Archived webinar: Textbook Affordability: Student Perspectives and Advocacy

By | March 15, 2018

The high cost of textbooks is a major obstacle for college students pursuing their educational goals. Oregon’s colleges and universities have made progress on lowering the cost of course materials, thanks in part to strong advocacy from student groups. In this webinar, student activists talk about strategies that they have pursued to promote affordable textbooks on their campuses.


Tabitha Pitzer (she/her/hers)
Oregon State University Student
Oregon Student Association Board of Directors Chair

Kien Truong (he/him/his)
PCC District Student Council Chair
PCC Student Trustee

Kaitlyn Vitez (she/her/hers)
U.S. PIRG Higher Ed Advocate

Sarabi J. Castillo-Machuca (she/her/hers)
OSPIRG Vice Chair, SOU
Textbook Campaign Coordinator

Presentation slides


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