Home Must Reads SOU threatens JPR Foundation

SOU threatens JPR Foundation

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, June 14, 2012

A strongly worded letter from Southern Oregon University's law firm threatened the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation board with "expensive" lawsuits in a dispute over ownership and control of the radio stations.

The March 22 letter from the Portland firm of Miller Nash LLP, also attorney for the Oregon University System Chancellor's Office, was obtained by the Mail Tribune this week. It sheds more light on the struggle to break up the current leadership over Jefferson Public Radio's 22 stations.

"It was meant to cast fear across the directorship (of the board)," said Steve Nelson, JPR Foundation board president. "It was designed to frighten us."

In March, the foundation board considered shoring up its interests in the radio station operations and protecting its ventures, including the restoration of the Holly Theatre and plans for Jefferson Square, a project on 10th Street in Medford that would create a new headquarters for JPR.

Read more in today's Ashland Daily Tidings.

 

More Articles

Startup or Grow Up?

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JON BELL

Startup culture is all the rage. Is there a downside?


Read more...

Powerlist: Law Firms

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with leading partners at law firms in Portland and eastern Oregon, followed by October's powerlist.


Read more...

Video: The 100 Best Survey

News
Thursday, August 28, 2014

100-best-logo-2015 500pxw-1OB Research Editor Kim Moore shares some pointers about the 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.


Read more...

Poll Wrap-Up

News
Friday, August 15, 2014

2014 NewPoll-report-newsletterthumbIn this week's poll, we asked readers: "Who should pay for the troubled Cover Oregon website?" Here are the results.


Read more...

Gender Code

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley reprograms tech.


Read more...

Tight and Loose

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

As schools implement more rigorous academic standards, holistic and flexible approaches to K-12 education flourish.


Read more...

The Rail Baron

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Oil is gushing out of the U.S. and Canada, and much of it is coming from places that don’t have pipeline infrastructure. So it’s being shipped by rail.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS