Topic: Rob Mullens

New softball stadium set for 2016 opening at site of Howe Field

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 1:04 pm.

Oregon softball’s new stadium will open in time for the 2016 season at the same location as Howe Field, University of Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday. Folllowing the 2015 season, the athletic department plans to tear down Howe Field and build the new Jane Sanders Stadium by the following spring. Former Oregon football […]


SRG selected to design Oregon softball’s Jane Sanders Stadium

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 5:17 pm.

Oregon has chosen a firm to design the softball program’s new stadium. Portland-based architecture firm SRG will work on the design and vision of Jane Sanders Stadium, athletics director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday through a press release.  SRG has already had some experience working on the Oregon campus. They’ve previously designed UO’s Lillis Business Complex, the Hillsboro […]


Register-Guard to sue UO after district attorney denies appeal requesting records from sexual assault case

By on Tuesday, Jul. 29 at 12:50 pm.

The Lane County District Attorney rejected two newspapers’ appeal for the University of Oregon to disclose public records from the sexual assault case involving three former Oregon men’s basketball players: Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin. One newspaper, The Register-Guard, will sue the UO in Lane County Circuit Court as a result. “The rejection of our appeal […]


Chelsea Shaw named Oregon acrobatics and tumbling coach

By on Friday, Jul. 4 at 10:41 am.

Former Oregon acrobatics and tumbling athlete Chelsea Shaw was named head acrobatics and tumbling coach Thursday evening, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced Thursday evening. Shaw, who is taking over for her former coach Felecia Mulkey, was a member of the first two Oregon teams that won National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) national championships. […]


Oregon softball receives $10 million leading gift for new stadium

By on Saturday, Jun. 7 at 9:57 pm.

The Oregon softball program received a $10 million gift from Robert Sanders, UO athletic director Rob Mullens announced Saturday. The gift will lead a push towards construction of a new softball stadium. “I’m thrilled to announce a leading gift to Oregon softball that will pave the way to a new era for our highly successful […]


University of Oregon fulfills sexual assault public records request with 34 redacted pages

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 9:58 pm.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, The Emerald and several other media outlets received a response to public records requests filed as early as May 7. The request was for any electronic communication between University of Oregon administrators and Athletic Director Rob Mullens or men’s basketball head coach Dana Altman in the days leading up to and […]


Alison Silverio named new head coach for Oregon women’s tennis team

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 7:52 pm.

After Paul Reber stepped down as the women’s tennis head coach in late April, it was announced today by the Oregon athletic department that Alison Silverio will be the team’s new head coach. Silverio spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater Georgia Tech. While playing at Georgia Tech Silverio won […]


President Michael Gottfredson announces formation of external review panel on sexual misconduct

By on Monday, May. 19 at 7:18 pm.

The formation of an external review panel to examine how the University of Oregon prevents and responds to sexual violence, harassment and intimidation on campus was announced by President Michael Gottfredson, Vice President for Student Affairs Robin Holmes and Athletic Director Rob Mullens Monday afternoon. The review will include the evaluation of the university’s current practices […]


Former Eugene city councilor files Title IX complaint against UO for Artis, Austin and Dotson’s suspension

By on Sunday, May. 25 at 12:47 pm.

UPDATE: This story was updated Tuesday evening around 9 p.m. with responses from Austin Meek and Jennifer Freyd, who are both criticized in the complaint at the bottom of this post. Former Eugene City Councilor Kevin Hornbuckle sent a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education against the University of Oregon and the athletic department […]


Recap: Altman will return to Oregon men’s basketball, Dotson, Artis and Austin will not

By on Monday, May. 12 at 10:40 am.

Following the Eugene Police Department’s release of a report detailing the alleged rape of a University of Oregon student by three members of the men’s basketball team, President Michael Gottfredson announced on May 9 that Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin “will not play basketball at Oregon again.” Dana Altman will remain as the […]


UO President Michael Gottfredson announces Altman will remain but Dotson, Artis and Austin ‘will not play basketball at Oregon again’

By on Friday, May. 9 at 1:25 pm.

University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson announced on Friday that Dominic Artis, Damyean Dotson and Brandon Austin will no longer play for the Oregon men’s basketball team. Dana Altman will remain as head basketball coach. The action follows the Eugene Police Department’s public release of a report that the three players were accused of rape in March. […]


Here’s what happened: The sequence of events leading up to the district attorney’s dismissal of the alleged case against Dotson, Artis and Austin

By on Friday, May. 9 at 1:14 pm.

Editor’s Note: A previous print version of this article incorrectly stated that Altman said that Oregon “felt (Austin’s violation at Providence College) was something of a serious nature.”   January 6, 2014 Brandon Austin transfers to Oregon from Providence College in Rhode Island midway through the basketball season. Austin had been suspended indefinitely from the […]


Paul Reber steps down as Oregon women’s tennis coach

By on Monday, Apr. 28 at 10:54 am.

Paul Reber stepped down from his position as the Oregon women’s tennis head coach on Monday, the Oregon athletic department announced. Reber ends his tenure with the Ducks after registering an overall won-loss record of 77-101 over eight seasons. The British Columbia native played his college tennis at Arizona State, where he also got his […]


Breath of fresh air and excitement accompanies hiring of Kelly Graves as Oregon women’s basketball coach

By on Thursday, Apr. 10 at 4:19 pm.

New Oregon women’s basketball head coach Kelly Graves has already made his first mistake with the program. Once Graves was officially named the seventh head coach in Oregon history he tweeted that he would respond to every text message he received. Outpouring of support is incredible & overwhelming. I thank you & promise 2connect w/each […]


Kelly Graves makes first appearance as Oregon women’s basketball coach

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 2:50 pm.

On Tuesday morning, Kelly Graves, the former Gonzaga women’s basketball coach, addressed Oregon fans and members of the media for the first time since signing a six year contract with the University of Oregon. Graves will earn $500,000 the first two years at Oregon, $525,000 the next two years and $550,000 in the last two […]


‘Honored’ new defensive coordinator Don Pellum once thought about leaving Oregon

By on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 11:17 pm.

Appearing in a black suit complimented by a white shirt and striped blue tie, Don Pellum held his first press conference as the defensive coordinator for the Oregon football team Tuesday afternoon. Pellum, who has been with the program for 23 years, opened the conference by thanking God, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens and head […]


Oregon football releases 2014 schedule

By on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 2:54 pm.

The Oregon football team released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday. The season opens up when the Ducks face South Dakota on Aug. 30. “We are fortunate to provide one of the strongest schedules in the country,” Athletic Director Rob Mullens said in a press release. “With the Rose Bowl Champion Michigan State Spartans, Stanford and Washington […]


Oregon head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman gets three-year contract extension

By on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 6:03 pm.

On Wednesday, Oregon head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman received a three-year contract extension, keeping him in Eugene through the 2019-2020 season. “I’m excited,” Altman said before Wednesday’s practice. “I appreciate the university, in particular (athletic director) Rob (Mullens), for having the confidence in our staff to try to build something here.” Altman initially signed a […]