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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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Board of Higher Education meets to discuss transition of OUS

The State Board of Higher Education met today, January 10, 2014, to discuss upcoming changes within the Oregon University System when the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and Portland State University adopt a new model of independent governance on July 1. A preliminary report on Shared Services presented by Eastern …

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Gottfredson reflects on past year and begins plans for the rest of the academic year

President Michael Gottfredson reached out to University of Oregon faculty and staff in a letter released on Wednesday morning, congratulating them on a “remarkable” 2013 and outlining his plan for the remainder of the academic year. “As we begin a new year and a new academic term, I am impressed by …

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UO to ask Oregon State Board of Higher Education for permission to arm UOPD

After years of debate, the University of Oregon has decided to move forward with the decision to arm its campus police officers. As per an announcement released this morning, the UO has submitted a docket item to the Oregon University System, requesting permission from the Oregon State Board of Higher …

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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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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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UO President Michael Gottfredson speaks about his first week in office

New University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson met with the public to talk about his first full week on the job. “One thing I have to say is it is a great day to be a Duck with the success of all the Olympics,” Gottfredson said. He took office Aug. …

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