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Board of Trustees debates raising president's salary

Some Board of Trustees members want to raise the University of Oregon president’s salary by almost $150,000 a year. Raising the president’s salary could bring in better candidates for the upcoming job search, but since lower-level staff salaries haven’t increased recently, that could be a hard sell. The UO Board …

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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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Board of Trustees' policy could radically change University Senate powers

University Senate has called an emergency meeting for Wednesday and may be at risk of losing its power to the University of Oregon Board of Trustees. The agenda for the upcoming Board of Trustees meeting was released Friday, Dec. 5, six days before the Board’s Thursday meeting. Seven pages into the agenda …

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Junior Helena Schlegel nominated to UO Board of Trustees

Helena Schlegel was sitting in the Buzz Café on Nov. 14 when she got a call from an unknown number. On the other end was Chuck Lillis, chair of the University of Oregon Board of Trustees, informing her that she was nominated to fill the student seat on the board. …

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Kitzhaber’s office nominates Helena Schlegel to UO Board of Trustees

University of Oregon’s governing board should start making a new name tag. According to Board of Trustees secretary Angela Wilhelms the Governor’s Office nominated a UO student to the board. “We just learned that the Governor’s Office has nominated Helena Schlegel to the UO Board of Trustees,” Board chair Chuck …

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Meet the UO’s interim president: Scott Coltrane

Scott Coltrane was introduced as provost of the University of Oregon in February 2014. Not even six months later, he was introduced again, this time as interim president of the University of Oregon. There’s a lot to cover in order to answer why. Funding from the state government has shrunk …

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UO refuses to sell fossil fuel stocks, ignoring student vote

Even before University of Oregon students voted for the university to divest from fossil fuel investments, the UO Foundation had rejected the resolution. “Thank you for the input, but we will not be divesting,” Paul Weinhold, the president and CEO of the UO Foundation, told The Register-Guard ahead of the April vote. The UO Foundation is …

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Gottfredson reflects on past year and begins plans for the rest of the academic year

President Michael Gottfredson reached out to University of Oregon faculty and staff in a letter released on Wednesday morning, congratulating them on a “remarkable” 2013 and outlining his plan for the remainder of the academic year. “As we begin a new year and a new academic term, I am impressed by …

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