Board votes to approve 11% tuition increase

Portland State’s Board of Trustees voted 6-3 to approve the finance and administration’s recommended budget proposal for the upcoming biennium—including an 11.11% tuition increase. The Board meeting ran 30 minutes…

Hill to Hall May 6–9

May 6: Oregon Republicans shut down Senate over tax bill Oregon Republicans have shut down the Oregon Senate in protest to House Bill 3427, a bill that would tax businesses…

Hill to Hall April 8–13

April 8: Oregon Senate rejects bill to lower Oregon’s drunk driving limit A bill that would have lowered Oregon’s drunk driving limit from .08% to .05% died in session. Senate…

PSU accreditation at risk

The regional organization that provides accreditation for over 150 schools in seven states has given Portland State two years to improve its processes for defining and assessing student learning outcomes,…

Harming Survivors, Saving Dollars

It’s no secret Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos hasn’t been the loudest advocate for students. In fact, she’s barely been an advocate at all. In her latest initiative—a reworking of…