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Schill addresses state of the university in UO Senate meeting

** This post has been updated to clarify that UO President Michael Schill did not say that the passing of Measure 97 would hurt the university’s budget. University officials are not allowed to advocate for or against any political policy. University of Oregon President Michael Schill listed new faculty hires, …

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UO Senate workgroup to narrow approach to responsible employee sexual assault reporting

The UO Senate workgroup tasked with drafting a permanent sexual harassment reporting policy will likely propose the university narrow its approach to requiring mandatory reporting. Consensus on this point was reached during the committee’s second meeting today, which follows its previously determined timeline to draft a new policy by Sept. …

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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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UO Senate calls emergency meeting to discuss shared governance with Board of Trustees (live updates)

The University Senate will also discuss the end of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation strike and the Academic Integrity Task Force.

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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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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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