Lindsay Desrochers to change roles

On Monday, Dr. Lindsay Desrochers shared her decision to step down from her position as Portland State’s vice president of Finance and Administration so that she can assume a faculty position in the College of Urban and Public Affairs next winter.

More tenure-track faculty at PSU

Portland State’s student population has nearly doubled in the last 20 years, and the increased enrollment and dollars means that many departments will be able to hire more tenure-track professors.

New health care law leads to double coverage

Correction: It was originally reported that the PSU insurance cap is $75,000.  This was incorrect, the PSU insurance cap is $7,500.  The Vanguard regrets its error.

Last March, President Obama signed the landmark Affordable Care Act into law, beginning a major national health care reform.