AdministrationNews

UO’s $2 billion capital campaign: Q&A with Mike Andreasen

University of Oregon announced the launch of a public capital campaign Friday. The goal: $2 billion. This is the public phase of what has been a private fundraising campaign, and in the last four years that campaign has raised $700 million. The Emerald interviewed Mike Andreasen, vice president for university advancement …

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Clusters of Excellence initiative criticized by instructors

In order to raise the University of Oregon’s profile among other research universities, provost Scott Coltrane announced last month 34 new tenure track positions, mainly in the sciences. While these projects are undoubtedly rewarding and beneficial for UO’s image, some are questioning whether this is the best use of the expected cost of …

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The Private Public University: How the UO fulfills its public mission with private dollars

They are standing among opulence. Mom and Dad are there, maybe a younger sibling and of course the prospective student, the high schooler weighing his or her options for where to spend the next four or five years. They are in the north lobby, where the campus tours start. Look to your left, digital …

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