Tag Archives: Higher Education Funding

Editorial: Lawmakers should back Gov. Brown on OSU-Cascades bonds

Gov. Kate Brown gave the OSU-Cascades campus badly needed support Dec. 8 when she included some $39 million for the school in the higher education financing package she’s seeking from the 2018 Legislature. With luck, lawmakers will be more receptive to the state’s newest university next year than they were in this one. Source: Editorial: […]
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Gov. Brown seeks $39M for OSU-Cascades

Money is part of a supplemental budget going to lawmakers in February. Gov. Kate Brown announced late Friday that she will ask the Legislature to approve an additional $39 million in funding for the Oregon State University-Cascades campus in Bend. The funding is part of an $88 million financing package that Brown requested for OSU-Cascades, […]
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OSU crosses fingers on new $39 million request

“New opportunity” but past setbacks show “anything can happen” supporters say. The roller-coaster ride of state funding for OSU-Cascades took a sharp upward swing this weekend with the announcement that Gov. Kate Brown wants $39 million more to build the Bend campus. Source: OSU crosses fingers on new $39 million request; “New opportunity” but past […]
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Gov. Brown and UO reach possible deal for $40 million in state bonds for Knight science campus

Gov. Kate Brown and ­leaders of the University of Oregon have reached a mutually ­beneficial agreement that could result in an extra $40 million in state bonds in February for the UO’s new Knight science campus project. Brown endorsed the UO’s ­financial ask in a letter to state lawmakers on Dec. 4, ­after the UO […]
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Guest column: Make the commitment to OSU-Cascades

As long-time advocates for the creation and expansion of Oregon State University-Cascades and Co-Chairs of NOW4 OSU-Cascades, a recent Bulletin editorial regarding funding for the campus gave us pause. As readers may recall, Oregon’s 2017 Legislature awarded OSU-Cascades only $9.5 million of the $69.5 million requested for campus expansion, leaving many scratching their heads. Source: […]
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Editorial: State should invest in OSU-Cascades

Central Oregon is the fastest-growing part of the state and one of the fastest-growing places in the nation. It is a community in transition to better-paying jobs and new technologies. The state of Oregon should invest in OSU-Cascades to support the region and the state’s future. Source: Editorial: State should invest in OSU-Cascades

Editorial: Salem’s excuse factory aims at OSU-Cascades

Central Oregonians should not forget what the Legislature did this year to deny funding to OSU-Cascades. Especially because the Legislature could be about to do it again. The Legislature gave the campus money to launch a campus to serve the fastest-growing part of the state. But now as demand and the community’s population grow, state […]
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OSU-Cascades seeking $39 million

Funding needed to get campus back on timeline. Oregon State University-Cascades will seek $39 million in additional funding next year to keep the fastest growing university in the fastest growing part of the state on track, college officials said Tuesday. Source: OSU-Cascades seeking $39 million

UO reveals design for Knight Campus; construction to start next year

A pair of four-story glass towers along Franklin Boulevard will be the first buildings of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact at the University of Oregon, the university revealed Friday. The UO released drawings, animated video and a model of the planned structures scheduled for completion in 2020. A skybridge will […]
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As I See It: Health care at a tipping point — Guest Opinion

I have felt proud of spending so much of my life helping others find a better life for themselves, as part of the system of higher education. But now I live in fear. Fear for our graduates and fear for the future of higher education. The reason is the devastating effects on the world of […]
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