The Open-Records King of Eugene

Glen Waddell

William T. Harbaugh, a professor of economics at the U. of Oregon, is a frequent filer of public-information requests to get information for his blog, UOMatters. “It’s a little fun to be a little bit provocative,” he says. “That’s part of being effective.”
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Since 2009 the University of Oregon has had five presidents, including interim officeholders. It has gone through four athletic directors, and it’s now advertising for its fourth general counsel.

During that time the institution has endured an...

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