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Freyd’s survey won’t cancel out the coming AAU’s

Correction: The original article said the survey would come out fall 2015 and that the AAU would be developing the survey. The survey, which will actually be developed by a professional company, will come out in spring 2015. he Association of American Universities is planning to administer a national survey …

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SEIU Local 503 and supporters sit in at Johnson Hall amid strike

Members of SEIU Local 503, along with supporters from across the state that included students, staff and faculty from the University of Oregon, sat in the reception area of the president’s office in Johnson Hall Wednesday afternoon. “You’re one paycheck away from being homeless,” one supporter said during a break …

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SEIU Local 503 demonstrators take to Johnson Hall before strike authorization

Members of the employee union that represents classified staff at the University of Oregon took to Johnson Hall Thursday afternoon in order to raise awareness on current contract negotiations that could lead to a strike. SEIU Local 503 is currently bargaining with the Oregon University System. The union reached an …

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Oregon University System classified staff union will vote on strike authorization in early September

The union that represents the University of Oregon’s classified staff will decide on Sept. 9, 10 and 11 whether or not to go on strike. SEIU Local 503 on Monday announced that contract negotiations with the Oregon University System, a body governed by the State Board of Higher Education of …

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Oregon football’s $68 million performance center has a name: The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex

The $68 million Oregon football performance center that has garnered national attention over the last few days finally has an official name: The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Named for Lola Hatfield and Dorothie Dowlin, Phil Knight’s mother and mother-in-law, respectively, the structure is the second large-scale project named after members of the …

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Oregon state Senate approves nearly $24 million in bonding authority to UO

The Oregon state Senate approved a series of bills today that authorize approximately $1 billion in bonding authority for projects statewide, with the University of Oregon receiving about $24 million. The Senate approved two items with a price tag of more than $8 million for the UO: $8.5 for the …

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UO economics professor files complaint against UO general counsel and lawyers

Last week, University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh filed a complaint with the Oregon State Bar, alleging Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick misled a judge. Gary and Rudnick are partners at the Harrang Long Gary Rudnick law firm, which has been representing the UO administration in recent union …

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Higher Education Board approves UO Proposal for 4.5 percent tuition increase

At a meeting in Portland today, members of the Higher Education Board’s Finance and Administration committee agreed to submit a budget proposal to the Oregon University System that includes 4.8 percent tuition increases across the state system and a 4.5 percent tuition increase for the University of Oregon. The proposed …

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Interim Dean of CAS announced, Provost search continues

The latest development in a recent game of administrative musical chairs was announced Wednesday, when W. Andrew Marcus, associate dean of social sciences, was announced as the replacement to act as Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. This temporary promotion follows the appointment of former Dean Scott Coltrane to …

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Student interest rates face impending changes, Congress offers proposals

Each day brings finals week one step closer and, as the end of the year nears, deadlines are the top thought on students’ minds. On a national level, another deadline looms: On July 1, 2013, the interest rates for subsidized student loans are set to double from 3.4 to 6.8 …

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