University http://nwpr.org en Oregon Universities Fastest-Growing In Nation http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-universities-fastest-growing-nation <p>Enrollment in Oregon’s public universities has grown faster than those in any other state in the country. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, Rob Manning has more on a new national study. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:41:13 +0000 Rob Manning 23818 at http://nwpr.org Washington's University Presidents Discuss Higher Ed Funding Cuts http://nwpr.org/post/washingtons-university-presidents-discuss-higher-ed-funding-cuts <p>This week, Washington state&rsquo;s public university presidents met for a <a href="http://townhallseattle.org/">Seattle Town Hall</a> discussion on the risks of continued cuts to higher education. The state now ranks 48th in per capita enrollment in public baccalaureate programs. Some say these cuts are permanently undermining our state economy and killing job creation. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 23:42:48 +0000 2484 at http://nwpr.org Washington's University Presidents Discuss Higher Ed Funding Cuts University of Oregon Faculty Seek to Unionize http://nwpr.org/post/university-oregon-faculty-seek-unionize <p>University of Oregon faculty members are collecting signatures in an effort to establish a union. It would be comprised of all full and part time professors and instructors -- about 2,000 members. KLCC&#39;s Rachael McDonald has more.</p><p>The group United Academics of the University of Oregon has been gathering support for the union effort this month. But it&#39;s a process that began in the fall according to Michael Dreiling, an Associate Professor of Sociology.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:48:59 +0000 Rachael McDonald 2311 at http://nwpr.org University of Oregon Faculty Seek to Unionize