At least one of von Schlegell’s colleagues on the Board disagrees with him.
Board Vice President Tony Van Vliet is a professor emeritus at Oregon State University and spent two decades in the Oregon Legislature. He says the way the state gets its money in the first place is the 800-pound gorilla. And he cautions against a complete break with the current system.
Are you a college student? Do you have a child in college? How would you like to see the state’s higher eduation system change? Would you support changes to the tax system to provide more a more stable funding base for Oregon’s public colleges and universities? What could we be doing better right now with the funds we have?
- Tony Van Vliet: Vice president of the Oregon Board of Higher Education
- Ed Ray: President of Oregon State University
- Dalton Miller-Jones: Member of the Oregon Board of Higher Education and professor at Portland State University
- Brian Fox: Student at Southern Oregon University and student member of the Oregon Board of Higher Education