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Emergency meeting of university senate targeted academic integrity and shared governance

The University of Oregon Senate held an emergency meeting on Wednesday to address academic integrity and shared governance. Lawrence 115 erupted in applause when University of Oregon Senate President Robert Kyr entered Wednesday’s emergency meeting. As of Wednesday morning the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation strike has ended, and a controversial item …

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Faculty Senate elects music professor Robert Kyr as new vice president

A new vice president of the faculty senate was nominated and approved during the faculty Senate meeting on Wednesday, March 12. Robert Kyr, a professor of composition and theory in the music school, was chosen from three nominees this afternoon. His election comes 10 months after the usual point, every …

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Officially delegated — the represenatives sent to bowl games serve as ambassadors for the UO

As the Ducks continue their streak of BCS Bowl appearances over the past few seasons, the University has perpetuated its own tradition of delegating an official party of faculty, administrators and students to represent the University in special service projects and recruitment events centered around the bowl game.

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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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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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New public records policy discussion sparks controversy at University Senate

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.

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University statutory faculty enforce shared governance

The Statutory Faculty Assembly ratified the University’s constitution Wednesday afternoon to cement a stronger role in determining decisions with the administration and the Oregon University System (OUS). In a meeting housed in MacArthur Court, faculty and staff convened on the hardwood floors for the second time in two weeks, discussing the …

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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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University President Richard Lariviere fired by Oregon University System, must step down in 30 days

The Oregon State Board of Higher Education voted unanimously to terminate the contract of University President Richard Lariviere late Monday afternoon in a public meeting held at Portland State University. The vote confirmed that Lariviere will not be allowed to serve for the remainder of the academic year and will need to leave office by Dec. 28.

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University community rallies in anticipation of Wednesday Senate meeting

Following the state board’s decision to fire President Lariviere, staff, students, and faculty gathered Tuesday in the EMU amphitheater to rally in support of Lariviere and to inform the campus community of the importance of tomorrow’s public statutory faculty meeting in McArthur Court at 3 p.m.

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University Senate discusses faculty growth, unionization

University Senate gathered yesterday to discuss pressing issues currently facing the institution, as well as to deliberate on the possible formation of a new faculty union.

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Senate sets aside over-realized funds, fills freshman seat

The ASUO Senate filled its last vacant seat Wednesday by confirming Andrew Lubash as the freshman senator by a unanimous vote. The senate also began setting the foundations for the allocation of over-realized funds.

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Who's who at the University of Oregon

The University relies on 4,500 faculty and staff to maintain the campus’ daily operations and all, from professors to EMU employees, impact the community in some way. Certain University figures, however, stood out last year as leaders whose initiatives could lead to ample change on campus

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