian, 4.18.2012, by Bill Graves
      • National:
      1. [AP] Recruitment by for-profit colleges targeted, Oregonian, 4.18.2012
      2. College Completion Data Becomes The New Focus Of K-12 Education, With Help From Harvard, Huffington Post, 4.18.2012, by Joy Resmovits
      3. Public Higher Education: Too Big -- and Far Too Important -- to Fail, Huffington Post, 4.17.2012, by Gene Block



      • OUS: 
      1. [Editorial] Ron Wyden's plan to provide students more college information is only a first step, Oregonian, 4.15.2012
      2. [Editorial] Our Views: Students have a right to know, East Oregonian, 4.15.2012
      3. Wyden pushes for college transparency in Pendleton, East Oregonian, 4.14.2012, by Kathy Aney
      4. [Editorial] Agriculture delivers a bumper crop of good news for rural Oregon, Oregonian, 4.13.2012
      5. Is there money for student housing in education urban renewal plan?, Oregonian, 4.16.2012, by Brad Schmidt
      6. OSU-Cascades Adds Two New Teaching Degrees, KTVZ News Sources, 4.13.2012
      7. Former Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski joins PSU faculty, Vanguard, 4.11.2012, by Desmond Fuller


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] PSU's particular problems, Oregonian, 4.12.2012
      2. University celebrates Earth Week with ECOchallenge, Daily Emerald, 4.12.2012, by Sam Stites
      3. Former UO president Richard Lariviere top candidate to head Chicago natural history museum, Oregonian, 4.13.2012, by Bill Graves
      • National:
      1. [AP] Fewer women earn degrees in high-tech fields, Bend Bulletin, 4.13.2012, by Meagan Pant
      2. [AP] Community colleges must address dropout rates to be viable, Bend Bulletin, 4.13.2012




      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Students need to know what income they can expect, Bend Bulletin, 4.11.2012
      2. Wyden bill would set up U.S. higher education database, Mail Tribune, 4.11.2012, by Teresa Ristow
      3. Did Kramer overreach in Oregon?, Current, 4.9.2012, by Alicia Shepard
      4. Solar Program Stalls, KOBI, 4.10.2012, by Lyle Ahrens
      5. University and Oregon State University only Pac-12 schools without campus police force, Daily Emerald, 4.10.2012, by Branden Andersen
      6. Data blast, Mail Tribune, 4.11.2012, by Ryan Pfeil
      7. University of Oregon janitor accused of stealing more than $10,000 of electronics, video games from campus buildings, Oregonian, 4.10.2012, by Kate Mather
      • K-12:
      1. Students React to New High School Graduation Requirements, KEZI, 4.9.2012, by Jennifer Richardson




      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Columnist] Portland State University's path to fiscal stability, budget transparency, Oregonian, 4.7.2012, by Wim Wiewel
      2. Faculty union making progress at UO — but what about OSU?, Gazette-Times, 4.9.2012, by Gail Cole
      3. Dispute on Proposed Faculty Union at Oregon, Inside Higher Ed, 4.9.2012
      4. City Club hosts OSU president, Bend Bulletin, 4.7.2012
      • K-12:
      1. [Opinion] State needs stable way to pay for education, Statesman Journal, 4.7.2012
      2. First seniors put to the test, Register-Guard, 4.7.2012, by Susan Palmer


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Higher ed achievement compacts better than K-12 version, Bend Bulletin, 4.4.2012
      2. OSU joins the drone test field, Bend Bulletin, 4.6.2012, by Duffie Taylor
      3. UO undergrads win national Goldwater science scholarships, Statesman Journal, 4.5.2012
      4. OSU-city collaboration effort to host town hall meetings, Gazette-Times, 4.6.2012
      5. Black Student Union Calls Out DPS and Campus Newspaper, KEZI, 4.5.2012, by Kelsey Card
      6. UO Moves To Limit Membership Of Proposed Union, OPB, 4.5.2012, by Rob Manning
      7. LEED Platinum In Oregon, Earth Techling, 4.6.2012, by Susan DeFreitas
      8. SOU students protest firing of Women's Resource Center head, Daily Tiding, 4.6.2012




      • OUS:
      1. Oregon MESA receives $216,000 grant for invention education, Daily Vanguard, 4.3.2012, by Austen Ruzicka
      2. New PSU Entrepreneurial Center hits the ground running, Daily Vanguard, 4.3.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      3. UO Career Center provides students with resources to be successful, Daily Emerald, 4.3.2012, by Eddie Paskal
      4. Growth stunted for nation’s first ‘living building’, Daily Vanguard, 4.3.2012, by Alex Mierjeski
      5. Ramaswamy leaves achievements behind as he departs, Daily Barometer, 4.3.2012, by Vinay Ramakrishnan
      • Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. University of Portland to change identity of library, Daily Journal of Commerce, 4.3.2012, by Reed Jackson
      • K-12:
      1. Students needing special education in Oregon on the rise, Oregonian, 4.4.2012, by Wendy Owen
      • National:
      1. [AP] U.S. student debt threatens economic recovery, Oregonian, 4.3.2012
      2. [Opinion] The cost of college: A balancing act, CNN, 4.4.2012, by Carl Azuz
      3. [Opinion] How Higher Education Fails Us All, Huffington Post, 4.2.2012, by Patricia Leavy


      • OUS:
      1. EOU Leadership Week set for April 9-14, Observer, 4.3.2012
      2. SOU plans layoffs after June to balance budget, Mail Tribune, 4.3.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      3. University of Oregon building would be one of few LEED platinum science facilities, Daily Journal of Commerce, 4.2.2012, by Reed Jackson
      4. The Daily Barometer named best student newspaper, Life@OSU, 4.2.2012
      5. Former Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski takes teaching position at Portland State University, Oregonian, 3.28.2012, by Jeff Mapes
      6. Portland's Electric Avenue Driving Electric Cars Into The Mainstream, Forbes, 3.26.2012, by Justin Gerdes
      7. Charging Lessons Learned From Portland's Electric Avenue, Forbes, 3.27.2012, by Justin Gerdes
      • K-12:
      1. More than 100 teaching jobs would disappear from Portland schools under budget-cutting plan, Oregonian, Betsy Hammond


      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Columnist] PSU stakeholders need transparency, access to university budget information, Oregonian, 4.1.2012, by Jennifer Schuberth
      2. [Editorial] Don't stop now: Dispute between JPR, SOU shouldn't scuttle potentially valuable projects, Mail Tribune, 3.30.2012
      3. Larson's 'stunned' over recent JPR-SOU events, Mail Tribune, 3.29.2012, by Damian Mann
      4. Kramer refutes audit concerns, Daily Tidings, 3.28.2012, by Damian Mann
      5. SOU Laying Off Staff, Students to pay more, KOBI 5, 3.29.2012
      6. Oregon Sustainability Center's funding and leadership fluctuates, putting project in doubt, Oregonian, 3.28.2012, by Beth Slovic
      7. OSU-Cascades moves in, Bend Bulletin, 4.1.2012, by Patrick Cliff
      8. First Lady Michelle Obama to deliver commencement address at Oregon State University, Oregonian, 3.28.2012, by Nick Houtman
      9. PSU's Sergio Palleroni has dedicated his career to helping communities in need, Architectural Record, 3.28.2012, by John Kirkland
      10. Course attracts computer science students over spring break, Life @ OSU, 4.2.2012, by Gail Sumida
      11. ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor, LCC student body president arrested in D.C. protest, Daily Emerald, 4.1.2012, by Sam Stites
      12. League honors bike-friendly universities, Bicycle Retailer, 3.29.2012
      • Other Oregon Higher ed:
      1. Umpqua Community College plans major expansion in Roseburg, Daily Journal of Commerce, 3.28.2012, by Reed Jackson


      • OUS:
      1. First Lady to give OSU commencement speech, Gazette-Times, 3.28.2012
      2. PSU signs research agreement with the Smithsonian Institution, Oregonian, 3.19.2012, by Charles Pope
      3. Conflicting signals, Mail Tribune, 3.27.2012, by Damian Mann
      4. OSU solar partner goes bankrupt, Natural Resource Report, 3.28.2012
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] Compacts need local effort, Register-Guard, 3.27.2012
      2. Oregon's new education board approves achievement gauges for every level of schooling, Oregonian, 3.27.2012, by Bill Graves
      3. Education Scholar Encourages Innovation, OPB, 3.26.2012, by Rob Manning
      • National:
      1. Enrollments Grow, but More Slowly, Inside Higher Ed, 3.28.2012, by Doug Lederman
      2. More Students Are Enrolled in College and on Financial Aid, Annual Report Shows, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.27.2012, by Joanna Chau
      3. Marketing and communications and the changing higher education market, Drum, 3.26.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] With university governing boards, Oregon must protect the values of its higher education system, Oregonian, 3.23.2012
      2. PSU selects Sona Andrews as new provost and vice president for academic affairs, Oregonian, 3.23.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. SOU terminates JPR's Ron Kramer as of June 30, Mail Tribune, 3.25.2012, by Damian Mann
      4. JPR Audit Initiates A Debate Over Role Of Leader, Mail Tribune, 3.22.2012, by Sanne Specht
      5. Project aims for more women in sciences, Mail Tribune, 3.26.2012, by John Darling
      6. More money for WOU science center, Statesman Journal, 3.25.2012, by Justin Much
      7. Cooperative innovation key to breakthroughs, Sustainable Business Oregon, 3.23.2012, by David Johnson
      8. Building costumes and character, Daily Tidings, 3.26.2012, by Nia Towne
      • State:
      1. [AP] Many variables will affect education plan's success, 3.26.2012, by Jonathan J. Cooper
      • National:
      1. [Opinion] For states, the higher education tuition well seems about to run dry, Oregonian, 3.24.2012, by David Sarasohn
      2. [Opinion] Hispanics are crucial to college completion goals, Washington Post, 3.25.2012, by Daniel de Vise and Judith Maxwell Greig
      3. [Opinion] Big Philanthropy's Role in Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.25.2012, by Stanley N. Katz


      • OUS:
      1. State and Local Spending on Higher Education Reached a New 25-Year Low in 2011, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.16.2012, by Eric Kelderman
      2. Tech startups face challenges, Portland Tribune, 3.21.2012, by Jim Redden
      3. In Portland, Food Innovation Center links farms to forks, and rural Oregon to international markets, Oregonian, 3.21.2012, by Eric Mortenson
      4. When garbage is good, Daily Tidings, 3.21.2012, by Nia Towne
      5. Internal Audit of Jefferson Public Radio and Foundation, KOBI, 3.21.2012, by Christine Pitawanich
      6. Dissertation Dispute, Federal Case, Inside Higher Ed, 3.22.2012, by Kaustuv Basu
      • K-12:
      1. Extending an Education, Itemizer-Observer, 3.20.2012, by Jolene Guzman
      2. Mayor's race runs through schools, Portland Tribune, 3.22.2012, by Jennifer Anderson
      • State:
      1. Achievement compacts foundation of governor’s school plan, Register-Guard, 3.22.2012, by Susan Palmer


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Something needed to grow on, Oregonian, 3.20.2012
      2. [Editorial] Give universities room to operate, but not at expense of other schools, Herald and News, 3.20.2012
      3. OSU's graduate employee union takes steps to represent research assistants, Gazette-Times, 3.21.2012, by Gail Cole
      4. CGE wants to unionize research assistants, Daily Barometer, 3.16.2012, by Don Iler
      5. Local team qualifies for national robotics event, Democrat-Herald, 3.20.2012
      6. Strategy pays off for Robot Rookies, Herald and News, 3.20.2012, by Samantha Tipler
      7. Liberty High School's robotics team finishes 26th in FIRST Robotics Rebound Rumble, Hillsboro Argus, 3.15.2012, by Kathy Fuller
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. RCC looks at cutting programs, laying off 10, Mail Tribune, 3.21.2012, by Teresa Ristow
      2. Portland Community College awards contract for renovation and expansion, Daily Journal of Commerce, 3.19.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      • National:
      1. So Close, Inside Higher Ed, 3.21.2012, by Kaustuv Basu


      • OUS:
      1. State Board of Higher Education supports local governing boards for universities that want them, Oregonian, 3.16.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. University of Oregon faculty and Oregon State University graduate employees seek union representation, Oregonian, 3.16.2012, by Bill Graves
      3. State enacts HB 3471 waving college tuition for Oregon foster kids, Newberg Graphic, 3.13.2012, by Laurent Bonczijk
      4. Latino students urged to stay in school, get involved politically, Mail Tribune, 3.17.2012, by John Darling
      5. New Cornell program to start, Bend Bulletin, 3.20.2012
      6. Riverfront Research Park to undergo construction for new research building, Oregonian, 3.16.2012, by Julie Brown
      7. CASE recognizes OSU Foundation CEO, Gazette-Times, 3.19.2012
      • Other Higher Ed:
      1. Portland Community College President Preston Pulliams says he'll retire in 2013, Oregonian, 3.16.2012, by Bill Graves


      • OUS:
      1. Faculty submit union petition, Register-Guard, 3.16.2012, by Christian Wihtol
      2. UO faculty sign up for union, Gazette-Times, 3.16.2012
      3. United Academics takes step forward to establishing faculty union, Daily Emerald, 3.14.2012, by Sam Stites
      4. OUS institutes new firearms policy, Siskiyou, 3.15.2012, by Don Bagwell
      5. Construction begins on $17M building in UO research park, KVAL, 3.15.2012, by Olivia Aly
      6. Charity challenge, Register-Guard, 3.16.2012, by Diane Dietz
      7. Office of Sustainability awards first Green Office certification, Daily Emerald, 3.15.2012, by Sam Stites
      8. Higher One may not be the best choice for banking, critics say, Siskiyou, 3.15.2012, by Chad Ference
      9. Residents Weigh in on Higher Education Survey, KEZI, 3.15.2012, by Nha Nguyen
      • Other Higher Ed:
      1. PCC leader will retire next year, Portland Tribune, 3.16.2012
      2. [AP] Wash. Senate budget writers agree: No education cuts, KATU, 3.16.2012, by Mike Baker
      • National:
      1. Public Higher Ed Tuition: Students Footing More Of The Bill, Huffington Post, 3.16.2012, by Justin Pope
      2. Students Protest Doubling of Loan Interest Rates and Ask Congress for Relief, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.13.2012, by Emma Roller


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Owls give OIT, town visibility they otherwise wouldn’t have, Herald and News, 3.14.2012
      2. Ya-Hoot! Hustlin’ Owls national title rallies community, Herald and News, 3.15.2012, by Alex Powers
      3. Union Win at Oregon, Inside Higher Ed, 3.15.2012, by Kaustuv Basu
      4. College plans to stay on course, Capitol Press, 3.15.2012, by Mitch Lies
      5. Three years later, OSU’s food pantry sees growing need, Gazette-Times, 3.15.2012, by Gail Cole
      • State:
      1. Education reforms raise funding questions, Oregon Business, 3.15.2012, by Linda Baker
      • K-12:
      1. Cradle to Career makes 'massive' effort to tackle school failure in Multnomah County, Oregonian, 3.15.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. Districts to have more input on school achievement, West Linn Tiding, 3.15.2012, by Rebecca Randall
      • National Education:
      1. [Op-ed] Teaching without, Oregonian, 3.14.2012, by Richard W. Riley and Arthur Levine
      2. How much do they learn? Answer unsettles colleges, Washington Post, 3.15.2012, by Daniel de Vise


