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As proud as we may be of the accomplishments of our Oregon schools, the fact is that have been on a starvation diet for decades, and this is reflected in eroding quality of faculty, declines in the national rankings, and ultimately our economic well-being (how much do you think the income gap between Washington and Oregon is a product of the University of Washington?).
This issue resonates beyond the state schools to the whole system of higher education in Oregon. At my own liberal arts college, we have faced difficulties in hiring and retaining faculty because spouses and domestic partners have no chance for a competitively paid job in this state.
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