12/28/12 - Coverage from Oregon Live, AP & Eugene Register Guard
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From the Eugene Register Guard Article:
“These are broad, sweeping, massive changes to make,” said Tana Atchley, secretary for the Oregon Indian Education Association. “It’s really disrespectful that they would go in and do that without consulting the tribes.”
Bob Garcia, chairman of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw, said the university didn’t consult the university president’s Native American Advisory Board about the restructuring.
"I don’t know if that was the intent or a lack of thought,” Garcia said.
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