“Choosing a provost is among the most important decisions a president will make for a university,” University of Oregon President Michael Schill wrote in an open letter after the current provost, Scott Coltrane, announced retirement in June. The Provost Search Committee is tasked with helping Schill in that decision. The …
Racism still exists.
Shocking, I know. Yet, there are still people out there who wish to bury their heads in the sand and pretend this isn’t the case. In fact, some would argue that by bringing up any mention of racism, I’m in fact, perpetuating racism or prejudice
200 registered participants and over 30 volunteers spent the day together partaking in a variety of workshops and seminars aimed at embodying the mission of the summit, “United: acknowledging the past, being present, and creating change.”
The University welcomed its most diverse freshman class this fall. But what seems to be driving diversity at the University is not an increase in traditional minority students from the United States, but rather an increase in international students.
Though the current organization model may still change, many Office of Multicultural Academic Success students are concerned that their voices have not been heard from the beginning. Approximately two dozen students protested the changes during the homecoming parade on Friday, wearing white shirts and carrying signs in support of OMAS.
More than 50 students got their first taste of student government at the ASUO Kickoff meeting Tuesday. The event served as a forum for President Ben Eckstein and his staff to present their goals and ideas for the year.