Supporters of UO president call for demonstration
Monday, November 28, 2011
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Supporters of fired University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (la-riv-ee-air) planned a demonstration at noon Tuesday in front of the administration building in Eugene.
The Oregonian also reports (http://is.gd/Zfn1KY ) the faculty assembly plans an emergency assembly on Wednesday.
The state Board of Education voted to fire Lariviere on Monday at a meeting in Portland. The board says he lost its trust by pushing for more independence for the university at the expense of the state's six other campuses.
Lariviere also is a tenured UO professor and says he will return to the classroom to teach Sanskrit.
Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com