Education

This page contains KLCC stories about Education. 
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Jes Burns

Since Donald Trump’s presidential win, university students around the nation held rallies Wednesday calling on administrators to declare their schools “sanctuary campuses”.  The University of Oregon says it supports all its students regardless of immigration status.

Knopf Doubleday

A former U.S. diplomat spoke Monday with University of Oregon law students about how national security and foreign policy might play out under a President Donald Trump.
J. Kael Weston spent 7 years in Iraq and Afghanistan working for the State Department. He says it’s hard to know how Trump will approach international affairs.

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Prospective students considering Western Oregon University for a college next fall can take standardized testing off the ‘to do’ list. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, officials have stopped requiring the ACTs and SATs.   

University of Oregon

University of Oregon President Michael Schill says he is saddened and angered that a law professor donned blackface to host a Halloween party.

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Law Professor who has been called on to resign after wearing black-face on Halloween has released a statement.

Lane Community College

A Lane Community College instructor hopes the outcome of her Title IX lawsuit settlement will help improve safety on campus. The instructor sued after she says administrators failed to address her concerns about a male student who stalked her.

 

Classified staff at Lane Community College have accepted their contract and will not strike.

 

Jacob Lewin

In recent years, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University together have increased enrollment by more than 10-thousand undergraduates. The number of in-state students has been relatively flat. The new dependence on out-of-state students raises a lot of questions.  Meanwhile the corporate tax measure 97, on the ballot next week, may also have an impact on that trend.

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There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.


Karen Richards

Lane Community College's classified staff and its administration have reached a tentative contract agreement. If approved by both sides, the union won't strike. But more tough talks are coming.

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