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Special report reveals more oversight needed on research affairs

Last month, a special committee appointed by the University of Oregon Senate and the President Michael Gottfredson released a special report that reviewed the Office of Research, Innovation and Graduate Education. The report uncovered inconsistencies in policies, lack of communication throughout offices and departments and an overall insufficient amount of oversight …

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Faculty Senate elects music professor Robert Kyr as new vice president

A new vice president of the faculty senate was nominated and approved during the faculty Senate meeting on Wednesday, March 12. Robert Kyr, a professor of composition and theory in the music school, was chosen from three nominees this afternoon. His election comes 10 months after the usual point, every …

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What’s the Matter: Tensions flare between ASUO president and UO Matters editor

Broken car windows are nothing new in Eugene, particularly around the University of Oregon. But it doesn’t often happen to two high-ranking ASUO officials about a mile apart in one night. MacGregor Ehlen found the driver’s side window of his car had been smashed in late at night on Feb. …

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Motion to end athletic subsidies postponed until March following recent faculty senate

“The state of the university is sound,” President Gottfredson said as he opened the University of Oregon Faculty Senate  on Wednesday Feb. 12 with a state of the university report. Gottfredson’s comments updated the audience on the recent progress of the UO’s new independent governing board, the progression of a series of academic …

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Following Provost Jim Bean’s resignation, UO faculty hopes for voice in replacement search

The past year was a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations for the University of Oregon and the announcement of Provost James Bean’s resignation brings the state’s flagship institution to yet another crossroads.

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