      • OUS:
      1. Presidential Search Committee to start looking at candidates, Daily Emerald, 3.12.2012, by Sam Stites
      2. University facing $23 million budget deficit in 2014–15, Daily Vanguard, 3.12.2012, by Cheryl Rodgers
      3. City of Portland unveils grand goals for PSU growth, Daily Vanguard, 3.12.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      4. Help make a difference in a young person's life, Mail Tribune, 3.12.2012, by Teresa Ristow
      5. Community instigates energy-saving opportunities, Daily Barometer, 3.12.2012, by Kim Kenny
      6. OSU, city compile collaboration work groups, Gazette-Times, 3.14.2012
      7. Interim President Berdahl speaks to OEIB on achievement compacts, Daily Emerald, 3.13.2012, by Sam Stites
      8. Adjuncts and Postdocs Are Among U. of Oregon Faculty Who Vote to Unionize, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.14.2012
      9. Oregon Tech, Miles Celebrate Championship Tinged by Tragedy, New York Times, 3.14.2012, by Greg Bishop
      10. Men's basketball: Oregon Tech wins NAIA Division II national championship, Oregonian, 3.14.2012, by Pat Dailey
      11. [Opinion] Oregon’s new gun policy draws blanks, Vanguard, 3.12.2012, by Eva-Jeanette Rawlins
      12. [Opinion] Governing their own, Vanguard, 3.12.2012, by Katherine Boyce
      • State:
      1. Every Oregon school district must specify how many students it aims to graduate, get to college, Oregonian, 3.14.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. [AP] Oregon board looks at achievement, Statesman Journal, 3.13.2012, by Jonathan J. Cooper
      3. [AP] Oregon board digs into school achievement compacts, Statesman Journal, by Jonathan J. Cooper
      4. Education Investment Board Approves Guidelines, OPB, 3.13.2012, by Rob Manning
      5. Board Finishing Education Guidelines For Oregon Schools, OPB, 3.12.2012, by Rob Manning
      6. Oregon on road to education reform, Statesman Journal, 3.10.2012
      • Other Higher Ed:
      1. Oregon Health & Science University Foundation searching for new leader; memorial scheduled for Allan Price, Oregonian, 3.13.2012, by Nick Budnick
      • National:
      1. [Editorial] Rising college prices: Is federal policy partly to blame?, Washington Post, 3.12.2012, by Daniel de Vise and Catharine Hill


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] We got lots of policy makers, Democrat Herald, 3.9.2012
      2. Letters: gun rights, Oregonian, 3.8.2012
      3. Tuition equity for undocumented students continues to be hot topic in Oregon, Daily Emerald, 3.8.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      4. Students find sexual assault policy draft unsatisfactory, Daily Emerald, 3.8.2012, by Becky Metrick
      5. Oregon Sustainability Center team to look for private backers, Sustainable Business Oregon, 3.7.2012, by Christina Williams
      6. OUS uses policy to ban campus guns, Itemizer-Observer, 3.6.2012, by Craig Coleman
      7. Getting Boys to College, One Student at a Time, Skanner, 2.27.2012, by Lisa Loving
      8. Obama appoints OSU dean to lead national ag institute, Capitol Press, 3.9.2012, by Mitch Lies
      9. Sonny Ramaswamy, ag dean at OSU, adapts and grows everywhere he goes, Oregonian, 3.10.2012, by Eric Mortenson
      10. OSU dean joins Obama administration, Gazette-Times, 3.10.2012, by Peg Herring
      11. Robert Berdahl, University of Oregon interim president, catches PERS wave and $115,000 a year, Oregonian, 3.10.2012, by Bill Graves
      12. [Editorial] Public pensions remain private in too many places, USA Today, 3.11.2012
      13. Opposing view: Public workers deserve privacy, By Mary Botkin, USA Today (companion article to previous editorial), 3.11.12
      14. OUS solar project hits bump with REDCO bankruptcy, Sustainable Business Oregon, 3.9.2012, by Christina Williams
      15. Campus gun ban a pointless endeavor and guns are a pointless possession, Daily Barometer, 3.11.2012, by Robert Fix
      16. Colleges find ways to foil pro-gun rulings, Washington Times, 3.8.2012, by Valerie Richardson
      • State:
      1. Oregon Creates New Education Scorecard, KDRV, 3.9.2012, by Steven Sandberg
      2. Other Higher Ed:
      3. [Guest Opinion] The immigration issue from a student’s point of view, Newberg Graphic, 3.6.2012, by Sergio Cisneros
      4. Michael Hay brings IT background to Mt. Hood Community College presidency, Oregonian, 3.9.2012, by James Mayer
      • National:
      1. Student Swirl and the Coming Threat to Higher Education, Huffington Post, 3.9.2012, by Jeff Selingo
      2. [Op-Ed] Narrowing the New Class Divide, New York Times, 3.7.2012, by Charles Murray


      • OUS:
      1. Bills Approve New OSU Residence Hall, Student Center, KEZI, 3.7.2012, by Heather Turner
      2. Guns banned on OUS campuses, Daily Vanguard, 3.7.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      3. State workers raise $890,000 for local causes, Statesman Journal, 3.7.2012, by Dennis Thompson Jr.
      4. Oregon MESA awarded $216,000 grant to focus on "invention education", Oregonian, 3.8.2012, by John Kirkland
      5. Online Atlas of Oregon Lakes developed by PSU research team, Oregonian, 3.8.2012, by John Kirkland
      6. Campus smoking policy under review, Daily Vanguard, 3.7.2012, by Jennifer Woodman
      7. University General Counsel to split cost of legal services for athletics NCAA investigation, Daily Emerald, 3.7.2012, by Sam Stites
      • National:
      1. Ron Wyden puts a number to the soaring cost of college - 439 percent, Oregonian, 3.7.2012


      • OUS:
      1. Governor John Kitzhaber signs Senate Bill 1581 regarding education reform, Daily Emerald, 3.7.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      2. Lawmakers OK new OSU construction, Gazette-Times, 3.7.2012, by Gail Cole
      3. Oregon Bans Guns on State Campuses, Chronicle of Higher Education, 3.3.2012
      4. Oregon Moves to Ban Guns on Campuses, Inside Higher Ed, 3.5.2012
      5. Hoke renovation plan hinges on student vote, Observer, 3.6.2012, by Dick Mason
      6. Student approval of fee paves way for Hoke remodel, Observer, 3.7.2012, by Dick Mason
      7. OSU Increases Capital Campaign Goal to $1B, KEZI, 3.6.2012, by Heather Turner
      8. PSU urban renewal district may land Multnomah Co. $19M, Portland Business Journal, 3.6.2012, by Matthew Kish
      9. Adams responds to Oregon Sustainability Center funding failure, Daily Journal of Commerce, 3.6.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      10. Metamaterial discovery opens avenue to new products and industries using negative refraction, Material Views, 3.7.2012, by Stefan Hildebrandt
      11. February 2011 audit warned of possible personnel shortcomings in OIT, Vanguard, 3.5.2012, by Kali Simmons
      12. [AP] Huge housing project aimed at UO students worries downtown Eugene residents fearful of rowdiness, Oregonian, 3.6.2012
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] Large results in so little time, Oregonian, 3.6.2012
      2. [Editorial] Debut of annual sessions, Register-Guard, 3.7.2012
      3. [Editorial] Legislature got the essential work done, Gazette-Times, 3.7.2012
      4. Kitzhaber gets his way on legislative priorities, Register-Guard, 3.7.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      5. Oregon governor, legislative leaders gather to sign bills and praise the 2012 session, Oregonian, 3.6.2012, by Michelle Cole
      6. Governor, legislators already looking ahead to 2013, Statesman Journal, 3.6.2012, by Queenie Wong
      • National:
      1. Campus Gun Ban Struck Down, Inside Higher Ed, 3.6.2012, by Allie Grasgreen


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon Legislature adjourns 2012 session with final flurry of agreements, Oregonian, 3.5.2012, by Harry Esteve
      2. [Opinion] Guns don't belong on campus, Mail Tribune, 3.6.2012
      3. [Editorial] No-gun policy unnecessary, Democrat Herald, 3.1.2012
      4. OSU sets goal of $1 billion by 2014, Register-Guard, 3.6.2012, by Diane Dietz
      5. Campaign aims for a billion, Daily Barometer, 3.5.2012, by Joce DeWitt
      6. Oregon Sustainability Center denied funding, Portland Tribune, 3.6.2012, by Jim Redden
      7. Oregon Sustainability Center denied financing, Sustainable Business Oregon, 3.6.2012, by Christina Williams
      8. [Opinion] Universities can save by cutting middle management, Mail Tribune, 2.28.2012, by Rebecca Sandoval
      9. Shelley Gunton to guide PSU's new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Oregonian, 3.5.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      10. PSU business students develop new strategies for local small businesses, Oregonian, 3.5.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      11. State and University Employees Give Generously to Charities, Salem-News, 3.2.2012
      • Other Oregon Higher Education:
      1. Directives changing the focus at TVCC, Argus Observer, 3.6.2012, by Jessica Keller


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Governor should veto gun law, Oregonian, 2.4.2012
      2. Gun restrictions return to campus, Register-Guard, 2.3.2012, by Greg Bolt
      3. Oregon State Board of Higher Education resorts to policy to ban guns on campus, Oregonian, 3.2.2012, by Bill Graves
      4. University Leaders Push For Achievement Compacts, OPB, 3.5.2012, by Rob Manning
      5. House Bill 4061 passed Senate, headed to Governor’s desk, Daily Emerald, 3.4.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      6. Oregon Sustainability Center appears doomed without legislative approval for funding, Daily Journal of Commerce, 3.5.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      7. Mayor Adams: PSU to get urban renewal dollars, Portland Business Journal, 3.2.2012, by Matthew Kish
      8. Portland State University goes entrepreneurial, Portland Business Journal, 3.2.2012, by Matthew Kish
      9. Adams pushes OHSU/PSU commercialization, Portland Business Journal, 3.2.2012, by Andy Giegerich
      10. Task force finds unmet needs on campus, Vanguard, 3.1.2012, by Jennifer Woodman
      11. Oregon State ups fundraising goal to $1 billion, Portland Business Journal, 2.5.2012, by Matthew Kish
      12. UO hires new head of equity, inclusion, Register-Guard, 2.5.2012
      13. Oregon State hires John Rizzardini as chief marketing officer, Oregonian, 3.5.2012, by Paul Buker
      14. University of Oregon ends guaranteed admissions, aims to make school more competitive, flexible, Oregonian, 3.1.2012
      15. [Editorial] Grades aren’t everything, Register-Guard, 2.3.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] In Salem, nobody gets to fold, Oregonian, 2.29.2012
      2. Bill may be step to UO board, Register-Guard, 3.1.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      3. Board revisits campus gun ban, Register-Guard, 3.2.2012, by Diane Dietz and Saul Hubbard
      4. Gun rights advocates score a double-barreled victory in the Oregon Senate, Oregonian, 3.1.2012, by Michelle Cole
      5. DPS will use six-year transition to flesh out the best campus police force, Daily Emerald, 3.1.2012, by Becky Metrick
      6. Community mourns death of former Eastern president, Observer, 2.29.2012, by Dick Mason
      7. Learning programming from scratch, Register-Guard, 3.1.2012, by Melissa Adele Haskin
      8. University hires new vice president for equity and inclusion, Daily Emerald, 3.2.2012, by Sam Stites
      9. Breaking Ground In College Journalism, NPR, 2.29.2012
      10. Matthew Knight Arena falls short of revenue projections, KVAL News, 2.29.2012, by Crystal Price
      11. Law firm bills Oregon for $5,812.50 for work done in January on the NCAA investigation into the Ducks' recruiting, Oregonian, 2.29.2012, by Ken Goe
      • K-12:
      1. [Editorial] Taxpayer needs data to judge Expanded Options’ value, Bend Bulletin, 2.26.2012


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Higher education funding should be increased, Observer, 2.28.2012
      2. [Editorial] Banning guns from campuses, Oregonian, 2.28.2012
      3. Once declared dead, two gun-related bills come back to life in the Oregon Legislature, Oregonian, 2.28.2012, by Michelle Cole
      4. [AP] Higher education board pursues new option for campus gun ban, Bend Bulletin, 2.29.2012
      5. Legislators resurrect gun bills, Register-Guard, 2.29.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      6. Oregon Board May Try Again to Limit Guns on Campuses, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.28.2012
      7. Portland 'Sustainability Center' hits a wall at the Oregon Legislature, Oregonian, 2.28.2012, by Harry Esteve
      8. Enrollment boom boosts OUS cash reserves, Vanguard, 2.28.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      9. OUS enrollment breaches 100,000, schools face drawbacks, Daily Barometer, 2.29.2012, by Kristin Pugmire
      10. Two new courses in spring require attendance only half the time, Daily Barometer, 2.28.2012, by Amanda Antell
      11. Latest changes to the Oregon College Savings Plan explained, Oregonian, 2.29.2012, by Brent Hunsberger


      • OUS:
      1. Some Oregon universities oppose governing boards, Mail Tribune, 2.27.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      2. [Opinion] Independent university boards may not be the best structure for all campuses, Mail Tribune, 2.28.2012
      3. [Editorial] Stop leaning on the state’s university system and students to fill budget gaps, Herald and News, 2.27.2012
      4. [Opinion] Time to get a handle on tuition costs, World, 2.25.2012
      5. U.S. at record high for college degree attainment; Oregon lags behind, Daily Emerald, 2.27.2012, by Sam Stites
      6. [Opinion] Eastern achieves record enrollment and better health, East Oregonian, 2.27.2012
      7. Higher cost for higher ed, Observer, 2.28.2012, by Dick Mason
      8. Oregon State Board of Higher Education expected to ban guns on campus, again, Oregonian, 2.27.2012, by Bill Graves
      9. [AP] New approach to banning guns on campus, Herald and News, 2.28.2012
      10. Oregon Senate committee shelves gun control legislature, Vanguard, 2.28.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      11. Computer science still a male-dominated major at the University, Daily Emerald, 2.22.2012, by Josephine Woolington
      12. UO’s Iraqi Bridge, Register Guard, 2.28.2012, by Diane Dietz
      • K-12:
      1. [Opinion] Boosting graduation rates: First, look to repair family breakdown, Oregonian, 2.25.2012, by Elizabeth Hovde
      • State:
      1. Gov. John Kitzhaber pushes Oregon lawmakers to move his education bills, Oregonian, 2.24.2012, by Harry Esteve
      2. Subcommittee approves education bills for budget committee, Oregon Capitol News, 2.27.2012, by Scott Jorgensen
      3. [Opinion] Budget, management tools will strengthen education reforms, Statesman Journal, 2.27.2012, by Rep. Mark Johnson and Rep. Matt Wingard


