Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Senate Petition for the Reinstatement of President Lariviere

This from the UO Senate:

University of Oregon Community

Robert Kyr, University Senate President
University Senate Executive Committee

Petition for the Reinstatement of President Richard Lariviere
Please sign no later than noon on Tuesday, November 29, 2011
On behalf of the university community, the Senate has formulated a petition for the reinstatement of President Richard Lariviere, which demands that faculty, officers of administration, students, classified staff, and officers of research be significantly involved in decision-making at this level.  I strongly urge you to sign this petition which you can access through the following link (and which will also be posted on the Senate webpage):
If you wish to see an excel sheet listing everyone who has signed the petition, then please follow these instructions: 1) Use the link above to access the petition and fill it out, then click “submit”; 2) Click the “results” tab (to the right of the “view” tab); 3) Click “Download”; 4) Another page will appear, and under “Export Format,” click “Microsoft Excel”; 5) Finally, click “Download” (in the box) at the bottom of the page.

The results of the petition will be sent to the list of individuals printed at the end of this email. In addition to signing the petition, I strongly encourage you to write your own letter to as many of these individuals as possible. Furthermore, please show your support by joining the following Facebook page (by clicking “Like” at the top of the page):
Please be aware that the Senate Executive Committee will meet today in emergency session, and within the next 24 hours, we will announce a series of Senate actions that will involve our entire university community. These plans for action will be posted on the Senate webpage:
Contacting Governor John Kitzhaber - requires leaving an entry on the state web site at:
Here are the State Board and Chancellor e-mail addresses:

This link allows you to determine who your Oregon State Legislators are and provides contact information for them: 

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