These are strange and troubling times for our country and for Higher Education. The new Trump administration surprised us all with how quickly they decided to roll out their agenda. Each week features a new round of troubling executive orders and appointments that threaten to roll back any recent progress on social justice issues that directly affect campuses. How is Oregon higher ed impacted with the onslaught of changes coming from Washington? Here are a few local stories about what’s happening on campuses in Oregon.
Portland State University
PSU declared sanctuary campus—OregonLive, January 29, 2017
International student applications decline—Portland Tribune, Feb. 16, 2017
University of Oregon
Michael Schill troubled by immigration ban—OregonLive, January 29, 2017