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Talk is cheap, but education requires cash, Gazette-Times, 2.23.3012
      2. [Opinion] Guns blazin’, Vanguard, 2.23.2012, by Allison ONeil
      3. [Editorial] What has ASPSU done for you lately?, Vanguard, 2.23.2012
      4. [Opinion] As I see it: Union suggests ways to trim costs for OUS, Gazette-Times, 2.24.2012, by Gloria O’Brien
      5. Store goes green, Mail Tribune, 2.24.2012, by John Darling
      6. Extended campus experts answer questions about online courses, Daily Barometer, 2.23.2012, by Amanda Antell
      7. Winners and losers from the Oregon Legislature, Statesman Journal, 2.24.2012


      • OUS:
      1. Issue of governance boards raises concerns, Observer, 2.22.2012, by Dick Mason
      2. Southern Oregon College Classes On The Rise, KDRV, 2.22.2012, by Yessenia Anderson
      3. Sexual assault on Oregon campuses: Despite progress with rape reports, challenges remain, Oregonian, 2.23.2012, by Susan Nielsen
      4. University area: 'If I were not a college student ... I would avoid it', KVAL, 2.23.2012, by Katie Boer
      5. House bills to rein in ASOSU expenditures, Daily Barometer, 2.22.2012, by Don Iler
      6. For 41 Years, Town Cheers Danny’s Boys, New York Times, 2.22.2012, by Greg Bishop
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon far short of goals for high school, college attainment, Oregonian, 2.23.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      • State:
      1. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber voices frustration that health care, education reforms are bottled up, Oregonian, 2.22.2012, by Michelle Cole
      2. Kitzhaber will press on health, education bills, Statesman Journal, 2.22.2012, by Peter Wong


      • OUS:
      1.  [Editorial] OUS reserves are healthy, Register-Guard, 2.22.2012
      2.  Oregon college students call for an end to rising tuition, declining state support, Oregonian, 2.21.2012, by Bill Graves
      3.  With rising college costs, students fear higher ed out of reach, KATU News, 2.21.2012, by Patrick Preston
      4.  Oregon Student Association lobbies for restored budget, Daily Emerald, 2.21.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      5.  Oregon University System fights state legislature to prevent budget cuts, Daily Emerald, 2.21.2012, by Sam Stites
      6.  An unusual ‘pledge’ from the Oregon Student Association, Statesman Journal, 2.21.2012, by Peter Wong
      7.  Senate committee considers requirement for partial lottery funding of education, Oregon Capitol News, 2.22.2012, by Scott Jorgensen
      • National:
      1.  [Opinion] A Better Approach to 'Gainful Employment', Inside Higher Ed, 2.22.2012, by Mark Schneider
      2.  Supreme Court to reconsider affirmative action in higher education, McClatchy/Tribune - MCT Information Services, 2.21.2012




      • OUS:
      1. Tuition-Free Magnet Expands, Portland Observer, 2.15.2012
      2. OSU center gets grant to study offshore wind impact on birds, Sustainable Business Oregon, 2.16.2012, by Christina Williams
      3. 'Sandusky' bill passes state House, KPTV, 2.16.2012, by Jim Hyde
      • National:
      1. Colleges and Developers Find Common Ground to Build Student Housing, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.12.2012, by Scott Carlson


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Take education off the menu, Oregonian, 2.16.2012
      2. [Editorial] Legislature made right decision in holding off on governing boards, Daily Emerald, 2.15.2012
      3. [Guest Viewpoint] School reform on track for corporate failure, Register-Guard, 2.16.2012, by Shelley Jensen
      4. UO officials praise Obama budget, Portland Business Journal, 2.16.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      5. Proposed federal budget seen as positive for UO, other research universities, University of Oregon Media Relations, 2.15.2012
      6. College students give sustainable design tips to Springfield, Daily Journal of Commerce, by Reed Jackson
      7. Fix UC tuition reform proposal relevant to Oregon University System, student needs, Daily Emerald, 2.15.2012, by Ryan Dutch
      • K-12:
      1. School reform: Real work begins after feds reject Oregon's plans, Oregonian, 2.16.2012, by Susan Nielsen
      • National:
      1. Is Financial Aid Really Making College More Expensive?, Atlantic, 2.16.2012, by Jordan Weissmann


      • OUS:
      1. Study shows UO is large contributor to state's economy, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 2.15.2012
      2. Advancing diversity, Observer, 2.14.2012, by Dick Mason
      3. OSU students contribute to online archive of the American Film Institute, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 2.14.2012
      4. SOU upgrades computers and Wi-Fi, Mail Tribune, 2.13.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. OHSU master plan confirms plans to shift campuses, Portland Tribune, 2.13.2012, by Jim Redden
      2. University could expand to region, Bend Bulletin, 2.15.2012, by Jordan Novet
      3. PCC grows by more than 6 percent during winter term, Oregonian, 2.14.2012, by James G. Hill


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Oregon's test question: Who rules universities?, Oregonian, 2.11.2012
      2. Opinion pieces on Oregon Sustainability Center use fuzzy math: Portland City Hall roundup, Oregonian, 2.13.2012, by Beth Slovic
      3. UO economic impact: $2.12B, Portland Business Journal, 2.14.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      4. Education leadership will be SOU's first doctoral program, Mail Tribune, 2.12.2012, by Nils Holst
      5. Oregon Senate bill prohibiting firearms on campuses placed on hold, Daily Emerald, 2.13.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      6. PSU Day At The Capitol puts university issues front and center, Vanguard, 2.14.2012, by Sam Lloyd
      7. PSU graduate students assist Milwaukie in zoning revamp, Oregonian, 2.10.2012, by Molly Harbarger
      8. ASSOU and OSA to lobby Oregon legislators against high textbook prices, tuition increases, Siskiyou, 2.10.2012, by Nathan Dickey
      9. CSLA robotics team is recognized, Newberg Graphic, 1.31.2012
      10. Local students shine at LEGO Robotics state tournament, Wilsonville Spokesman, 2.7.2012, by Josh Kulla
      11. OSU Gets $600K To Study Wind Power's Affect On Birds, Bats, OPB, 2.14.2012, by Rob Manning
      • State:
      1. Prospects excellent that governor's plan for 'achievement compacts' will become law, Oregonian, 2.12.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. Oregon Education Transformation: More money, little reform, Oregon Business Report, 2.14.2012, by Dr. Eric Fruits
      • K-12:
      1. [Op-ed] Helping school districts: Some tips for education czar, Oregonian, 2.11.2012, by Sue Hildick and Dana Hepper
      2. LCC program puts high school students one step ahead, Register-Guard, 2.12.2012, by Greg Bolt
      • National:
      1. International College Students: New Issues for a New Normal, Huffington Post, 2.14.2012, by Freddie deBoer


      • OUS:
      1. UO alumni give $5 million in land to museum, Register-Guard, 2.10.2012
      2. Jefferson Middle College Program Adds Three Schools, Skanner News, 2.8.2012, by Helen Silvis
      3. Students brainstorm over Hillsboro development, Daily Journal of Commerce, 2.8.2012, by Lee Fehrenbacher
      4. UO Students Help Design New Springfield Public Library, KEZI, 2.7.2012, by Kelsey Card
      5. OSU, UP students join national efficiency competition, Sustainable Business Oregon, 2.9.2012, by Christina Williams
      6. UO outpaces OSU in athletics spending by 30%, Portland Business Journal, 2.9.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      7. DPS brings guns on campus to begin training, Daily Emerald, 2.9.2012, by Becky Metrick
      8. Dallas High robotics team gearing up for competition, Itemizer-Observer, 2.7.2012, by Jolene Guzman
      9. SOU's printmaking lab known for its nontoxic supplies and processes, Daily Tidings, 2.10.2012, by Nils Holst
      • State:
      1. Education reforms move to Senate floor, Oregon Capitol News, 2.9.2012, by Scott Jorgensen
      • National:
      1. Wyden Seeks to End College Guessing Game, KTVZ, 2.9.2012
      2. Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say, New York Times, 2.9.2012, by Sabrina Tavernise
      3. The Jobs University: How to Turn Our Schools Into Engines of Innovation, Atlantic, 2.10.2012, by David Rohde


      • OUS:
      1. Key legislators unite behind a plan to study university boards, Register-Guard, 2.8.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      2. Panel endorses governor's plan to require schools and colleges to sign outcome-focused 'achievement compacts', Oregonian, 2.8.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      3. PSU President Wim Wiewel leads delegation of PSU supporters to Oregon Capitol, Oregonian, 2.9.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      4. [Opinion] Payoff of sustainable Portland building worth the price, Bend Bulletin, 2.8.2012, by J. Clayton Hering
      5. Waiting for rain, Vanguard, 2.8.2012, by Holly Laycock
      6. OSU expands partnership to promote access for historically underrepresented students, Oregonian, 2.8.2012, by Todd Simmons
      7. More universities sign on to Jefferson scholarship plan, Portland Tribune, 2.8.2012, by Jennifer Anderson
      8. University Senate hosts presidential search forum, Daily Emerald, 2.8.2012, by Sam Stites
      9. Oregon students offer input on search for new University president, KVAL, 2.9.2012, by Crystal Price
      10. Computing at WOU gets a boost, Statesman Journal, 2.8.2012, by Justin Much
      11. PSU professor receives $50,000 grant, Vanguard, 2.8.2012, by Katrina Petrovich
      12. Ray advocates reform for higher ed athletics, Oregonian, 2.7.2012, by Todd Simmons
      13. AFT Council Affirms Partnership With AAUP, Inside Higher Ed, 2.8.2012
      • State:
      1. Public sounds off to Oregon Investment Education Board, Hermiston Herald, 2.3.2012, by Jennifer Colton
      2. More Oregon students take Advanced Placement exams before graduation, Oregonian, 2.8.2012, by Nicole Dungca
      • National:
      1. [Opinion] Why not a right to a college education?, CNN, 2.8.2012, Lester K. Spence
      2. 'We're Losing Our Minds', Inside Higher Ed, 2.9.2012, by Doug Lederman


      • OUS:
      1. Legislature to hear gun bills, Democrat-Herald, 2.6.2012, by Hasso Hering
      2. [Editorial] Complexity of OSU-city process could be daunting, Gazette-Times, 2.7.2012
      3. OSU-city collaboration sets stage for resolving town-gown issues, Gazette-Times, 2.7.2012, by Gail Cole
      4. University announces new budget model, Daily Vanguard, 2.7.2012, by Kali Simmons
      5. ASSOU Senate meeting outlines next year’s problematic funding situation for SOU, Siskiyou, 2.7.2012, by Don Bagwell
      6. College Coffers Are Filling Up, But Costs Are Slow to Come Down, Wall Street Journal, 2.7.2012, by Annamaria Andriotis
      7. Student facility remodels in flux, Register-Guard, 2.6.2012, by Greg Bolt
      8. Potential EMU concert hall is met with resistance, Daily Emerald, 2.6.2012, by Emily Schiola
      9. UO chemistry professor to discuss nanotechnology at science pub, Oregonian, 2.7.2012, by Julie Brown
      10. Student Sustainability Center sees dozens of project proposals, Daily Emerald, 2.6.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      11. 5 Ideas for Revamping NCAA Enforcement, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2.3.2012, by Brad Wolverton
      • State:
      1. [Editorial] Take a look at a 'compact', Democrat-Herald, 2.5.2012
      2. Board Considers Changes To How State Approaches Education, OPB, 2.6.2012, by Rob Manning
      • K-12:
      1. [Editorial] Showing up: learning's first step, Oregonian, 2.6.2012
      • National:
      1. A Radical Idea To Combat the Rising Cost of College, Time, 2.7.2012, by Kayla Webley



      • OUS:
      1. Budgetary concerns, enrollment growth factors in changing faculty demographics, Vanguard, 2.2.2012, by Jennifer Woodman
      2. Student political action committee to continue former University President Richard Lariviere’s legacy, Daily Emerald, 2.1.2012, by Betsy Swanback
      3. Preservation education gets a boost, Register-Guard, 2.2.2012, by Greg Bolt
      4. [Opinion] Drowning in drop outs, Vanguard, 2.1.2012, by Janieve Schnabel
      5. [Editorial] A transformative project, Register-Guard, 2.2.2012
      6. What’s Corvallis to do about growth?, Daily Barometer, 2.1.2012, by Don Iler
      7. 21 named to UO search committee, Register-Guard, 2.2.2012, by Greg Bolt
      8. PSU and PCC change co-enrollment agreement, Vanguard, 2.2.2012, by Kelly Hess
      9. Extension offers forestry classes, Register-Guard, 2.2.2012, by Christian Wihtol
      10. Local team wins Lego competition, Statesman Journal, 1.31.2012
      11. UO No. 10 in nation on Peace Corps Top Colleges rankings, Oregonian, 1.27.2012, by Julie Brown
      12. Hundreds of Portland State University students evacuated from dorm overnight, Oregonian, 2.2.2012
      • State:
      1. Education legislation focuses on improving early childhood services, Observer, 2.1.2012, by Dick Mason
      2. 'Penn State' bill introduced in House Education Committee: 2012 Oregon Legislature, Oregonian, 2.2.2012, by Janie Har


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Governor’s education plan moves too fast, Bend Bulletin, 1.30.2012
      2. Education legislation focuses on improving early childhood services, Observer, 2.1.2012, by Dick Mason
      3. OSU seeks bond funding as state legislature begins month-long session, Gazette-Times, 2.1.2012, by Gail Cole
      4. OUS announces names of search committee members charged with finding Richard Lariviere’s successor, Daily Emerald, 2.1.2012, by Franklin Bains
      5. Developer Art DeMuro donates $2.8M to UO, Portland Business Journal, 1.30.2012
      6. PCC, PSU renew ‘streamlined’ co-admission agreement, Forest Grove News-Times, 2.1.2012
      7. OSU research may boost bamboo business, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.30.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      8. Intel still leads nation in green power, Sustainable Business Oregon, 1.31.2012, by Christina Williams
      9. Complaint on firing of Lariviere rejected, Register-Guard, 2.1.2012
      10. OSU student engineers finalizing designs for Kenyan well, Gazette-Times, 2.1.2012, by Gail Cole
      11. Register now for diversity conference at EOU, Observer, 2.1.2012
      • National:
      1. Big Data's Arrival, Inside Higher Ed, 2.1.2012, by Paul Fain
      2. [Opinion] Stable funding the key to holding down college tuition, Seattle Times, 2.1.2012, by Elson S. Floyd


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Halting the tuition spiral, Register-Guard, 1.31.2012
      2. [Opinion] Sustainability center could create green jobs, Statesman Journal, 1.28.2012, by Ray Burstedt and Ron Craig
      3. Oregon falls out of top 10 LEED states, Vanguard, 1.30.2012, by Peter Browning
      4. [Opinion] Two sides of the same coin, Vanguard, 1.30.2012, by Katherine Boyce
      5. House members line up their policy priorities, Register-Guard, 1.31.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      6. Ethics commission takes no action on complaint over UO president's firing, Oregonian, 1.30.2012, by Bill Graves
      7. LEGO team wins 2nd place, Bend Bulletin, 1.29.2012
      8. PSU Foundation elects new board members, Oregonian, 1.27.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      9. University faculty begins possible unionization, Register-Guard, 1.29.2012, by Greg Bolt
      10. Housing a large portion of [OSU] students’ spending, Gazette-Times, 1.30.2012, by Gail Cole
      11. A public life to remember, Oregonian, 1.30.2012, by Rick Attig
      • National:
      1. [AP] College endowments show growth for FY 2011, Wall Street Journal, 1.31.2012
      2. [Op-Ed] Are college students learning?, Los Angeles Times, 1.31.2012, by Jonathan Zimmerman
      3. [AP] College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan, Google News, 1.28.2012, by Kimberly Hefling


      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Eastern Oregon has a stake in sustainability center, East Oregonian, 1.27.2012, by Jonathan Monschke
      2. EOU formulating master landscape plan for campus, Observer, 1.27.2012, by Dick Mason
      3. Aspiring to higher education, West Linn Tidings, 1.26.2012, by Lori Hall
      4. County jobless rate at 6 percent, Gazette-Times, 1.26.2012
      5. U. of Oregon Faculty Seek to Unionize, Inside Higher Ed, 1.26.2012
      6. Something New, Argus Observer, 1.25.2012, by Jessica Keller
      7. Portland men edge out women in higher ed attainment, Portland Business Journal, 1.20.2012, by Suzanne Stevens
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Portland Community College plans for largest ground-mounted solar array in Portland area, Oregonian, 1.27.2012, by James G. Hill
      • K-12:
      1. Only two in three Oregon high school students graduate in four years, Oregonian, 1.27.2012, by Betsy Hammond
      2. [Editorial] Race to the Top: Here's one Oregon can win, Oregonian, 1.26.2012
      • Other Higher Ed:
      1. [AP] WA university presidents: Obama wrong on tuition, Register-Guard, 1.27.2012, by Donna Gordon Blankinship





      • OUS:
      1. Oregon colleges and universities comb community colleges for transfer students; The Oregonian; The Oregonian January 25, 2012; By Bill Graves
      2. University seeks more independence from State Board, Chancellor Pernsteiner, Daily Emerald, 1.24.2012, by Sam Stites
      3. Oregon receives grant for college preparation, East Oregonian, 1.25.2012, by Kate Whittle
      4. PCC, PSU enter admissions agreement, Hillsboro Argus, 1.25.2012
      5. OSU plays key role in development of new USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, Gazette-Times, 1.25.2012, by Mark Floyd
      6. OSU joins consortium of vet med colleges, Gazette-Times, 1.25.2012, by Mark Floyd
      7. Public College, Private Dorm, New York Times, 1.24.2012, by Ronda Kaysen
      • State:
      1. Budget debate looms in Salem, Register-Guard, 1.25.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      • National:
      1. [AP] Obama proposes steps to keep tuition down, Oregonian, 1.24.2012



      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Oregon Sustainability Center: Building would be a research showcase, create jobs, Oregonian, 1.20.2012, by J. Clayton Hering
      2. SOU’s 140th anniversary marks increase in diversity and highest enrollment of students, Siskiyou, 1.19.2012, by Don Bagwell
      3. Top Youth LEGO robotics teams awarded at state championships focused on theme of food safety, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 1.19.2012
      4. Community College Students Explore 4-year College Options at Oregon Transfer Days, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 1.19.2012
      5. OSU’s Ray presents study on university’s economic impact, Gazette-Times, 1.20.2012, by Gail Cole
      6. Interfaith community service initiative takes shape at OSU, Gazette-Times, 1.20.2012, by Gail Cole
      7. Lawmakers to hear bill to prevent Penn State-like abuse cover-up, Oregon Capitol News, 1.20.2012, Sarah Ross
      8. Oregon State University to close Corvallis campus Friday amid flooding concerns, Oregonian, 1.19.2012, by Kate Mather


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon State University has $2 billion economic footprint, says President Ed Ray, Oregonian, 1.18.2012, by Bill Graves
      2. The results are in: OSU contributes billions to economy, Gazette-Times 1.19.2012, by Gail Cole
      3. Bend Youth LEGO Robotics Team Wins Honor, KTVZ, 1.19.2012
      4. OSU Bookstore Launches Online Textbook Marketplace, OPB, 1.19.2012, by Geoff Norcross
      5. Engineering a future, Gazette-Times, 1.17.2012, by Gail Cole
      6. ASUO Senate approves resolution banning conceal-carry guns, Daily Emerald, 1.19.2012, by Becky Metrick
      7. SOU organizes 'Alternative Spring Break', Mail Tribune, 1.17.2012, by Nils Holst
      8. OHSU joins alliance to advance research discoveries, Portland Business Journal, 1.19.2012, by Andy Giegerich
      9. Education investment board gathers local ideas, Portland Tribune, 1.18.2012, by Jennifer Anderson
      • National:
      1. College presidents want power for higher tuition for STEM programs, Miami Herald, 1.19.2012, by David DeCamp


      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Columnist] Control of education: Are Salem experts smarter than ones in Washington?, Oregonian, 1.18.2012, by James L. Huffman
      2. Oregon State economic impact: $2.06 billion, Portland Business Journal, 1.18.2012, by Matthew Kish
      3. OSU’s new ‘degree plus three’ cuts time in school, Portland Tribune, 1.18.2012, by Steve Law
      4. Commission: State should hold off on debt addition, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.17.2012, by Lee Fehrenbacher
      5. UO Interim President Plans to Follow Lariviere’s Lead on Push for Independence, KLCC, 1.18.2012, by Rachael McDonald
      6. University to benefit from federal transportation research funding, Daily Emerald, 1.17.2012, by Sam Stites
      7. Study in Giving, Register-Guard, 1.18.2012, by Greg Bolt
      8. First Crop of Young(er) Urban Farmers Graduates Apprenticeship Program, Neighborhood Notes, 1.17.2012, by Kyle Curtis
      • National:
      1. [Opinion] College diversity at risk, Oregonian, 1.18.2012, by Lee C. Bollinger


      • OUS:
      1. [Op-ed] Communicating the value of universities, Oregonian, 1.15.2012, by Brian Ruder
      2. Education, health care top agenda, Statesman Journal, 1.13.2012
      3. It's a Buyer's Market for Colleges Hiring Junior Faculty, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1.8.2012, by Brenda Medina
      4. LEGO robotics state championship encourages creativity, engineering skills in youth, Oregonian, 1.15.2012, by Molly Harbarger
      5. PSU, PCC refine co-admission agreement to help students graduate faster, Oregonian, 1.17.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      6. PSU, Portland help Vietnam build ‘Eco-City’, Oregonian, 1.17.2012, by Jenny DuVander
      7. College of Science dean takes OSU budget job, Gazette-Times, 1.13.2012


      • OUS:
      1. Interim University president Robert Berdahl wants a split from Oregon University System, Daily Emerald, 1.12.2012, by Sam Stites
      2. PSU-led transportation research group wins $3.5 million federal grant, Oregonian, 1.12.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. Liberty students tune for bouncy Robotics contest, Hillsboro Argus, 1.10.2012, by  Kathy Fuller
      4. $14 million raised for new Student Success Center, Daily Barometer, 1.12.2012, by Gwen Shaw
      5. Neighbors fed up with OSU student housing development, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.12.2012, by Lindsey O’Brien
      6. Eugene education center gets grant to help students find path to college, Oregonian, 1.12.2012, by Bill Graves
      • National:
      1. Colleges Slower to Branch Out Abroad, New York Times, 1.12.2012, by Tamar Lewin


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Extension is an invaluable asset to Oregon, Gazette-Times, 1.10.2012
      2. [Opinion] The University of Oregon has some interesting options, Statesman Journal, 1.1.2012, by Tony Van Vliet
      3. University Senate outlines presidential search committee, Daily Emerald, 1.11.2012, by Sam Stites
      4. OUS Chancellor George Pernsteiner speaks at ASUO Senate, Daily Emerald, 1.11.2012, by Emily Schiola
      5. PSU's Honors Program expands enrollment, sharpens focus, Oregonian, 1.11.2012, by Suzanne Pardington
      6. UO grad student wins national "Data Visualization Student Challenge", Oregonian, 1.12.2012, by Julie Brown
      7. Ashland planners OK new SOU dorm, dining hall complex, Mail Tribune, 1.12.2012, by Sam Wheeler
      8. The University’s EMU and Student Recreation Center projects reflected in counterparts’ renovation plans, Daily Emerald, 1.11.2012, by Emily Schiola
      9. Facing skyrocketing textbook prices, bookstore embraces technology, Gazette-Times, 1.11.2012, by Gail Cole
      10. Free classes to remove intimidation factor from computer programming, Observer, 1.11.2012, by Dick Mason
      11. Congressman DeFazio speaks to class about government, higher education costs, Daily Emerald, 1.12.2012, by Eddie Paskal
      12. Oregon State implements online course evaluations, Daily Barometer, 1.12.2012, by Kelly Ward
      • National:
      1. [Audio] Higher education in America: What kind of future does it have?, KPCC, 1.12.2012
      2. The Value Gap, Huffington Post, 1.12.2012, by Jeff Selingo


      • Other Higher Ed:
      1. Report: Wash. falls short in higher education, Seattle PI, 1.9.2012, Donna Gordon Blankinship
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. Belt Tightening on College Costs, NPR, 1.10.2012, by Kevin Carey
      2. Your Role in the Debt Crisis, Inside Higher Ed, 1.10.2012, by Michael Bugeja


      • OUS:
      1. [Op-Ed] Oregon Sustainability Center: Education is key to prosperous future for Portland, Oregonian, 1.7.2012, by Jim Francesconi
      2. OHSU collaborative sciences building makes big splash, Portland Business Journal, 1.6.2012,  by Wendy Culverwell
      3. Higher education officials expedite search for UO president, Register-Guard, 1.7.2012, by Greg Bolt
      4. Oregon higher education board votes to raise summer tuition on every campus, Oregonian, 1.6.2012, by Bill Graves
      5. SOU summer tuition going up 7.3 percent, Daily Tidings, 1.7.2012, by Sam Wheeler


      • National:
      1. New Report Highlights College Majors That Lead to Job Opportunities, U.S. News, 1.6.2012, by Catherine Groux


      • OUS:
      1. Exemption will allow WOU to add needed instructors, Itemizer-Observer, 1.3.2012, by Craig Coleman
      2. Oregon Institute of Technology achieves bronze sustainability rating, Daily Journal of Commerce, 1.4.2012, by Lindsey O'Brien
      3. Undergraduate research launches students to new heights, Gazette-Times, 1.5.2012, by Gail Cole
      4. Rose Bowl Win Brings Intangible Benefits to UO, KEZI, 1.4.2012, by Holly Menino
      5. A campus lull: Break calms OSU, Gazette-Times, 1.5.2012, by Gail Cole
      6. SOU doesn't like checking out online activities of applicants, Mail Tribune, 1.5.2012, by Teresa Ristow
      • State:
      1. Kitzhaber taps Marlene Yesquen for education council, Mail Tribune, 1.4.2012, by Teresa Ristow 
      • National:
      1. Recent Grads in Health, Education Most Likely to be Employed, Inside Higher Ed, 1.5.2012


      • OUS:
      1. 'Last man standing:' Tight budget spreads extension thin, Capitol Press, 1.3.2012, by Mitch Lies
      2. Football wins breed success elsewhere, Statesman Journal, 1.3.2012
      3. DUCKS equal BUCKS, Register-Guard, 1.4.2012, by Saul Hubbard
      4. More student housing on tap, Gazette-Times, 1.4.2012, by Benett Hall
      • Oregon Education:
      1. Factions come together to stage ‘education visioning series’, Forest Grove News-Times, 1.4.2012, by Nancy Townsley


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Berdahl’s interregnum, Register-Guard, 12.31.2011
      2. [Editorial] Oregon schools need clarity, Oregonian, 1.2.2012
      3. Sustainability Center tops Portland's wish list, Oregonian, 1.1.2012, by Brad Schmidt
      4. The Oregon Sustainability Center: Topping off the list of 'green' embarrassments, Oregonian, 12.31.2011, by Richard Carson
      5. Oregon higher education board to consider 8.9 percent summer tuition and fee hike, Oregonian, 12.30.2011, by Bill Graves
      6. OSU-Cascades sinks more roots, Bend Bulletin, 12.25.2011, by Patrick Cliff
      7. [Letter] Build green center to foster innovation, Oregonian, 12.28.2011, by Tom Kelly
      8. Town-gown issues to be addressed, Gazette-Times, 12.28.2011, by Gail Cole
      9. ADHD-drug abuse popular on Oregon campuses, Oregonian, 12.29.2011, Kelly House 
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. Guns on college campuses, CNN, 1.3.2012, by John Martin




      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Viewpoint] New law gives universities greater autonomy, opportunity, Register-Guard, 12.24.2011, by Mark Hass and Frank Morse
      2. [Editorial] A year of progress in Oregon, Oregonian, 12.26.2011
      3. Bend District will team with OSU-Cascades to develop the property, Bulletin, 12.21.2011, by Nick Grube
      4. Bend park district wants to buy lot, build west-side fitness center, Bulletin, 12.17.2011, by Nick Grube
      • Oregon Education:
      1. [Op-Ed] Sweeping education reform? Try five simple whys, Oregonian, 12.27.2011, by Rex Hagans
      2. [Opinion] Improving education will take commitment, Statesman Journal, 12.25.2011, by Eduardo Angulo


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Apartment proposal touches on hot growth issues, Gazette-Times, 12.21.2011
      2. State hiring freeze will impact WOU, Itemizer-Observer, 12.20.2011, by Craig Coleman
      3. Freeze will affect some open OSU jobs, Gazette-Times, 12.22.2011, by Gail Cole
      4. Swindells family donates $1.2M to UO, Portland Business Journal, 12.23.2011, by Suzanne Stevens
      5. OSU posts 100 years of research online, Democrat Herald, 12.23.2011, by Rachel Beck
      6. University of Oregon, UW-Madison will put rivalry aside to volunteer together, Wisconsin State Journal, 12.23.2011, by Deborah Ziff
      7. Robotics club gets state nod, Itemizer-Observer, 12.20.2011, by Jolene Guzman
      8. [Guest Columnist] Bold educational leadership apparently has limits, News-Review, 12.22.2011, by Javier Ayala
      9. Lower tuition, get fired: Hats off to former OU President Richard Lariviere, Desert Lamp, 12.21.2011, by Anna Swenson
      10. Richard Lariviere: Oregon Pushes Out One of Its Top Administrators, Skanner, 11.29.2011, by Bernie Foster
      11. UO President Fired: His work for diversity had supporters, Portland Observer, 11.30.2011


