This past summer, the University of Oregon athletic department decided to revise its drug testing policy to enable truly random testing.
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.
The Oregon State Board of Higher Education unanimously voted for Gottfredson to serve as the next University president. He will take office Aug. 1.
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.
Some stood in close groups or sat in folding chairs before the podium. Some stood alone. They wore somber, formal clothes and sunglasses in the bright sun. They were there to respect and remember the memory of the deceased.
“When I was coming up education was a big investment, but not as big as it is today,” Wyden said. “Your college education, for all you young people, is the second-biggest investment you’re going to make in your entire life, other than buying a house.”
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.
Despite being only a rough draft, the Oregon University System proposal has drawn criticism.
What (Cramer’s) letter failed to mention is that a large number of University faculty believe that unionizing the faculty goes against the very idea of a major research university, which traditionally places high value on the individuality of faculty.
United Academics, the group looking to unionize the University’s faculty, encountered a road block yesterday afternoon when the University administration announced objections to the proposed bargaining unit that was submitted to the Oregon Employment Relations Board.
University Director of Sustainability Steve Mital and interim President Robert Berdahl awarded the office of Campus Planning and Real Estate on Thursday the first Green Office certification for applying sustainable practices to their everyday work.
Exactly 75 percent of the presidents surveyed said colleges and universities spend too much on athletics, and only one out of every seven — just 13.1 percent— said that the presidents of big-time college athletics programs are in control their programs.
In an email address to the campus community earlier today, interim University President Robert Berdahl announced the appointment of Yvette Alex-Assensoh, who will serve as the University’s new vice president for equity and inclusion.
In Thursday’s Emerald, ASUO President Ben Eckstein is quoted as saying, “One of the people who recently added his voice (to the list of opponents to the EMU location for a concert hall) was Bob Berdahl.” This is not correct.
The last few candidates for the presidential search committee to replace interim President Robert Berdahl were finalized Wednesday, and a complete list of the committee was released to the University community.
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.
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.
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.
At the start of the new term, students aren’t the only ones getting settled back into campus. The University welcomed the start of a new year with a new University president: Robert Berdahl.
University Senate convened yesterday afternoon — along with special guests from the Oregon State Board of Higher Education — to discuss the search to replace former University President Richard Lariviere.
Chip Kelly led the Ducks to 45-38 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, and now the University is chipping in a little extra.
In a special meeting today, the State Board of Higher Education unanimously appointed Robert Berdahl as interim University president.
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.