Lariviere out at UO; his vision didn't match with Kitzhaber's

Jeff Mapes, Oregonian:

University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere, whose contract won't be renewed by the state higher education board, didn't fit in with Gov. John Kitzhaber's push to break down educational "silos."

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    John, besides being gutsy, is aiming at higher education's fundamental structural flaw, which I saw for 8 years teaching at SOU--namely silo-like thinking. That thinking, between academic disciplines, also weakens the individual schools in the state system. I'd love to see him take aim at that next.

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