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The public corporation route also allowed OHSU to become one of the top nursing schools in the nation. As a society, we get what we pay for and unfortunately the citizens of Oregon have made a choice to continue to defund higher education. As a result, to maintain a modicum of quality universities have to raise tuition. Tax funding per student is nearly half of what it was 20 years ago; that gap needs to be made up somehow.
Right now, our colleges are in limbo. They can't control tuition revenue and can't control tax revenue. We can't have it both ways. Let's either return to the model where taxes fund the majority of higher education in the state, or allow universities to control their own revenue stream.
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