Education and research

Education and research
Q&A with former PacifiCorp CEO, Judi Johansen
June 2008
Sunday, June 01, 2008


Former PacifiCorp CEO Judi Johansen becomes president of Marylhurst University on July 1, replacing Nancy Wilgenbusch, who is retiring after 24 years.


Feds fund job-training programs
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

Oregon education and job-training programs are getting money from the federal Department of Labor, including $1.6 million for the renewable wind energy program at Columbia Gorge Community College in Hood River County.


Reading, writing and real estate
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

LincolnHighSchool.jpgFaced with aging buildings and growing needs, schools struggle to find suitable new locations, and discover the necessity of partnerships with business and the community.


Reinvestment in education is vital
October 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007

"Balancing what Hyatt refers to as the “businessification” of universities with the broader mission of higher learning will remain a significant challenge in the decades to come."


Oregon universities struggle with their business angle
September 2007
Saturday, September 01, 2007


In May, a tiny nonprofit in downtown Portland sent a one-page letter to every liberal arts college in the United States offering a simple, but formidable challenge: Boycott the U.S. News & World Report’s influential annual ranking of colleges.



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