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The story of Dr. Ken Debevoise at the U of O would be a great way to address this serious national issue in a local way. The University of Oregon is, in effect, saying that because Instructor Debevoise is not an active researcher, he has no value to the University.
Anyone who believes that public universities serve a valuable purpose as centers of undergraduate education as well as research will find this issue important. Ken Debevoise is probably one of the most inspiring teachers in Oregon, with a true talent for helping undergraduates get the most out of their public education. If the University follows through with the decision to phase out Dr. Debevoise, it will be taking an important step away from undergraduate education as a co-equal priority with research.
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