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University Senate: Harbaugh on upcoming senate elections, what’s changing

In the coming weeks the University Senate will hold elections to slate a new vice president and president-elect after it officially instates its new president, Bill Harbaugh. As Senate president, Harbaugh said he will focus on updating course evaluations, continuing the conversations on core education and improving the relationship between …

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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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Ducks, Inc.: University hearing on athlete drug testing policy and rumors on Wisconsin's deal with Adidas

Public hearing on the athletic department’s temporary drug testing policy and rumors about Wisconsin’s deal with Adidas.

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Ducks, Inc.: University hearing on athlete drug testing policy and rumors on Wisconsin’s deal with Adidas

Public hearing on the athletic department’s temporary drug testing policy and rumors about Wisconsin’s deal with Adidas.

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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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Intercollegiate Athletics Committee seeks contribution to academics

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) is working towards getting a financial donation from the athletic department to help subsidize academics, but efforts thus far have been stifled.

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Letter: Students should support the mission of United Academics

By forming a union, we will gain a strong, unified voice — in concert with the University Senate — that will be heard and not easily dismissed by the management of this University or by our elected officials in Salem.

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University Senate hosts presidential search forum

Wednesday’s University Senate meeting in the EMU Ballroom featured an open discussion with Oregon University System Chancellor George Pernsteiner and Oregon State Board of Higher Education member Allyn Ford regarding the presidential search process.

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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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Interim University president Robert Berdahl wants a split from Oregon University System

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.

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University Senate outlines presidential search committee

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.

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Statutory faculty convenes, decides new direction for University

University statutory faculty convened an emergency meeting yesterday afternoon in McArthur Court to hold an open dialogue with Chancellor George Pernsteiner and board member Lynda Ciuffetti) from the Oregon University System, and to pass motions in accordance with the removal of President Richard Lariviere by OUS this past Monday.

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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 Senate discusses projects and positions

The first University senate meeting of the year was held this Wednesday, October 12, at which many new developments for this academic year were discussed, including everything from senate position changes to amendments to the Universities constitution.

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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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Incoming University of Oregon Senate president Robert Kyr has new vision for campus

Next year the University will face some of the most important issues it has in decades and, under his leadership, incoming senate president Robert Kyr hopes University Senate will play an instrumental role in the decision making.

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Speakers call for more action, shared governance at final University Senate meeting

University senators demonstrated their dedication to their work and the wider campus community Wednesday at this year’s final University Senate meeting, when speakers faced the body and addressed some the most pertinent issues the body faced this year on campus.

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Gaining perspective drives Nathan Tublitz in research, University Senate

The lab and the Senate are seemingly disparate spheres, but Tublitz says it’s all part of the same endeavor to improve the University and be part of the community dialogue.

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University Senate officers send bottle ban to administration

Nathan Tublitz, chair of the University Senate Executive Committee and University Senate president, writes a letter endorsing the Take Back the Tap report to Vice President of Finance and Administration Frances Dyke, Provost Jim Bean and President Richard Lariviere.

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