The past year was a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations for the University of Oregon and the announcement of Provost James Bean’s resignation brings the state’s flagship institution to yet another crossroads.
As Knight’s two alma mater’s are set to play each other this Saturday, it’s a good point in time to reflect on how far the University of Oregon has come in such a short amount of time. Knight’s philanthropy has left a lasting impression on this campus in a multitude of ways, but when you’re sitting either at home, at Autzen or at the bar this Saturday when the Ducks take the field against the Stanford Cardinal, try and imagine what things would be like if Knight hadn’t picked Oregon.
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 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.