The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation voted by a wide margin to ratify the new three-year contract it reached with the University of Oregon, wrapping up a year of bargaining.
The Service Employees International Union voted Tuesday to ratify the tentative agreement between the SEIU and Oregon’s public universities that was decided in late Sept. This process was the final step in the lengthy bargaining process that began months ago.
The University of Oregon is growing in more ways than one — this year's incoming class made records for its size, diversity and level of academic achievement.
Correction on Wednesday, Nov. 6: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the University of Oregon was the largest university in Oregon and receives the least state funding of the universities in Oregon. This story has been updated to reflect that UO is the third-largest four…
The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and University of Oregon Administration reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday following 14 hours of negotiations.
The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, the union that represents the University of Oregon’s 1,400 graduate employees, held a sit-in Tuesday at the EMU’s ground floor. The demonstration was the most recent step in nearly 12 months of the union’s contract negotiations with UO.
After nearly a year of bargaining for a new contract, and both sides coming closer to an agreement last Friday, the University of Oregon and its graduate employee union still aren’t out of the woods.
Update on the morning of Oct. 26:
Members of the Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation, which represents the graduate educators at the University of Oregon, and their supporters chanted pro-union slogans and distributed pamphlets with information about their role on campus and their ongoing contract negotiations Thursday.
It's no secret that the University of Oregon is in the midst of a construction boom, both creating new structures and refurbishing the old, and as a plan revealed by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission suggests, the work could be for the better.
A strike of the University of Oregon's more than 1,400 graduate employees is one step closer to reality after the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, the union that represents GEs at UO, voted Thursday night to approve a strike by a margin of 95%. The vote comes after 11 months of contract…
“It's a very strong start that we're off to,” Provost Patrick Phillips said. “I also wanted to bring greetings from President [Michael] Schilll. He would be here ordinarily but I'm sure you're well aware that this is Yom Kippur, so if you feel like this twitching vibration, that's him not se…
The University of Oregon Office of the Provost announced Oct. 10 that Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Bruce Blonigen will extend his role as dean through 2020-2021 academic year and will no longer have “interim” in his title, according to Around the O. In Sept. 2018, Blonige…
In spite of a nationwide increase, incidents of non-consensual sexual contact at the University of Oregon have decreased since 2015, according to a national campus climate survey released Tuesday by the Association of American Universities.
After it increased tuition for this academic year by 2.97% and 6.91% in the spring, the University of Oregon has already formally begun the process of setting next year’s tuition levels.
The University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center, a state program that researches and offers services to Oregon workers, has regained its funding for the next two years after lobbying the state legislature.
When Michael McColley was initially told that he wouldn’t be paid on time, he was frustrated.
This story was updated on Friday, Oct. 4 to include a response from the University of Oregon.
University of Oregon Senate Vice President Elliot Berkman introduced a game of Jeopardy to make learning about the senate bylaws, constitution and committees more fun. Since very few answers were phrased as a question, one was able to go home with a cash prize.
About 15% of University of Oregon graduate employees — or about 350 out of around 1,500 — have not received their September paychecks after what the university is describing as poor timing between the beginning of fall term and the deadlines for payroll processing.
Classified employees at Oregon’s seven public universities voted to strike Tuesday, according to a press release from the SEIU 503 union representing the employees. The union set a strike date for Sept. 30, the day before classes at the University of Oregon start.
The University of Oregon’s board of trustees voted unanimously Sept. 6 to name the soon-to-open Black Cultural Center after UO alumna and retired academic advisor Lyllye Reynolds-Parker following a “resounding endorsement” from her former students, UO Black student groups, community members …
After six months of negotiating the contract for classified employees at Oregon’s seven public universities and two days of “frustrating” mediated bargaining at Western Oregon University, members of the Service Employees International Union 503 union declared an impasse in bargaining Aug. 16…
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a 2017 complaint made against the University of Oregon that alleges university webpages, including its homepage, financial aid page and the UO Libraries Facebook page, are not accessible to people with disabilities.
A Multnomah County judge dismissed an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit Aug. 15 that was filed against the University of Oregon and then-College of Design Dean Christoph Lindner.
Most students don’t know what the University of Oregon senate is — those who do may know it for its fiery history with the administration. But new senate President Elizabeth Skowron and Vice President Elliot Berkman want to change that.
Former University of Oregon Provost Jayanth Banavar resigned effective July 1, and he has passed the torch to his successor: Patrick Phillips.