Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Student protesters disrupt University of Oregon's announcement of $50 million gift

OregonLive
By Therese Bottomly
October 6, 2017

The University of Oregon president's state of the university speech in Eugene was canceled Friday after a noisy group of protesters took over the stage where he was to announce an anonymous $50 million gift.

President Michael Schill walked out of the auditorium without ever taking the podium.  He said later in a video address that, while he supports free speech, he does not support protests that impede other people's free speech rights.

Read the full article at the OregonLive website here.

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