OSU-Cascades Honors Former University President

OSU-Cascades unveiled a memorial to honor former Oregon State University president Paul Risser today.

Risser served as president of OSU from 1996 to 2002 and was instrumental in bringing the four-year university to Central Oregon

He passed in 2014, two years before OSU-Cascades relocated to its own campus, but his wife Les Risser was in Bend today to celebrate the success of his dream. 

The university hopes that the memorial will serve as an informal gathering area where people can collaborate and problem-solve in honor of Risser.

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