Topic: Dave Frohnmayer

Spending per student at the University of Oregon is among the lowest in the American Association of Universities

By on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11:00 am.

The University of Washington, University of California-Berkley and University of Michigan — all three of these institutions are considered among the top public research schools in the country. Along with the University of Oregon, they belong to an elite group: the American Association of Universities. But an inaugural report benchmarking performance released by UO interim Provost […]

American Academy of Arts & Sciences adds Dave Frohnmayer to board

By on Thursday, May. 22 at 1:10 pm.

Former University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer has been named as the newest member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences board of directors. “I am honored to share the responsibility to be a steward of the great legacy of this distinguished academy and its heritage of cherishing knowledge,” Frohnmayer said in an Oct. […]

Phil Knight withdraws name from independent governing board consideration

By on Friday, Aug. 16 at 5:45 pm.

Phil Knight has asked Governor John Kitzhaber to remove his name from the pool of candidates to be chosen for the University of Oregon’s new independent governing board. According to the Associated Press, Knight’s assistant said in a letter that Knight was honored, but would like his name removed. The letter mentions that Knight will […]

Swoosh, there it is: Phil Knight’s relationship with the University of Oregon

By on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 11:12 pm.

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.