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Scott Coltrane announced as first candidate for UO provost

According to an email sent by University president Michael Gottfredson to the campus community early Tuesday afternoon, Scott Coltrane is the first candidate to be recognized in the search for a replacement provost. Coltrane has served as interim provost since July 2013 when former provost Jim Bean stepped down from …

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Looking back at the academic year as Ducks

The 2012-2013 academic year marked the start of significant overhaul in the education system both statewide and at the University of Oregon. From tuition increases to the ongoing push for independent university boards, here’s a look back at the academic year: Deliberation of Independent Governing Boards: This year, the Oregon …

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UO on the hunt for a new provost

The University of Oregon Selection Advisory Committee — on the hunt for a replacement provost of outgoing Jim Bean — met for the first time on Monday evening to lay the groundwork for the rest of the search. “We are just starting the search process,” said Alec Murphy, committee chair …

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Provost Jim Bean announces resignation to take faculty position

A letter from President Michael Gottfredson to University faculty announced that Provost Jim Bean will be resigning from his position as senior academic administrator.

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College.biz: Review of UO administrators highlights University Senate meeting

The University Senate discussed random drug testing of student athletes, motions for establishing faculty input in hiring administration and creating a process to review executive administrators at its Wednesday meeting. Senate President Robert Kyr told the governing faculty body there would be no vote on the random drug testing policy because, …

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Journalism Dean Tim Gleason stepping down, taking sabbatical in June 2013

Gleason, who has served as dean for more than 16 years, said that he plans to take a year-long sabbatical upon stepping down. He said that he has yet to determine what his role will be at the University in 2014 but cited his reason for stepping down as wanting “to find other ways to contribute.”

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Opinion

Saldana: STFU needs to GTFO

I think it’s great of the University to supply resources and support to those individuals who have, on their own terms, decided to quit. It’s a nice gesture and one that warrants praise. Yet history has shown time and again that catchy little phrases and “clever” acronyms like STFU (Smoke and Tobacco Free University) don’t really work.

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