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UO administrators play tug-of-war with random drug testing for athletes

This past summer, the University of Oregon athletic department decided to revise its drug testing policy to enable truly random testing.

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New public records policy discussion sparks controversy at University Senate

University Senate was filled with tension as several hot issues were brought forth for discussion and voting, including the progression of the faculty union, the structure of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, and the new public records fee policy.

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Athletic department experiences revenue shortfalls despite General Fund ticket surcharge

One implication of these shortfalls is further delay in getting a financial contribution from athletics back to the academic side, a battle the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee has been fighting since 2004 when the athletic department promised to make a contribution when their budget stabilized.

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Intercollegiate Athletics Committee seeks contribution to academics

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) is working towards getting a financial donation from the athletic department to help subsidize academics, but efforts thus far have been stifled.

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