THE FIRST DAY BACK FROM SPRING BREAK ALSO
MARKS THE FIRST DAY ON THE JOB FOR OREGON TECH PRESIDENT DR. NAGI NAGANATHAN. “it feels grand today – so i’m very excited
to be here today.” NAGANATHAN SAYS HE’LL BE SPENDING THE NEXT
FEW WEEKS VISITING WITH STAFF, LEGISLATORS, AND STUDENTS. “that is something you’ll see me doing a lot
more of – i have a program in mind, i’m going to call it ‘walk with the president’, wherein
i really have informal walks with the students, get to learn about their oregon tech experience.” ‘DR. NAGI’ SAYS HE BELIEVES OREGON TECH’S FOCUS
ON ENGINEERING AND HEALTH WILL HELP TO ‘SERVE A WORLD LOOKING FOR SOLUTIONS’.
“with respect to the oregon manufacturing innovation center, the OMIC, and the rural
health initiative – i think those are two prime spots, then here is an opportunity for
us to become nationally prominent.” PRESIDENT NAGANATHAN SAYS HE’S IMPRESSED WITH
THE SCHOOL’S LOCAL LINKS. “i was very pleased when i came to interview,
how many people from the community showed up – that’s very exciting.” NAGANATHAN BECOMES OREGON TECH’S SEVENTH PRESIDENT…AND
HE SAYS HE ALREADY LIKES HIS NEW HOME. “klamath falls is a lovely young lady, ready
to be decorated as a beautiful bride.” IN KLAMATH FALLS, LYLE AHRENS, NBC2 NEWS.