University Senate Resolution US08/09-7

Sponsored by: Peter Gilkey and ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz

Background information: House Bill 2939, which is being considered at the 2009 session of the Oregon Legislature, would provide that certain students are to be considered residents of Oregon for the purpose of determining tuition and fees at the University of Oregon. If HB 2939 passes, then a student who is not a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States would be entitled to attend the University of Oregon and pay in state tuition rates and fees provided that s/he had satisfied conditions which can be paraphrased as follows:

Be it therefore resolved: The University of Oregon Senate finds the provisions of HB 2939, as outlined above, to be equitable, wise, and just educational policy.
  1. Passage of this motion entails no financial cost to the University; implementation of HB 2939 may entail additional financial cost to the University.
  2. See Original version proposed by Sam Dotters-Katz
  3. See Email in support from Lynn Stephen.
  4. Passed at the 13 May 2009 meeting of the UO Senate.
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