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Class will be in session, Oregonian, 12.18.2011
      2. [Guest Columnist] Oregon's higher-ed reform: Universities gain independence under new law, Oregonian, 12.17.2011, by Mark Hass and Frank Morse
      3. [Opinion] UO interim president faces daunting tasks, Statesman Journal, 12.17.2011
      4. [Editorial] Cooperation needed to address city, OSU concerns, Gazette-Times, 12.20.2011
      5. Into the future at OSU, Gazette-Times, 12.18.2011, by Gail Cole
      6. Council OKs moving ahead on OSU-city project, Gazette-Times, 12.20.2011, by Gail Cole
      7. Corvallis student apartment project faces opposition, Daily Journal of Commerce, 12.20.2011, by Angela Webber
      8. Universities to sidestep part of state hiring freeze, Register-Guard, 12.21.2011, by Greg Bolt
      9. Portland State University administrators and faculty reach tentative contract agreement, Oregonian, 12.20.2011, by Bill Graves
      10. More than 60% of best-compensated PERS beneficiaries in higher education, Statesman Journal, 12.18.2011, by Dennis Thompson Jr.
      11. Portland State listed as top ESL college in the country, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 12.20.2011
      12. University offers free tuition to students at Portland’s Jefferson High School, Daily Emerald, 12.19.2011, by Josephine Woolington
      13. OSU engineering student recognized as one of top 15 in the world, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 12.16.2011
      14. At Our Best (Dec. 19), Gazette-Times, 12.19.2011
      15. Student centered, community focused, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 12.20.2011
      16. $62 million Oregon Sustainability Center steeped in uncertainty, Oregonian, 12.19.2011, by Beth Slovic
      17. Portland mayoral candidates have ties to the proposed Oregon Sustainability Center: Portland City Hall roundup, Oregonian, 12.19.2011, by Beth Slovic
      18. Mayor Sam Adams defends rent premium at the Oregon Sustainability Center: Portland City Hall roundup, Oregonian, 12.21.2011, by Beth Slovic
      19. [AP] Study: University of Oregon football wins mean lower grades for partying male students, Oregonian, 12.20.2011


      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Universities' research collaboration boosts Oregon, Oregonian, 12.16.2011, by Jonathan Fink
      2. 3 Single Moms Get SOU Scholarships, KDRV, 12.14.2011, by Sharon Ko
      3. PSU science center wins LEED gold, Daily Journal of Commerce, 12.14.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      4. UO to share $2M grant for fuel cell materials research, Sustainable Business Oregon, 12.15.2011, by Christina Williams
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. LCC tuition to rise $72 per year, Register-Guard, 12.16.2011, by Greg Bolt
      • National:
      1. Military Tuition Assistance Rules May Limit Options, NPR, 12.15.2011, by Larry Abramson
      2. Maximum Pell Preserved, Inside Higher Ed, 12.16.2011, by Libby A. Nelson


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Higher Ed Center could play big role in Hermiston economy, Hermiston Herald, 12.13.2011
      2. UO awaiting direction on state hiring freeze, Register-Guard, 12.15.2011, by Greg Bolt
      3. Fired U. of Oregon President Reflects on Leading a Flagship and Looks Ahead, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 12.14.2011, by Steve Conner
      4. Sins of the ousted University of Oregon president, Statesman Journal, 12.14.2011, by Dick Hughes
      5. [Opinion] Lariviere teaches us about character, authenticity, Register-Guard, 12.13.2011, by Don Kahle
      • State:
      1. Oregon spent more than $1 of every $3 in state funds on education in 2010, a typical rate, feds say, Oregonian, 12.14.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      2. Kitzhaber, business leaders say Oregon is bouncing back despite slow economic recovery, Oregonian, 12.12.2011, by Richard Read
      • Nation Higher Ed:
      1. Can Obama Deliver On His College Affordability Promises?, Huffington Post, 12.13.2011, by Joy Resmovits
      2. The Great Education Reads of 2011, Huffington Post, 12.13.2011, by Terrell Halaska and Kristin Conklin


      • OUS:
      1. State higher-ed board selects new members, Statesman Journal, 12.11.2011, by Justin Much
      2. WOU professor added to higher ed board, Itemizer-Observer, 12.6.2011
      3. OHSU/OUS project sprouting on South Waterfront as officials seek savings, Oregonian, 12.7.2011, by Nick Budnick
      4. OSU faculty, students prominent at one of the world's leading scientific conferences, Oregonian, 12.9.2011, by Todd Simmons
      5. SOU professors get president's grants, Mail Tribune, 12.10.2011, by John Darling
      6. Iraqi-OSU partnership would put $100M toward building, education in Iraq, Daily Journal of Commerce, 12.7.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      7. Leadership Academy gives OSU students an edge, Gazette-Times, 12.12.2011, by Gale Cole
      8. Robert Berdahl appointed interim president for the University of Oregon, after firing of Richard Lariviere, Oregonian, 12.9.2011, by Bill Graves
      9. UO goals have to fit bigger plan, Register-Guard, 12.12.2011, by Greg Bolt
      10. Interim UO president stands behind criticism of Education Board, Statesman Journal, 12.11.2011
      11. Appointed Interim President Robert Berdahl sends letter to University community, Daily Emerald, 12.9.2011, by Colton Totland
      12. Kitzhaber meets UO Senate’s choice, Register-Guard, 12.8.2011, by Jonathan Cooper
      13. Firing opens new chapter at UO, Register-Guard, 12.11.2011, by Greg Bolt
      14. University statutory faculty enforce shared governance, Daily Emerald, 12.7.2011, by Colton Totland
      15. [Editorial] President Berdahl - He’s the perfect (and the only) choice, Register-Guard, 12.10.2011
      16. [Guest Viewpoint] Pay tribute to Lariviere by achieving his goals for UO, state, Register-Guard, 12.9.2011, by Don Tykeson
      17. University of Oregon blows its innovation chance, Crosscut, 12.6.2011, by Floyd McKay
      •  National:
      1. Can Washington fix what ails American higher ed?, CBS News, 12.7.2011, by Justin Pope


      • OUS:
      1. State Awards Grants to Boost Local College Access, KTVZ, 12.6.2011
      2. Richard Lariviere firing: University of Oregon weighs the economic impact from donations, Oregonian, 12.6.2011, by Allan Brettman
      3. [Editorial] Nobody's too big to fall, The World, 12.7.2011
      4. Hermiston woman named to state ed board, East Oregonian, 12.22.2011
      5. Oregon Grant Awarded To Rogue Valley Schools, KDRV, 12.7.2011, by Yessenia Anderson
      6. UO still working on EMU project, Register-Guard, 12.7.2011, by Greg Bolt
      7. [Opinion] Lariviere’s firing opens a window of opportunity for change, Register-Guard, by Grant Blume


      • OUS:
      1. University of Oregon students reject fee for union, rec center work, Oregonian,  12.6.2011
      2. President Lariviere says goodbye in letter to University community, Daily Emerald, 12.6.2011, by Becky Metrick
      3. Q & A: President Richard Lariviere hopes for University split from OUS, Daily Emerald, 12.5.2011, by Tyree Harris and Colton Totland
      4. Expanding OIT prepares new Wilsonville campus, Portland Business Journal, 12.2.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      5. Intel survey of teenagers shows they don't know what engineers do, Oregonian, 12.6.2011, by Wendy Owen
      6. Students unleash inventiveness at Lego robot-building tourney, Observer, 12.6.2011, by Dick Mason
      7. [Opinion] Oregon universities need visionary leaders, Statesman, 12.5.2011, Keni Sturgeon
      • National High Ed:
      1. At the White House Roundtable, Inside Higher Ed, 12.6.2011, by Libby A. Nelson
      2. College Leaders Meet With Obama to Discuss Costs and Productivity, New York Times, 12.5.2011, by Tamar Lewin


      • OUS:
      1. The rise and fall of Richard Lariviere, University of Oregon president, fired on Monday, Oregonian, 12.5.2011, by Bill Graves
      2. [Op Ed] Oregon's strange stew: There are better ways to organize higher education, Oregonian, 12.4.2011, by Richard and Maradel Gale
      3. UO wants Lariviere adviser, Register-Guard, 12.3.2011, by Saul Hubbard
      4. Kitzhaber looks to further reform education system in Oregon, Oregon Capitol News, 12.2.2011, by Sarah Ross
      5. Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber to Hire Chief Education Officer, KEZI, 12.2.2011, by Jessica Debbas
      6. [Opinion] Separate the leadership of different universities, Statesman Journal, 12.4.2011, by Sriram Khé
      7. [Opinion] Kitzhaber’s heavy hand bodes ill for future of education, Register-Guard, 12.5.2011, by Jack Roberts
      8. [Opinion] Firing of university president not a matter of life and death, Register-Guard, 12.3.2011, by Sharon Schuman
      9. SOU pushes measures for gender-neutral, Mail Tribune, 12.3.2011, by Teresa Ristow


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon to seek powerful 'chief education officer' to revamp preschool, public schools, colleges, Oregonian, 12.1.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      2. [Letters] Firing Lariviere, Oregonian, 12.1.2011
      3. Education shake-up starts in earnest, Register-Guard, 12.2.2011, by Susan Palmer
      4. Gov. seeks college independence, Bend Bulletin, 12.2.2011, by Lauren Dake
      5. OSU President Ed Ray greets all comers at his annual campus breakfast, Gazette-Times, 12.2.2011, by Gail Cole
      6. ASPSU budget gives raises, Daily Vanguard, 12.1.2011, by Sam Lloyd
      7. 2012 brings pay increase for non-classified workers, Daily Barometer, 12.2.2011, by Kristin Pugmire
      8. [Opinion] Lariviere firing is Pernsteiner's failed leadership, Oregon Business, 12.1.2011, by Tom Cox
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. Summoned to the White House, Inside Higher Ed, 12.2.2011, by Libby A. Nelson


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] U of O president couldn’t pair big ideas with a sense of teamwork, Herald and News, 11.29.2011, by Pat Bushey
      2. [Opinion] Oregon’s universities deserve right to govern themselves, Register-Guard, 12.1.2011, by Kim Sheehan
      3. [Opinion] Lariviere ouster: Heavy hand of governor looms over education, Oregonian, 12.1.2011, by Jack Roberts
      4. Letters: University of Oregon president, Oregonian, 11.30.2011
      5. Flunk a Duck, Willamette Weekly, 11.30.2011, by Nigel Jaquiss
      6. Board, UO showdown an embarrassment, Statesman Journal, 11.30.2011, by Dick Hughes
      7. University of Oregon faculty want a separate board, autonomy and a say in the new president after Richard Lariviere's firing, Oregonian, 11.30.2011, by Bill Graves
      8. Statutory faculty convenes, decides new direction for University, Daily Emerald, 11.30.2011, by Sam Stites
      9. UO fumes over firing, Register-Guard, 12.1.2011, by Saul Hubbard
      10. Rep. Peter DeFazio ‘deeply disappointed’ in OUS Board’s decision to remove President Lariviere, Daily Emerald, 12.1.2011, by Tyree Harris


      • OUS:
      1. OSU-Iraq partners on track for plan, Gazette-Times, 11.29.2011, by Gail Cole
      2. A collegial downtown, Mail Tribune, 11.30.2011, by Teresa Ristow
      3. OLLI gets $1 million grant — again, Mail Tribune, 11.29.2011, by John Darling
      4. Boora Architects wins award for PSU Lincoln Hall renovation, Oregonian, 11.29.2011, by John Kirkland
      5. [Editorial] Higher ed needs more than a new UO president, Oregonian, 11.29.2011
      6. [Editorial] What next for UO?, Register-Guard, 11.30.2011
      7. [Opinion] UO president's ouster not a surprise, Statesman Journal, 11.29.2011
      8. Oregon's Board of Higher Education looks ahead after president is fired, Statesman Journal, 11.30.2011, by Jonathan J. Cooper
      9. UO faculty to publicly discuss firing of Lariviere, Register-Guard, 11.30.2011, by   Saul Hubbard
      10. University of Oregon rally pushes for independent board after firing of president Richard Lariviere, Oregonian, 11.29.2011, by Bill Graves
      11. University Senate to discuss state review of OUS Chancellor Pernsteiner’s contract, Daily Emerald, 11.29.2011, by Colton Totland


      • OUS:
      1. OSU hires 80 faculty from top institutions to support enrollment, research growth, Oregonian, 11.23.2011, by Todd Simmons
      2. OSU gets grant to amp up pre-college programs, Gazette-Times, 11.23.2011
      3. UO Students Vote This Week on Raising Fees, KLCC, 11.28.2011, by Rachael McDonald
      4. Senate Bill could improve efficiency, flexibility of university resources, Daily Barometer, 11.28.2011, by James Shrieve
      5. [Editorial] Cutting Lariviere loose, Register-Guard, 11.25.2011
      6. [Opinion] If UO president is forced out, many victims will be left behind, Register-Guard, 11.28.2011, by Don Tykeson
      7. [Opinion] State needs to be spared from OUS board’s poor decisions, Register-Guard, 11.28.2011, by Jerry Rosiek
      8. [Editorial] Now, repair damage to UO, Register-Guard, 11.29.2011
      9. [Editorial] Firing Lariviere, Oregonian, 11.28.2011
      10. The Protests Pile Up Against the Lariviere Ouster, Willamette Weekly, 11.25.2011, by Mark Zusman
      11. UO Deans Speak Out on Lariviere: UO and the state can’t afford to lose a visionary leader, Register-Guard, 11.26.2011, by Tim Gleason
      12. Gov. John Kitzhaber's statement on University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere, Oregonian, 11.26.2011
      13. Governor Sides With Board That’s Expected to Fire Lariviere as U. of Oregon’s President, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.27.2011
      14. Gov. John Kitzhaber backs Richard Lariviere ouster; University of Oregon community rallies in support of its president, Oregonian, 11.26.2011, by Kelly House
      15. Governor backs UO ouster as fans rally, Bend Bulletin, 11.27.2011
      16. Lariviere cites 'difference of opinion' for UO departure, Portland Business Journal, 11.23.2011, by Matthew Kish
      17. UO ouster upsets local lawmakers, Bend Bulletin, 11.24.2011
      18. State Board of Higher Education president says trust broke down with UO President Richard Lariviere, Oregonian, 11.25.2011, by Helen Jung
      19. University President Richard Lariviere fired by Oregon University System, must step down in 30 days, Daily Emerald, 11.28.2011, by Colton Totland
      20. UO Senate outlines push to retain Lariviere, Register-Guard, 11.28.2011, by Ilene Aleshire
      21. Who is on the Oregon State Board of Higher Education?, KOHD, 11.28.2011, by Brandi Smith
      22. The Battle for Eugene, Inside Higher Ed, 11.28.2011, by Doug Lederman
      23. On day Lariviere is fired, Oregon higher ed advocates say state system drags down UO, Oregonian, 11.28.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      24. Finding An Interim Fit For Lariviere's Fedora, OPB, 11.29.2011, by Rob Manning


      • OUS:
      1. State won’t keep UO president, Register-Guard, 11.23.2011, by Ilene Aleshire
      2. Lariviere Contract Not Being Renewed, KEZI News, 11.23.2011, by Rick Douglas
      3. UO president Lariviere's contract won’t be renewed, KATU News, 11.23.2011
      4. State Won't Renew UO President Lariviere's Contract, OPB, 11.23.2011, by Rebecca Roberts Galloway
      5. University President Richard Lariviere’s contract allowed to expire in July, Daily Emerald, 11.23.2011, by Rockne Andrew Roll and Tyree Harris
      6. University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere expresses disappointment at having to go, Oregonian, 11.23.2011, by Bill Graves
      7. Lariviere out at UO; his vision didn't match with Kitzhaber's, Oregonian, 11.23.2011, by Jeff Mapes
      8. (AP) UO President Lariviere's contract won't be renewed, Bend Bulletin, 11.23.2011, by Jonathan J. Cooper
      9. Breaking: Lariviere Out as U of O President, Willamette Week, 11.22.2011, by Nigel Jaquiss
      10. Report: Lariviere out as University of Oregon president, Portland Business Journal, 11.23.2011
      11. Lariviere Out as President at U. of Oregon, Chronicle of Higher Education, 11.23.2011
      12. UO leads $100,000 pensioners list in Lane, Register-Guard, 11.23.2011, by Saul Hubbard
      13. Digital innovators to connect at PSU conference, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 11.22.2011


