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Strategy & Collaboration

2016 Legislative Session Resources

During each legislative session, the HECC presents to legislative committees and advises the Oregon Legislature and the Governor on topics of critical concern to Oregon higher education, working in close collaboration with campus leaders and partners.

Session Summary

This Legislative Report provides an overview of a selection of key legislative investments and bills approved during Oregon’s 2016 Legislative Session:

Additional summaries of featured legislative work can be found in the HECC Collaborations e-newsletter.​

Updates and Testimony

In 2016, the HECC presented to legislative committees on numerous topics related to postsecondary affordability and student success, workforce, and efforts to foster transitions and pathways between each sector of the public educational enterprise.

Staff Updates to the Commission

HECC staff regularly update the Commission on legislative activity at its public meetings: