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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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Blrbs Week 5: Presidential debate, random drug testing and Duck football's defense

The final presidential debate is slotted to begin this evening, and all I can think of is what silly things Mitt Romney might say about the Middle East. What with Big Bird and “binders full of women,” combined with a lack of real clash between the major party candidates, I’m …

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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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Ducks, Inc.: UO Faculty Senate discusses student-athlete random drug testing

University of Oregon Faculty Senate convened for the first time this academic year. I decided to go after peeking at the agenda and seeing an item for Oregon Administrative Rule 571-004-0020 allowing truly random drug testing on student-athletes. Members of senate discussed whether or not the policy should have been …

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