      • OUS:
      1. Board of Higher Education appointees confirmed, Portland Business Journal, 11.21.2011, by Matthew Kish
      2. Local OSU sets pace in growth, Bend Bulletin, 11.21.2011, by Patrick Cliff
      3. OSU's Cascades Campus Continues Double-Digit Growth, OPB, 11.21.2011, by David Nogueras
      4. Startups thrive at PSU Business Accelerator, Portland Business Journal, 11.18.2011, by Matthew Kish
      5. University research innovations bring in the revenue, Daily Emerald, 11.21.2011, by Darin Moriki
      6. OSU online course helps healthcare providers identify food insecurity and hunger in children, Oregonian, 11.18.2011, by Theresa Hogue
      7. AAUP bargaining hits standstill, Daily Vanguard, 11.22.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      8. Campus newspaper ends print edition, Mail Tribune, 11.22.2011, by Vickie Aldous


      • OUS:
      1. Education challenge begins, Register-Guard, 11.18.2011, by Susan Palmer
      2. Will EMU plan fly?, Register-Guard, 11.17.2011, by Greg Bolt
      3. University of Oregon masters student first Mitchell Scholarship finalist in school history, Oregonian, 11.17.2011, by Julie Brown
      4. University of Oregon to save $98,000 a year with lightbulb swap, KMTR, 11.16.2011, by Chris McKee
      5. Mountains of recyclables collected at OSU event, Gazette-Times, 11.16.2011, by Gail Cole
      6. Two arrests, hundreds of protesters at Occupy PSU, Daily Vanguard, 11.17.2011, by Andrea Vedder
      7. PSU And UO Push For Independent Boards, OPB, 11-18-11, By Rob Manning


      • OUS:
      1. Eastern enrollment reaches new high, Observer, 11.15.2011, by Dick Mason
      2. New OSU program grooms students to become top-notch workers, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 11.15.2011
      3. Portland State hosts company showcase, Daily Vanguard, 11.15.2011, by Sara Gates 
      • National:
      1. Educated And Jobless: What's Next For Millennials?, OPB, 11.12.2011
      2. Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted, Forbes, 11.15.2011, by James Bailey


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Bursting at the seams, Register-Guard, 11.12.2011
      2. [Editorial] OSU growth issues return to center stage, Gazette-Times, 11.14.2011
      3. [Guest Columnist] Why faculty salaries are important, Oregonian, 11.12.2011, by Phil Lesch and Randy Blazak
      4. College enrollment soars, Register-Guard, 11.11.2011, by Greg Bolt
      5. SOU enrollment hits record: Hispanic students rise 25%, Mail Tribune, 11.12.2011, by Sam Wheeler
      6. Record Enrollment At SOU, KDRV News, 11.11.2011, by Steven Sandberg
      7. PSU inducts Wanda M. Austin of The Aerospace Corporation into Women Engineers Hall of Fame, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 11.14.2011
      8. Agreement reinstates referendum for week 10 of fall term, Daily Emerald, 11.13.2011, by Colton Totland


      • OUS:
      1. Universities Will Not Appeal Gun Ruling, KDRV, 11.9.2011, by Steven Sandberg
      2. Universities won’t appeal gun ruling, COCC, OSU-Cascades not affected for now, Bend Bulletin, by Patrick Cliff
      3. Colleges won’t fight gun rule, Register-Guard, 11.9.2011, by Greg Bolt
      4. Oregon Campuses Won't Appeal Concealed Carry Ruling, Inside Higher Education, 11.8.2011
      5. PSU professor travels to Afghanistan for "MIND ZONE," a new documentary on combat stress, Oregonian, 11.9.2011, by Suzanne Pardington
      6. Senate votes to reinstate funding to Oregon Student Association, Barometer, 11.8.2011, by Joce DeWitt
      7. Petition filed to remove ASUO President Ben Eckstein from office, Daily Emerald, 11.8.2011, by Rockne Andrew Roll


      • OUS:
      1. State leaders convene around reaching aggressive education goals, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 11.4.2011
      2. Gov. John Kitzhaber, Oregon education leaders push for more college graduates by 2025, Oregonian, 11.4.2011, by Bill Graves
      3. A Buckeye plan to build higher education bucks, Oregonian, 11.5.2011, by David Sarasohn
      4. [Op-Ed] Toward more effective and efficient education, Oregonian, 11.6.2011, by Randy Hitz
      5. Weight of debt grows for grads, Statesman Journal, 11.5.2011, by Chris Hagan
      6. Oregon University System won’t appeal ruling that allows guns on campus, Statesman Journal, 11.8.2011, by Stefanie Knowlton
      7. Co-generation system to dramatically cut University of Oregon’s energy use, Daily Journal of Commerce, 11.7.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      8. Oregon University System will not appeal court decision allowing guns on campus, The Oregonian, 11-8-11, by Bill Graves  


      • OUS:
      1. Symposium seeks to close education gaps, Democrat Herald, 11.2.2011, by Gail Cole
      2. A greener economy, Daily Vanguard, 11.3.2011, by Kali Simmons
      3. Derek Godwin to lead regional OSU Extension work, Democrat Herald, 11.3.2011, by Alex Paul
      4. Research contract awarded to Portland State faculty, Daily Vanguard, 11.3.2011, by Jordan Burgess
      5. Lincoln Hall celebrates 100 years with a green facelift, Daily Vanguard, 11.3.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      6. ASUO President Ben Eckstein postpones EMU referendum until spring term, Daily Emerald, by Rockne Andrew Roll
      • National:
      1. The Evolution of Higher Education, New York Times, 11.4.2011, by Tamar Lewin
      2. The Campus Sustainability Movement Should Drop Out. Pro or con?, Business Week, 11.3.2011, by Ashley Thorne and Paul Rowland


      • OUS:
      1. Education goal will test state, Gazette-Times, 11.2.2011, by Gail Cole
      2. UO details pay increases, Register-Guard, 11.2.2011, by Greg Bolt
      3. Former Bend mayor commits $800K to OSU-Cascades, Portland Business Journal, 11.1.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      4. OSU names interim dean for College of Engineering, Gazette-Times, 10.31.2011
      5. OUS approves new undergraduate folklore program, Daily Emerald, 11.1.2011, by Sam Stites
      6. Oregon State Merges Archives and Special Collections as Part of Overall Reorganization, Library Journal.Com, 11.2.2011, by David Rapp
      • National:
      1. Grab a major or lose a career, 2 new education studies suggest, Washington Post, 11.2.2011, by Jay Mathews
      2. Are Bloated Bureaucracies Undermining Higher Education?, NPR, 11.2.2011
      3. Is higher education the next bubble?, Orange County Register, 11.1.2011, by Debra Saunders


      • OUS:
      1. Educators gather to kick off Eastern Promise program, East Oregonian, 10.28.2011, by Kate Whittle
      2. Pirates to Raiders, Mail Tribune, 10.28.2011, by Chris Conrad
      3. WOU Receives $2.3 Million Gift, OPB, 11.1.2011, by David Nogueras
      4. PSU launches Research and Strategic Partnerships, Vanguard, 10.27.2011, by Benjamin Ricker
      5. PSU debuts $47M science building remodel today, Portland Business Journal, 10.28.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      6. OSU-Cascades buys building in Bend, Portland Business Journal, 10.28.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      7. University of Oregon's Portland-based business programs undergo big changes, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 10.28.2011
      8. OSU joins 32 others in $1 billion “Green Challenge”, Barometer, 10.28.2011, by James Shrieve
      9. University of Oregon continues green initiative with new lighting systems, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 10.28.2011
      10. University extends contract, PSU Vanguard, 11.1.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      11. Ben Eckstein, Richard Lariviere sign new Clark Document, Daily Emerald, 11.1.2011, by Rockne Andrew Roll
      12. Oregon's college savings options still 'average' in Morningstar's nationwide 529 plan ratings, Oregonian, 10.27.2011, by Brent Hunsberger
      • National:
      1. [Editorial] In the shadow of student debt, Oregonian, 10.29.2011
      2. [Editorial] Attacking student debt, Register-Guard, 10.31.2011
      3. Want to earn more money? Study STEM, Washington Post, 10.28.2011, by Daniel de Vise
      4. More Students Migrate Away From Home, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.30.2011, by Eric Hoover and Josh Keller


      • OUS:
      1. PSU professor receives nearly $1 million grant, Vanguard, 10.25.2011, by Katrina Petrovich
      2. [Editorial] Crime wave as OSU grows seems unlikely, Gazette-Times, 10.25.2011
      3. Town hall in works on OSU-city issues, Gazette-Times, 10.25.2011, by Candice Ruud
      4. Student population growth leads to apartment boom in Corvallis, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.25.2011, by Angela Webber
      5. City of Eugene ends tax breaks for West University apartment projects, 10.24.2011, by Caitlyn Lehner
      6. [Opinion] Study shouldn't snuff biomass, Mail Tribune, 10.25.2011
      7. Forest biofuel projects could increase West Coast carbon emissions, Los Angeles Times, 10.25.2011
      8. OSU Extension surviving in Lane County, Capital Press, 10.25.2011, by Mitch Lies
      9. OSA: Valuable resource or expensive lobby?, Daily Emerald, 10.25.2011, by Rockne Andrew Roll
      • National:
      1. Rise in Sticker Price at Public Colleges Outpaces That at Private Colleges for 5th Year in a Row, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.26.2011, by Beckie Supiano
      2. [AP] Officials target college financial aid letters, Oregonian, 10.25.2011
      3. Obama Administration Takes Steps to Ease Burden on Student Borrowers, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.25.2011, by Kelly Field
      4. President to Ease Student Loan Burden for Low-Income Graduates, New York Times, 10.25.2011, by Tamar Lewin


      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Columnist] Sustainability Center: Investing in Oregon's Future, Oregonian, 10.23.2011, by Lloyd Lindley II
      2. [Editorial] Faculty raises are a good bet, Bend Bulletin, 10.23.2011, by John Costa
      3. [Guest Viewpoint] Don’t blame jocks, Register-Guard, 10.23.2011, by Ben DeJarnette
      4. President Cullinan appears on KOBI’s 5 on 5, KOBI-TV 5 News, 10.21.2011
      5. OSU Beaver Store prepares for relocation by 2013, Daily Barometer, 10.24.2011, by Gwen Shaw
      6. Using Oregon's forests for bioenergy production has a down side: increased carbon emissions, Oregonian, 10.23.2011, by Eric Mortenson


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon selected as one of eight grant recipients, Vanguard, 10.20.2011, by Jordan Burgess
      2. University of Oregon joins green initiative to upgrade campus buildings, Oregonian, 10.19.2011, by Julie Brown
      3. PSU raises a record $465,000 at Simon Benson Awards honoring the Furman and Mark families, Oregonian, 10.20.2011, by Suzanne Pardington
      4. University calls upon longtime administrator Lorraine Davis to fill interim provost position, Daily Emerald, 10.20.2011, by Sam Stites
      5. PSU and AAUP at bargaining table, Vanguard, 10.20.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      6. OSU student body chief faces impeachment, Gazette-Times, 10.19.2011, by Gail Cole
      • National:
      1. College debt scary, but not $1 trillion scary, Oregonian, 10.19.2011, by Jeff Manning


      • OUS:
      1. EOHEC open houses deemed a success, Hermiston Herald, 10.14.2011, by Jennifer Colton
      2. [Opinion] EOHEC producing lots of smiles, Hermiston Herald, 10.14.2011, by Neill Woelk
      3. Online course enrollment soars, Vanguard, 10.18.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      4. Enrollment rates reach all-time high for University, OUS, Daily Emerald, 10.17.2011, by Sam Stites
      5. [Opinion] PSU sees increase in black enrollment, Vanguard, 10.18.2011, by Theo Burke
      6. Oregon Student Association unsure why ASOSU left, Daily Barometer, 10.18.2011, by Don Iler
      7. U. of Oregon gets OK for sworn officers, but not guns, Security Director News, 10.18.2011, by Whit Richardson 
      • National:
      1. Why Is College So Expensive?, NPR, 10.19.2011, by Larry Abramson
      2. Law aims to give more accurate tally of college costs, USA Today, 10.18.2011, by Brandon James Smith


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Eastern Oregon higher ed center will serve students, change lives, East Oregonian, 10.13.2011
      2. [Editorial] OSU move on enrollment is good news for city, Gazette-Times, 10.17.2011
      3. [Editorial] A welcome boost, Register-Guard, 10.15.2011
      4. University of Oregon student votes to determine future of EMU, Daily Emerald, 10.16.2011, by Rockne Andrew Roll
      5. WOU receives $317,733 federal grant, Statesman Journal, 10.16.2011, by Justin Much
      6. Portland State University research team conducts experiment live on International Space Station, Oregonian, 10.14.2011, by Bill Graves
      7. Tom Bull joins PSU as executive director of alumni association, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 10.14.2011
      8. OSU dedicates Linus Pauling Science Center, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 10.14.2011


      • OUS:
      1. Universities celebrate start of $295M South Waterfront campus, Portland Business Journal, 10.13.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      2. Oregon universities to create jobs and educational opportunities in new Collaborative Life Sciences Building, Oregonian, 10.13.2011, by Suzanne Pardington
      3. Oregon university projects face delays because of legislative action, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.13.2011, by Angela Webber
      4. Linus Pauling Science Center opens at OSU, Gazette-Times, 10.14.2011, by Gail Cole
      5. Ray says OSU looking to curb growth in future, Daily Barometer, 10.14.2011, by Don Iler
      6. PSU sees dramatic rise in donations, Daily Vanguard, 10.13.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      7. University of Oregon VP of Student Affairs holds discussion on EMU referendum, Daily Emerald, 10.13.2011, by Robin Holmes
      8. Major gift to UO project, Register-Guard, 10.14.2011, by Greg Bolt
      9. President Lariviere serves as panelist at U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, Daily Emerald, 10.13.2011, by Sam Stites
      10. Oregon University System sticks to decision on quarter schedule, Daily Barometer, 10.14.2011, by Gwen Shaw


      • OUS:
      1.  [Editorial] UO needs real police force, Register-Guard, 10.12.2011
      2.  Oregon chosen for initiative to improve undergraduate learning, Daily Emerald, 10.11.2011, by Sam Stites
      3.  Cascades campus sees spike in younger enrollment, Daily Barometer, 10.12.2011, by James Shrieve
      4.  OSU to unveil science center, Democrat Herald, 10.11.2011, by David Stauth
      5.  Malheur County growers propose extension district vote, Capital Press, 10.11.2011, by Mitch Lies
      6.  How to use the OSU Extension Service, Forest Grove News-Times, 10.12.2011
      7.  Improved System to Observe Ocean, KEZI News, 10.11.2011, by Heather Turner


