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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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UO President Michael Gottfredson's administration wrestles with perceived lack of transparency

Public records policy at the University of Oregon entered yet another phase Tuesday, as officials unveiled the latest effort to etch a proper level of transparency — amid publicity that claims the opposite — since reforms first appeared during the Richard Lariviere administration two years ago. A new team of …

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Opinion

Editorial: Looking into the upcoming term of the University of Oregon’s 17th president, Michael Gottfredson

On Wednesday, Michael Gottfredson will start his role as University president. And given the turbulence of the past year and a half, we thought it important to focus on just what the University president will be in charge of in what should be another important year.

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Former University President Richard Lariviere on campus for presidential portrait

Former University President Richard Lariviere stopped on campus Thursday afternoon to have his official presidential portrait taken. Unlike previous presidents, Lariviere’s portrait will not be a painting — instead, Lariviere requested a photo with University students in the background.

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Michael Gottfredson chosen as University president

The Oregon State Board of Higher Education unanimously voted for Gottfredson to serve as the next University president. He will take office Aug. 1.

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Opinion

Editorial: Timing of president announcement further proof that OUS isn’t interested in the student voice

A trend is becoming clear here: Decisions that greatly affect us are made during times when we are least capable of expressing our collective voice.

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Opinion

Editorial: Explaining the recently formed higher education PAC

According to a page on Secretary of State Kate Brown’s website, wealthy University donors Charles Lillis, Pat Kilkenny and Phil Knight have each ponied up $65,000, which along with a $62,500 contribution from Boyle and some other contributions has totaled their efforts up to $324,500. It’s clear what this is about.

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Opinion

Saldana: Why I hate the University of Oregon

Perhaps by the time my kids are college-aged the University will be different and will have reached its full potential. Until then, I’ll just look at my student debt total, shed a single tear, put my feet up and reassure myself it was worth it. Right?

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Opinion

This school year in thumbs

As the year winds down, it’s easy to forget the things that once drove all your discussions just months ago.

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Former UO president Richard Lariviere hired as CEO of Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Richard Lariviere, former University president, was confirmed as the Field Museum of Natural History’s new president and CEO following a vote Tuesday by the museum’s board of trustees.

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Opinion

The week in thumbs: ASUO elections ad nauseum edition

Our “thumbs” choices for the week of ASUO general elections are oddly without thoughts on the ASUO general elections.

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Richard Lariviere top candidate for Field Museum president, CEO

Former University president Richard Lariviere is top candidate in search for president and CEO of Chicago Field Museum of Natural History.

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Lariviere top candidate for CEO of Chicago Field Museum

Former University President Richard Lariviere is being considered as a top candidate for CEO of the Field Museum of , a major natural history collection in Chicago

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Opinion

The Week in Thumbs: ‘Solid, Unrelenting Dread’ edition

The Opinion desk yield our thumbs in certain directions in response to campus events.

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OUS announces names of search committee members charged with finding Richard Lariviere’s successor

University students received an email Wednesday morning with a list of the students, staff, faculty and community members charged with selecting the replacement for the University’s 16th president, Richard Lariviere.

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University seeks more independence from State Board, Chancellor Pernsteiner

After the firing of University President Richard Lariviere, the University and campus community are looking to become more independent from the State Board of Higher Education while remaining a public university.

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Opinion

Top 10 presidents we’d prefer to Robert Berdahl

Hey, don’t get us wrong, we like Robert Berdahl. And he’s probably going to be a solid leader for the six months he stands in as University president. But we still are not content. Here’s some of the people we would have liked instead to lead our campus.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: ASUO will continue to fight for student input

Fall term was a time of challenge and triumph for the student body of the University. The term repeatedly tested the strength of our student voice, and at every turn the ASUO Executive stood with students to assert our right to a say in our own education.

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Opinion

Saldana: Students have the strongest say at University

Change seems more probable rather than possible. But there is still one looming question that strikes at the heart of this entire issue: Are we agents of change?

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Opinion

Editorial: Predicting the issues of Winter Term

The term starts today but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to bring up the issues that will guide it — especially considering this term’s topics are already set up.

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President Lariviere says goodbye in letter to Unversity community

In a letter released to University students and staff on Tuesday, University President Richard Lariviere reflects on his gratitude for community support and his hopes for the future of the University.

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Opinion

This term in thumbs: Slanted ballot measures and honorable moves

A couple of the more memorable moments of fall term, commemorated with thumbs.

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Q & A: President Richard Lariviere hopes for University split from OUS

In an exclusive interview with the Emerald, Lariviere opened up about the University’s relationship with the Oregon University System, the lack of funding at the University and his future.

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Opinion

Bains: Lariviere's firing presented me an opportunity to grow

Of all the issues that have driven this term, however — despite the much that is yet to be decided about the interim and long-term replacements — Lariviere’s is the one basically decided. Meaning, that this has been one heck of a year to be a student journalist at the University.

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Larivere: University of Oregon 'probably better than the state deserves' (Video)

In an interview with the Emerald, University President Richard Lariviere speaks his mind. Be sure to check back on Monday for the full 20-minute interview.

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Rep. Peter DeFazio 'deeply disappointed' in OUS Board's decision to remove President Lariviere

In a statement released on Wednesday, Oregon Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio said he is disappointed in the Oregon University System’s unanimous decision to remove University President Richard Lariviere from office. DeFazio not only comments on the president’s removal, but he also argues that the OUS chancellor’s office should be abolished.

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ASUO Senate spends a fifth of surplus, considers resolution on President Richard Lariviere

The ASUO Senate left a trail of expenditures in its wake as its last regularly scheduled meeting of fall term came to a dramatic, abrupt finish.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Lariviere firing a moment for catalytic student change

I am a senior at the University and I am writing to express my dismay and outrage over the Oregon University System’s unjust decision to fire University President Richard Lariviere, and to express my concern for the future of the University.

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Video: live stream of the Statutory Faculty Meeting

Here is the live stream of the Statutory Faculty meeting being held right now in McArthur Court.

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Opinion

Andersen: I stand with the hat

I had the pleasure of meeting with University President Richard Lariviere during my tenure at The Duck Store’s coffee shop. It was a very typical autumn morning when he arrived in a fedora-topped, pinstriped suit. He was towering above the shirt racks that riddle the floor of the campus book store. I got an order for a 16-ounce Mayan mocha with no whip and looked up toward the customer. Sure enough, there’s the president of our University beaming down at me.

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