Administration

Portland State U. Ties Its Fortunes to Those of Its Quirky City

Leah Nash for The Chronicle

Wim Wiewel, president of Portland State U., poses at the campus's Urban Plaza, a transit hub for the city.
November 11, 2013

People who observe the history of Portland say that it is the land of small things: tiny firms, quirky start-up businesses, a compact city, small landholdings, microbrews. As higher education goes, Portland has historically been a bit undersized...

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