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Fine line to walk with university raises, Gazette-Times, 10.11.2011
      2. Groundbreaking set for Collaborative Life Sciences Building, Portland Tribune, 10.10.2011, by Jim Redden
      3. Crews to break ground Thursday on shared university building, Daily Journal of Commerce, 10.10.2011, by Angela Webber
      4. OSU graduates out-earn their peers, says new PayScale ranking, Oregonian, 10.10.2011, by Todd Simmons
      5. President Lariviere hires planning, funding assistant, Daily Emerald, 10.10.2011, by Betsy Swanback
      6. OUS Tour Swings Through Central Oregon, My Central Oregon, 10.3.2011, by Glenn Vaagen
      7. Researchers receive nearly $1 million grant to study alcohol-suicide link, Oregonian, 10.11.2011, John Kirkland
      8. PSU part-time faculty on the rise, Daily Vanguard, 10.11.2011, by Jennifer Woodman
      9. Derrick Bell, legal scholar and former dean of University of Oregon law school, dead at 80, Oregonian, 10.6.2011, by Kimberly A.C. Wilson
      10. [Editorial] Derrick Bell: 1930-2011, Register-Guard, 10.8.2011


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Campus police mostly good for University, Daily Emerald, 10.9.2011
      2. University of Oregon gets okay for safety officers to be full-fledged police, Oregonian, 9.7.2011, by Bill Graves
      3. University of Oregon receives approval for police force, Daily Emerald, 10.10.2011, by Becky Metrick
      4. U of O On Course To Get Own Police Force, OPB, 10.7.2011, by Rob Manning
      5. University of Oregon pay raises catch the eyes of faculty at other state campuses, Oregonian, 10.9.2011, Bill Graves
      6. OSU aims for diversity in the 21st century, Gazette-Times, 10.8.2011, by Gail Cole
      7. 'A whole new world', Mail Tribune, 10.10.2011, by John Darling
      8. UO puts solar to the test, Register-Guard, 10.9.2011, by Greg Bolt
      9. Area universities receive portion of grant money, Statesman Journal, 10.8.2011
      10. Groundbreaking set for Collaborative Life Sciences Building, Portland Tribune, 10.10.2011, by Jim Redden
      11. Portland State program draws developers, Portland Business Journal, 10.7.2011, by Robert Goldfield


      • OUS:
      1. [Guest Columnist] Student safety: Oregon should ban guns on public college campuses, Oregonian, 10.4.2011, by Elise Gautier and Penny Okamoto
      2. [Letter] Guns on Oregon's campuses, Oregonian, 10.5.2011, by Kevin Starrett
      3. [Editorial] Shifting gun control decision-making away from OUS is a rational move, Daily Emerald, 10.3.2011
      4. [Editorial] OUS has no right to ban guns, Daily Barometer, 10.4.2011
      5. [Editorial] Right answer, wrong question, Mail Tribune, 10.5.2011
      6. [Opinion] Court’s ruling makes campus safer, Daily Emerald, 10.3.2011, by Andrew Saldana
      7. Lifted OUS conceal-carry ban leaves mixed feelings around campus, Daily Emerald, 10.3.2011, by Becky Metrick
      8. Guns On College Campuses? Oregon Court Allows Permit Holders To Bring Guns To School Grounds, Huffington Post, 10.6.2011, by Dean Praetorius
      9. Panel to decide on UO police, Register-Guard, 10.4.2011, by Greg Bolt
      10. PSU Lab Specializes In Testing Green Building Products, OPB, 10.3.2011, by Rob Manning
      11. Solar panels installed on PSU's LEED-Platinum Lincoln Hall, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 10.3.2011
      12. Mi casa es su casa, Vanguard, 10.4.2011, by Christina Maggio
      13. College Station construction reaches halfway point, Vanguard, 10.4.2011, by Katrina Petrovich
      14. Collaborative Life Sciences building proposed for South Waterfront heads to public hearing, land use updates from across Portland, Oregonian, 10.4.2011
      15. Oregon State diploma yields top salary, Portland Business Journal, 10.7.2011, by Robert Goldfield and Brad Broberg
      16. OSU generates $42M in grants, contracts in September, Portland Business Journal, 10.7.2011, by Erik Siemers
      17. OSU faculty earn $42 million in contracts, grants in single month, Oregonian, 10.7.2011, by Todd Simmons
      18. Oregon offers nonprofit master’s degree, Portland Business Journal, 10.7.2011, by Anne Laufe
      19. University president hires special assistant, Register-Guard, 10.7.2011, by Greg Bolt
      20. 2-Day-a-Week Job at U. of Oregon Nets $96,000 for Former AAU Chief, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.7.2011, by Jack Stripling
      21. Activist group holds event at SOU decrying the cost of textbooks, Daily Tidings, 10.5.2011, by John Darling
      22. SOU students see a nearly 7 percent increase in tuition, Daily Tidings, 10.4.2011, by Nils Holst


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Keeping guns off our public university campuses, Oregonian, 10.1.2011
      2. [Editorial] Keep guns off campus, Register-Guard, 10.2.2011
      3. Guns Come to Campuses, Inside Higher Ed, 10.3.2011, by Allie Grasgreen
      4. Campus gun ban ends, Gazette-Times, 9.30.2011, by Gail Cole
      5. Think Out Loud: Handguns on University Campuses, OPB, 10.3.2011, by Dave Blanchard
      6. Court: OUS system can't ban guns on campus, Daily Tidings, 9.29.2011, by John Darling
      7. [Editorial] We might need a new approach to college dilemma, Bend Bulletin, 10.3.2011
      8. [Editorial] College rankings? Use with caution, Gazette-Times, 9.29.2011
      9. Project Will Pay for 8 States to Test and Improve Gauges of Student Learning, Chronicle of Higher Education, 10.3.2011, by Sara Hebel
      10. Grant to boost OSU’s energy-efficiency assessment program, Daily Journal of Commerce, 9.29.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      11. USDA awards $9.8 million to Oregon State biofuel researchers, Gazette-Times, 9.29.2011
      12. PSU in Space: Experiments underway on the International Space Station, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 9.27.2011
      13. Ranks of top OSU students growing, Gazette-Times, 10.3.2011, by Gail Cole
      14. Campus starts ‘learning community’, Bend Bulletin, 9.25.2011, by Patrick Cliff


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Finding those who can pay full tuition, Oregonian, 9.28.2011
      2. Number of international students at SOU hits a record high this year, Daily Tidings, 9.30.2011, by Sam Wheeler
      3. OSU-Cascades enrollment rises, Bend Bulletin, 9.30.2011, by Patrick Cliff
      4. Student entrepreneurs sprouting up on Oregon campuses, eager to create their own job market, Oregonian, 9.28.2011, by Molly Young
      5. Local Students Prepare For College, KDRV, 9.28.2011, by Kaylin Krashesky
      6. Oregon public universities go on tour, K103, 9.23.2011
      7. Over 3,000 Oregon University System employees compensated over $100,000 in 2010, Oregon Capitol News, 9.27.2011, by Jacob Szeto
      8. Oregon Court of Appeals rejects university system's ban on guns on campus, 9.28.2011, 9.28.2011, by Bill Graves
      9. State lawmakers push to allow guns on college campuses, USA Today, 9.28.2011, by Rick Jervis
      10. Oregon's public colleges can't ban guns, Mail Tribune, 9.29.2011, by John Darling
      11. University of Oregon Flatlines Energy Use, Sustainable Business, 9.28.2011
      12. UO gets top grades for ‘military friendliness’ in a survey, Register-Guard, 9.30.2011, by Stefan Verbano
      13. 'These services usually help companies save $70,000 a year', KVAL, 9.28.2011, by David Stauth
      14. PSU construction focuses on campus improvements, Daily Vanguard, 9.29.2011, by Katrina Petrovich


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] Big unknowns still dog an Oregon Sustainability Center, Oregonian, 9.25.2011
      2. Approval of state funding for Sustainability Center comes into question, Oregon Capitol News, 9.26.2011, by Sarah Ross
      3. Seattle's version of the Oregon Sustainability Center will open next fall, a year before Portland's, Oregonian, 9.23.2011, by Beth Slovic
      4. Training, education key to better job, Statesman Journal, 9.25.2011, by Pamela Ferrara
      5. Complete College America reports most students entering Oregon community colleges and universities fail to earn degrees, Oregonian, 9.27.2011, by Bill Graces
      6. [Editorial] No credit for prep, Bend Bulletin, 9.28.2011
      7. Record enrollment at PSU, Daily Vanguard, 9.27.2011, by Kali Simmons
      8. OSU's industrial energy efficiency program to double, Sustainable Business Oregon, 9.27.2011, by Christina Williams
      9. Electric show and tell, Daily Vanguard, 9.27.2011, by Vinh Tran


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon universities open today with record international student enrollment, Oregonian, 9.26.2011, by Bill Graves
      2. [Editorial] Recruiting the globe, Register-Guard, 9.27.2011
      3. [Op-Ed] Showing the University of Oregon Ducks a little love, Oregonian, 9.24.2011, by Steve Duin
      4. Educators describe unfolding change in Oregon education governance at every level, Oregonian, 9.23.2011, by Bill Graves
      5. Governor Kitzhaber visits PSU's research partner for environmental science in Shanghai, OregonLive Higher Education Blog, 9.22.2011
      6. New president looks to future, Itemizer-Observer, 9.23.2011, by Craig Coleman
      7. Roseburg's Ford family commits $5M to OSU, Portland Business Journal, 9.23.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      8. EOHEC is in session, Hermiston Herald, 9.23.2011, by Jennifer Colton
      9. Moving in at OIT, Herald and News, 9.22.2011, by Shelby King
      10. Make yourself at home, Daily Tidings, 9.23.2011, by Sam Wheeler
      11. All together now, Register-Guard, 9.23.2011, by Greg Bolt
      12. SOU's Churchill Hall set for 6.4 million renovation, Daily Tidings, 9.23.2011, by Sam Wheeler
      13. SOU plans residence hall, dining complex, Mail Tribune, 9.27.2011, by Sam Wheeler
      14. Legislators question Oregon Sustainability Center, advance state funding plan with no recommendation, Oregonian, 9.22.2011, by Beth Slovic
      15. University seeks to improve transparency with public records, Daily Emerald, 9.25.2011, by Sam Stites


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] OSU research could help local workers, Gazette-Times, 9.21.2011
      2. Oregon campuses get mixed grades in U.S. News & World Report annual college rankings, Oregonian, 9.20.2011, by Bill Graves
      3. New OSU students brainy, diverse, Gazette-Times, 9.21.2011, by Gail Cole
      4. OSU to dedicate new boathouse Saturday, Gazette-Times, 9.20.2011
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon congressional candidates differ on federal education policies, Oregonian, 9.20.2011, by Jeff Mapes
      • National:
      1. Universities Seeking Out Students of Means, New York Times, 9.21.2011, by Tamar Lewin


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] College presidents are cooperating on vision for future, East Oregonian, 9.20.2011
      2. University presidents applaud Kitzhaber’s education plan, East Oregonian, 9.20.2011, by Tom Brown
      3. Feds grant $1.5 million for Sustainability Center, OPB, 9.20.2011, by Cassandra Profita
      4. Oregon universities win federal grant for electric cars, Oregonian, 9.15.2011, by Mike Rogoway
      5. University of Oregon president appoints former interim athletic director as acting provost, Oregonian, 9.19.2011, by Bill Graves


      • OUS:
      1.  University of Oregon gave pay raises this spring to 1,300 professors and administration workers, Oregonian, 9.16.2011, by Bill Graves
      2.  A gift to the middle class, Register-Guard, 9.16.2011, by Saul Hubbard
      3.  UO scholarships gets $5 million boost, Mail Tribune, 9.18.2011
      4.  Mayor Sam Adams pushes commitment to Oregon Sustainability Center, Oregonian, 9.16.2011, by Beth Slovic
      5.  City to vote on Oregon Sustainability Center's fate, Sustainable Business Oregon, 9.15.2011, by Andy Giegerich
      6.  Jefferson High School Middle College Promises Scholarships For Students, Skanner, 9.9.2011, by Helen Silvis
      7.  Newsmakers: Helping OIT's student veterans, Herald and News, 9.16.2011, by Joel Aschbrenner
      8.  University system, union avert statewide strike, Register-Guard, 9.16.2011, by Greg Bolt
      9.  SEIU and OUS reach contract agreement, Itemizer-Observer, 9.15.2011, by Craig Coleman
      10.  Oregon university workers settle for some, but fewer, furlough days in new contract, Oregonian, 9.15.2011, by Bill Graves
      11.  University system, classified employees reach agreement, avoid strike, Gazette-Times, 9.15.2011, by Raju Woodward
      12.  OSU posts record $4M in tech transfer income, Portland Business Journal, 9.16.2011, by Erik Siemers
      13.  OSU pulls in record $4M in licensing fees, Bend Bulletin, 9.18.2011
      14.  Rally in the Square draws Beaver Nation to 'Portland's living room', Oregonian, 9.19.2011, by Todd Simmons
      15.  Students' ideas begin taking hold, Statesman Journal, 9.18.2011, by Beth Casper
      16.  OSU: A place for future engineers, Daily Barometer, 9.18.2011, by Kristin Pugmire
      17.  Student Experience Center on hold until legislative approval, Daily Barometer, 9.18.2011, by Don Iler
      18.  President Richard Lariviere talks pay raises, New Partnership, fedora, Daily Emerald, 9.19.2011, by Tyree Harris
      19.  Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy speaks about University, City of Eugene relationship, Daily Emerald, 9.19.2011, by Tyree Harris
      20. Lariviere defends UO faculty pay raises; Register Guard; 9-17-11; by Greg Bolt


      • OUS:
      1. SEIU, universities head off strike with tentative deal, Portland Tribune, 9.15.2011
      2. Details of OUS tentative union contract released, Statesman Journal, 9.15.2011, by Dennis Thompson Jr.
      3. A chance to pursue dreams, Herald and News, 9.14.2011, by Andrew Mariman
      4. U of O 101st, OSU 138th in U.S. News rankings, Portland Business Journal, 9.14.2011, by Erik Siemers
      5. Neighbors north of campus decry parties, bad parking, Gazette-Times, 9.14.2011, by Nancy Raskauskas
      • K-12:
      1. [Editorial] Oregon’s SAT performance scores remain highest in the nation, Statesman Journal, 9.14.2011
      • National:
      1. Pay for Only 4 Years of College. Guaranteed, New York Times, 9.14.2011, by Alan Schwarz


      • OUS:
      1. [Opinion] Oregon students face economic crisis that will affect us all, Register-Guard, 9.14.2011, by Juan Carlos Ordoñez
      2. Degrees of success, The World, 5.4.2011, by Gail Elber
      3. Campus walkout possible, Register-Guard, 9.14.2011, by Greg Bolt
      4. Oregon university classified workers prepare for possible vote to strike over furlough days, 9.13.2011, by Bill Graves
      5. Classified staff at OSU could strike, Gazette-Times, 9.14.2011
      6. UO Bike Program, Campus Operations begin initiative to improve bike safety, Daily Emerald, 9.12.2011, by Sam Stites
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. Former Chemeketa president donates $487,000, Statesman Journal, 9.13.2011, by Stacey Barchenger
      • National:
      1. College Spending Trends Show Students Bearing a Growing Share of the Costs, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 9.14.2011, by Goldie Blumenstyk
      2. New Approach to Cuts, Inside Higher Ed, 9.14.2011, by Kevin Kiley


