The Tuition and Fees Advisory Board, which recommends tuition increases to university administrators each spring, met on Friday, Nov. 16 for its last meeting of the term.
When Ken Barrett came to the University of Oregon for his freshman year as a veteran who served 10 years with the National Guard, he saw the Student Veteran Center in the EMU and decided to check it out. He connected with a peer advisor who was able to show him around campus.
The University of Oregon Board of Trustees announced that several of its members will be holding office hours. They invite members of the UO community to come share their opinions with board representatives in the weeks leading up to the Dec. 3 board meeting.
More than 50 graduate students, former graduate student union members and demonstrators gathered in front of Johnson Hall on Friday afternoon to mark the first day of negotiations between the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and the University of Oregon.
The North Campus Conditional Use Permit was approved Wednesday, Oct. 31 by the hearings official, according to a recent Around the O post. The permit gives the University control over 77 acres of land north of Franklin Boulevard for 30 years.
Eugene community members filled Tsunami Books on Tuesday evening to listen to author Joshua Hunt discuss his new book, “University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought American Higher Education,” in which Hunt details the power and influence that the sportswear company and its owner Phil Knigh…
After the Board of Trustees awarded University of Oregon President Michael Schill a one-time performance bonus at last month’s board meeting, Schill announced that he intended to donate the $76,000 to create a new scholarship for first-generation students.
After 18 years at Washington University in St. Louis, Debra Beck will be joining the University Health Center here at the University of Oregon as its newest executive director.
Nineteen University of Oregon law school professors joined more than 2,400 law professors from across the country in signing a letter published in the New York Times calling on the United States Senate to not confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
The University of Oregon Board of Trustees approved a new contract for President Michael Schill, increasing his annual salary by up to $78,000 and solidifying his position at the university through 2023.
On Monday, Jayanth Banavar, University of Oregon Provost and Senior Vice President, announced his appointment of Bruce Blonigen as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).
Gabe Paquette said he has always resisted choosing between his various academic passions. A history professor by trade, the new dean of the Robert D. Clark Honors College has spent time studying philosophy, government, biology and multiple foreign languages. So when he heard the Honors Colle…
Geography professor Andrew Marcus will be stepping down as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in December, according to an announcement addressed to University of Oregon community members by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar on Aug. 17. UO will conduct a national search for a new dean.
The dance department in the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance has suspended its graduate dance program, and administrators say that they do not know when the program will return.
In an attempt to access online academic journals, hackers working on behalf of the Iranian government stole the usernames and passwords of 62 University of Oregon professors from 2014 to 2017, according to U.S. Department of Justice documents obtained by the Emerald. The cyberattack was a co…
The University Senate unanimously elected Elizabeth Skowron as its new vice president and awarded faculty, staff and students for serving the university community at its last meeting of the academic year.
University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences, or CAS, has created a position for a new Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives (ADSI). The new job will be filled by Carol Stabile who is a professor of women and gender studies and the interim division dean of social sciences. Stabile was…
The University of Oregon is planning to increase its student body by 3,000 students over the course of eight years in order to increase tuition revenue to cover a $16.7 million deficit in the university budget.
Last week the University of Oregon announced that they will be searching for candidates for 39 tenure-track faculty members for the 2018-19 school year.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill wrote in a statement Thursday that the boycott, divest and sanctions resolution passed by the ASUO Senate during last night’s senate meeting is divisive and inconsistent with UO’s value of inclusion.
The University Senate voted to change course evaluations and create a task force for evaluating differential tuition at its meeting Wednesday.
The Teaching Evaluation Task Force presented official changes to course evaluations at the Senate meeting last Wednesday after a series of town halls and meetings with various student groups on campus.
The University Senate voted to change the multicultural requirement for students at the University of Oregon at its meeting Wednesday afternoon.
The University of Oregon is in the process of hiring an associate vice provost for online and distance education. The position is new and part of UO’s effort to better coordinate and support online education.
University of Oregon law professor Nancy Shurtz, who was at the center of controversy in fall 2016 after a photo of her in black makeup at her Halloween party circulated online, will return to campus in July, following her one-year sabbatical in Florida.
In the coming weeks the University Senate will hold elections to slate a new vice president and president-elect after it officially instates its new president, Bill Harbaugh.
During fall term, a student demonstration sparked a debate that would challenge the student conduct code, the power of administrators, and institutionalized racism on campus. The issue even gained national media attention when the New York Times published an op-ed from President Michael Schi…
UO President Michael Schill and Provost Jayanth Banavar approved strategic initiative funding from a set of recommendations from the UO’s Budget Advisory Group, according to reporting by Around the O.
The University Senate passed a faculty-sponsored resolution this afternoon to withdraw the North Campus conditional use permit. The permit aims to renovate athletic fields and develop parking lots to accommodate the new Knight Campus.
UO Provost Jayanth Banavar stated in an email to UO instructors that students who participate in the National School Walkout tomorrow will not be charged with student conduct code violations.
Situated on the south bank of the Willamette River, the University of Oregon riverfront fields are — to put it politely — rugged. Often overlooked, these fields are only noticed during the walk to Autzen that guides Duck fans through the patchy riverfront grass. But the fields are a burden f…
The Board of Trustees met for the second day and has voted to increase tuition and approve differential tuition.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill sent a campus-wide email on Friday describing his hope to reduce the cost of the honors college, add a $20-per-credit fee to undergraduate business classes and to continue with overall tuition increases for next year.
After more than a month of deliberation, the University of Oregon’s Tuition and Fee Advisory Board has reached a reluctant consensus: they recommend a tuition increase of 2.84 percent for in-state students and 2.49 percent for out-of-state students during the 2018-19 academic year.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill’s portrait was finished and unveiled over winter break in a private showing in the faculty club space of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
The university senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to support the student collective’s second resolution — to denounce white supremacy on campus and to create a task force to educate students on UO’s history. The task force will also propose modifications to white nationalist monuments on campus.
The Lundquist College of Business needs a financial boost, and it could be coming straight out of business students’ pockets.
University of Oregon Provost Jayanth Banavar has very full days. Meetings with faculty, with students and with deans from different schools and colleges — all with the aim to solve as many issues as he can.
About 100 people gathered in the ballroom of the University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center on Nov. 28, to congratulate and celebrate the 12 recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Employee Award.
Students protesters charged with violating the conduct code say they are being turned away from the University of Oregon’s student legal counseling.
Update: The UO Student Collective sent out a press release that requested the UO senate support the collective’s demands.
A University of Oregon student who was charged with student conduct code violations for participating in a demonstration on Oct. 6 says she was not at the protest.
On Monday, members of the UO Student Collective, a group of student activists, were notified by university officials that members are being charged with violating the UO student conduct code after they protested UO President Michael Schill’s state of the university address on Oct. 6.
Protesters swarmed the EMU Ballroom stage last Friday to disrupt University President Michael Schill’s scheduled State of the University speech. Compared to past protests at UO, this was a small one — but it ended the speech before it could begin.
University officials confirmed an anonymous donation of $50 million to be spent at the discretion of President Michael Schill on Friday morning.
UO President Schill’s State of the University speech was suspended after a group of protesting students swarmed the stage after it started. Hundreds of audience members left the EMU Ballroom after Kevin Marbury, interim vice president of student life, announced the suspension about five minu…