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The extent of the personal considerations Knight seemed to expect in exchange for his financial gifts to the University of Oregon also surprised Frohnmayer. The disastrous fallout from the signing of the WRC agreement was, in many ways, a wake-up call for the university president, who suddenly realized he’d been laboring for years under some serious delusions about the nature of the bargain he’d made by taking Knight’s money.

—Joshua Hunt, Pacific Standard1


  1. Hunt, Joshua. (2018-Oct-18). The Secret Betrayal That Sealed Nike’s Special Influence Over the University of Oregon. Pacific Standard. Retrieved from https://psmag.com/education/the-secret-betrayal-that-sealed-nikes-special-influence-over-the-university-of-oregon