      • OUS:
      1. Doors open at Hallie Ford Center, Gazette-Times, 9.9.2011, by Gail Cole
      2. UO draws the line on energy usage, Register-Guard, 9.12.2011, by Greg Bolt
      3. Oregon’s Universities Work to Educate Students About Alcohol Abuse, Lund Report, 9.8.2011, by Amanda Waldroupe
      4. State opens ethics inquiry into former PSU administrator Mike Burton, Oregonian, 9.9.2011, by Janie Har
      5. Shared raises at UO, Bend Bulletin, 9.12.2011
      6. Focused on the Future, Mail Tribune, 9.10.2011, by John Darling
      • K-12:
      1. Forty-six percent of Oregon schools fall short of federal education standard, Oregon Capitol News, 9.9.2011, by Sarah Ross
      2. [Op-ed] Crisis in the schools: Portland's education system fails nearly half its students, Oregonian, 9.12.2011, by Christian Steinbrecher
      • National:
      1. The War on Higher Education, History News Network, 9.11.2011, by John T. McNay


      • OUS:
      1.  UO, OSU science collaboration receives $20M grant, Portland Business Journal, 9.9.2011, by Christina Williams
      2.  Portland State University gives future scientists and engineers an extra boost, Oregonian, 9.9.2011, by Bill Graves
      3.  Higher ed center nears completion, East Oregonian, 9.9.2011, by Erin Mills
      4.  Gifts to PSU increase 22 percent, Oregonian, 9.8.2011, by Suzanne Pardington
      5.  U of O President: Freshman Class 'Smartest,' Most Diverse, OPB, 9.8.2011, by Rob Manning
      6.  OSU engineering dean shifts to research role, Gazette-Times, 9.7.2011
      7.  OSU names engineering dean to lead new industry relations effort, Oregonian, 9.8.2011, by Todd Simmons
      8.  From landslides to ocean waves, Gazette-Times, 9.8.2011, by Gail Cole
      9.  Provost at UO sidelined by health, Register-Guard, 9.9.2011, by Greg Bolt
      • State:
      1.  [Editorial] The price of overhauling education, Oregonian, 9.8.2011
      • National:
      1.  States ask colleges to perform for money, Stateline, 9.8.2011, by Ben Wieder
      2.  Guest post: 10 challenges for college presidents in 2011-12, Washington Post, 9.9.2011, by Daniel de Vise


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] UO brass gets raises, Register-Guard, 9.7.2011
      2.  [Editorial] Clearing the air over OSU's growth, Gazette-Times, 9.7.2011
      3.  OSU students face housing scramble, Gazette-Times, 9.7.2011, by Gail Cole
      4.  Library work marks start of construction projects at EOU, Observer, 9.7.2011 
      5.  New Oregon State University research center will tackle health of children and families, Oregonian, 9.7.2011, by Nick Budnick
      • K-12:
      1. Kitzhaber outlines plan for a more integrated education system, Register-Guard, 9.7.2011, by Susan Palmer
      2.  Gov. John Kitzhaber appoints members of Early Learning Council, Oregonian, 9.6.2011, by Jeff Mapes


      • OUS:
      1. UO administrators get raises, Register-Guard, 9.2.2011, by Diane Dietz
      2. UO bosses defend pay raises, Register-Guard, 9.3.2011, by Diane Dietz
      3. City, university to sign memo of understanding, Gazette-Times, 9.1.2011, by  Nancy Raskauskas
      4. [Editorial] OSU-Corvallis pact a good start, but a long road remains, Gazette-Times, 9.5.2011
      5. Big construction happening at Eastern Oregon U., East Oregonian, 9.5.2011
      6. Rewarding hard work, Gazette-Times, 9.6.2011, by Gail Cole
      7. University of Oregon raises bar for green building, Daily Journal of Commerce, 9.1.2011, Nick Bjork
      8. Three Campus Progress Publications Named Finalists in Journalism Contest, Campus Progress, 9.1.2011, by Brian Stewart
      9. OSU Named Gay-Friendly Campus, KOHD, 8.29.2011, by Heather Turner
      10. California poised to one-up Oregon again on higher education for undocumented students, Oregonian, 9.1.2011, by Janie Har
      11. Jeff Merkley on the costs of political paralysis, Oregonian, 8.26.2011, by Steve Duin
      12. Merkley Unveils Legislation to Promote Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Salem News, 8.27.2014
      13. Ten years strong, Philomath high school's "Team PHRED" is an inspiration for budding engineers, Oregonian, 9.1.2011, by Endi Hartigan


      • OUS:
      1. Grand opening of OSU’s Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families on Sept. 8, Oregonian, 8.31.2011, by Angela Yeager
      2. Intel's Otellini, Chu talk engineering internships at PSU, Portland Business Journal, 8.31.2011, by Christina Williams
      3. Portland signs familiar law firm for Oregon Sustainability Center negotiations: Portland City Hall roundup, Oregonian, 8.31.2011, by Beth Slovic
      4. College students would be wise to review terms of Higher One cards, Oregonian, 9.1.2011, by Brent Hunsberger
      5. UO, OSU get big returns on football investment, Portland Business Journal, 9.1.2011, by Suzanne Stevens


      • OUS:
      1. UO launches alcohol education program, Portland Business Journal, 8.29.2011
      2. OSU expects 25,000 students this fall, Gazette-Times, 8.30.2011, by Gail Cole
      3. OSU gets top marks for support of LBGT students, Oregonian, 8.31.2011, by Theresa Hogue
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon school testing: Better math scores despite harder tests, Oregonian, 8.29.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      2. Test scores from Portland schools show gain in writing, but too many seniors who can't read well, Oregonian, 8.31.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      • National:
      1. Three-fifths of colleges get C or worse in general education, Washington Post, 8.30.2011, by Daniel de Vise


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] City becomes a classroom, Register-Guard, 8.26.2011
      2. Universities Collaborate To Build Oregon's Largest Solar Project, Energy Matters, 8.24.201
      3. Portland State: Revving up spinoff effort, Portland Business Journal, 8.19.2011, by Wendy Culverwell
      4. From OSU researcher to NOAA administrator, Oregonian, 8.24.2011, by Todd Simmons
      5. Innovative center nears completion at OSU, Gazette-Times, 8.29.2011, by Gale Cole
      6. OSU helps prepare GTAs for their first teaching experiences, Oregonian, 8.23.2011, by Theresa Hogue
      7. UO amends campus plan for sustainable development, Sustainable Business Oregon, 8.29.2011, by Christina Williams
      8. Members of Oregon's largest public employees union vote to ratify two-year contract, Oregonian, 8.24.2011, by Michelle Cole
      9. OSU leaders strive to be voice for students, Gazette-Times, 8.24.2011, by Gail Cole
      • State:
      1. Private sector shapes education reform, Oregon Business, 8.25.2011, by Linda Baker
      • K-12:
      1. Oregon students who meet Common Core State Standards will be ready for college, study says, Oregonian, 8.25.2011, by Bill Graves
      2. Thousands of Oregon students at risk of not graduating, reading scores released today show, Oregonian, 8.29.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. Hispanic College Enrollment Jumps, Wall Street Journal, 8.26.2011, by Kevin Helliker


      • OUS:
      1. Strike vote looms for workers in Oregon higher-education system, Oregonian, 8.22.2011
      2. Oregon University Workers Pushing For Higher Pay In Contract Impasse, OPB, 8.22.2011, by Chris Lehman
      3. Oregon loses $35 million a year to college student failure, says American Institutes for Research, Oregonian, 8.22.2011, by Bill Graves
      • State:
      1. Kitzhaber names nominees for two new boards, Statesman Journal, 8.22.2011, by Peter Wong
      •  National:
      1. [Editorial] Parents, time to panic about our kids' education, CNN, 8.23.2011, by LZ Granderson


      • OUS:
      1. [Editorial] OIT and solar power: It’s a technological marriage that looks like a sure win, Herald and News, 8.20.2011, by Pat Bushey
      2. [Opinion] Governor's visit was much appreciated, Herald and News, 8.19.2011, by Steve Miller
      3. Oregon's Public Universities Plan To Go Solar, OPB, 8.9.2011, by Rob Manning
      4. Increase in transfer students may push Oregon University System enrollment above 100,000, Oregonian, 8.19.2011, by Bill Graves
      5. Mike Burton disputes charge he took $4,500 for travel to Paris conferences that didn't occur, Oregonian, 8.19.2011, by Bill Graves
      6. College workers face final talks, Statesman Journal, 8.22.2011, by Dennis Thompson Jr.
      7. OSU Extension Service looks to the future, Gazette-Times, 8.22.2011, by Gail Cole
      8. SOU jumps 61 spots on Coolest Schools list, Daily Tidings, 8.22.2011, by John Darling
      9. OSU forestry professor honored by Society of American Foresters, Gazette-Times, 8.22.2011
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. As Campus Addiction-Recovery Programs Grow, So Do Calls for Data on Effectiveness, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.21.2011, by Molly Redden


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon University System launches giant solar energy project, Oregonian, 8.19.2011, by Todd Simmons
      2. Largest solar project in Oregon breaks ground, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.18.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien  
      3. [Video clip] Kitzhaber Visits Klamath, KDRV, 8.18.2011, by Bryan Navarro
      4. [Video clip] OIT 'Digs' Oregon's Biggest Public Solar System, KTVZ, 8.18.2011, by Matt McDonald
      5. Renewable triumph at a cost for O. Tech, Bend Bulletin, 8.19.2011
      6. WOU cultivating organic garden, Stateman Journal, 8.18.2011, by Justin Much
      7. Audit Says Mike Burton, While at Portland State University, Took a $4,500 European Trip to Attend Conferences That Didn't Exist, Willamette Weekly, 8.19.2011, by Brent Walth
      • National:
      1. Double Duty, Inside Higer Education, 8.19.2011, by Kevin Kiley


      • OUS:
      1. Oregon's largest solar project marks end of business tax credit era, Oregonian, 8.17.2011, by Ted Sickinger
      2. On-site, renewable energy to power school, Register-Guard, 8.18.2011, by Jeff Barnard
      3. SOU is Top Oregon Public University on Sierra Club “Coolest Schools” List, Southern Oregon University, 8.17.2011, by Jim Beaver
      4. Ackerman Hall at Western Oregon University certified LEED platinum, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.17.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      • State:
      1. Kitzhaber outlines early-education goals, Statesman Journal, 8.17.2011, by Saerom Yoo


      • OUS:
      1. [Audio] Your town: OSU-Cascades, KBND, 8.15.2011
      2. 'Electric Avenue' opens to public at PSU for e-commuters, Oregonian, 8.16.2011, by Ted Sickinger
      3. PSU Launches 'Electric Avenue' Charging Stations, OPB, 8.16.2011
      4. SOU workers, state reach impasse on new contract, Mail Tribune, 8.17.2011, by John Darling
      5. OSU Dean of Students embarks on a voyage around the world, Oregonian, 8.15.2011, by Theresa Hogue
      • K-12:
      1. Most Oregon high school grads unprepared for college, half would fail freshman college math, report says, Oregonian, 8.17.2011, by Betsy Hammond
      • National:
      1. Why Flagship Public Universities Should Stay Public, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 8.7.2011, by Kevin Carey


      • OUS:
      1. OUS to break ground on Oregon's largest solar project, Sustainable Business Oregon, 8.15.2011, by Christina Williams
      2. 'College is an option', Daily Tidings, 8.16.2011, by Hannah Guzik
      3. UO Program Exposes Low-Income Student to College Life, KEZI, 8.10.2011, by Gia Vang
      4. Skanska eyeing space in Oregon Sustainability Center?, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.12.2011, by Angela Webber
      5. Extension gives hand to rising crop of women farmers, Gazette-Times, 8.15.2011, by Gail Cole
      6. OSU Extension plans consolidation, Democrat-Herald, 8.11.2011, by Alex Paul
      7. Still no contract for OSU staff, Gazette-Times, 8.12.2011
      8. UO aces fundraising efforts, Register Guard, 8.12.2011, by Greg Bolt
      9.  Private giving to UO remains strong, Portland Business Journal, 8.12.2011, by Gretchen Holzgang
      • Other Oregon Higher Ed:
      1. COCC's Prineville campus to open, Bend Bulletin, 8.15.2011, by Patrick Cliff
      • National:
      1. Recession Widened Education Gap in Job Market, Wall Street Journal, 8.12.2011, by Justin Lahart
      2. State Officials Say Difficult Changes Are Needed to Help More Students Graduate, Chronicle of Higher Ed, 8.10.2011, by Eric Kelderman
      3.  'Running in Place', Inside Higher Ed, 8.11.2011, by Allie Grasgreen


      • OUS:
      1. Hatfield legacy lives in OSU leadership in the marine sciences, Oregonian, 8.9.2011, by Todd Simmons
      2. Learning Management Systems are the talk of higher-ed technology, Daily Vanguard, 8.9.2011, by Ryan Deming
      3. OSU geologist part of team that predicted underwater volcano eruption, Gazette-Times, 8.10.2011
      4. Summer brings construction to campus, Daily Barometer, 8.10.2011, by Scott Campbell
      5. PSU research will gauge carbon storage in poor village forests of Nepal, Oregonian, 8.9.2011, by Jenny DuVander
      6. $80,000 parking system debuts this September, Daily Vanguard, 8.9.2011, by Vinh Tran
      7. $1.2M awarded to Oregon electric vehicle nonprofit, Daily Journal of Commerce, 8.5.2011, by Lindsey O'Brien
      8. Willamette University included in college guide,  Statesman Journal, 8.9.2011, by Barbara Curtin
      • National Higher Ed:
      1. Education pays off in better jobs, higher salaries, Reuters, 8.5.2011, by Bernd Debusmann Jr.
      2. Higher "Ed" Could be Next Bubble to Burst, New American, 8.8.2011, by Jack Kenny  
      3. The Self-Exam That Higher Education Would Rather Not Conduct, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8.7.2011, by Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus
      4. 6 ways the debt deal could hurt college students, Fosters, 8.10.2011, by Candice Choi


      • OUS:
      1. New education dean brings science to the table, 8.6.2011, Gazette-Times, by Gail Cole
      2. Funding for graduate education slashed in new debt deal, Daily Emerald, 8.7.2011, by Deborah Bloom
      3. Extending knowledge, 8.1.2011, Gazette-Times, by Gail Cole
      4. Expanded outreach, 8.8.2011, Gazette-Times, by Gail Cole
      5. Jump in Entrepreneurship, KDRV, 8.5.2011, by Erin Maxson
      6. Student scores not kind to UO profs, Register Guard, 8.8.2011, by Mark Baker




      • OUS:
      1. Expanding campuses for Oregon higher education, Statesman Journal, 7.30.2011, by Stefanie Knowlton
      2. Salem gets UO students' final report on redevelopment ideas, Statesman Journal, 7.31.2011, Beth Casper
      3. EPA on OSU: Orange is powered by green, KVAL, 7.26.2011, by Theresa Hogue
      4. OSU Extension Service through the years, Gazette-Times, 7.31.2011
      5. University growth causes tension in surrounding neighborhoods, Daily Emerald, 7.31.2011, by Deborah Bloom