Oregon College of Art and Craft, PSU merger not ‘financially feasible,’ president says

January 30, 2019

Portland State University has backed off a plan to acquire the Oregon College of Art and Craft, leaving the venerable Southwest Portland institution and its 140 students with an uncertain future.

“Based on our research, it is not financially feasible for us given other budget challenges that we face,” PSU President Rahmat Shoureshi told officials for the art school.

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