According to a press release from the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, Chancellor George Pernsteiner announced his resignation from the Oregon University System.
The Oregon Board of Higher Education has approved plans for Phil Knight — Nike chairman/co-founder and Oregon benefactor — to give yet even more money to the University of Oregon, but this time it is in the form of $5 million to improve accessibility at Autzen Stadium. With the Board’s approval on Friday, Jan. 18, [...]
College is getting more expensive in the State of Oregon. Over the last five years at the University of Oregon, in-state tuition has increased from $5,526 to $7,277 per year (PDF), about a 32 percent increase. Out-of-state tuition has gone up about twice as fast. In 2011, then-UO President Richard Lariviere tried to change the dynamic by [...]
New University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson met with the public to talk about his first full week on the job. “One thing I have to say is it is a great day to be a Duck with the success of all the Olympics,” Gottfredson said. He took office Aug. 1 and has since been [...]
The Oregon State Board of Higher Education unanimously voted for Gottfredson to serve as the next University president. He will take office Aug. 1.
Looking in and outside of Oregon for funding solutions is one of his goals.
According to a page on Secretary of State Kate Brown’s website, wealthy University donors Charles Lillis, Pat Kilkenny and Phil Knight have each ponied up $65,000, which along with a $62,500 contribution from Boyle and some other contributions has totaled their efforts up to $324,500. It’s clear what this is about.
Perhaps by the time my kids are college-aged the University will be different and will have reached its full potential. Until then, I’ll just look at my student debt total, shed a single tear, put my feet up and reassure myself it was worth it. Right?
Under the proposal, resident undergraduates would pay a tuition and fee total of $9,310 to attend the University next fall — a 5.9 percent increase from 2011-12.
As student debt rises and those graduating find fewer jobs, it becomes appropriate to ask: Aren’t we approaching a place where college will soon grow unfeasible for a large group of people in Oregon?
The University will submit its proposal for a 6.1 percent tuition increase for resident undergraduates amounting to $459 hike from the 2011-12 academic year.
The last few candidates for the presidential search committee to replace interim President Robert Berdahl were finalized Wednesday, and a complete list of the committee was released to the University community.
In a meeting Friday afternoon, the State Board of Higher Education unanimously approved tuition increases for the summer 2012 term.
In a special meeting today, the State Board of Higher Education unanimously appointed Robert Berdahl as interim University president.
The State Board of Higher Education will convene a special meeting on Friday, Dec. 9, to appoint the interim president who will replace University President Richard Lariviere following his Dec. 28 departure.
University statutory faculty convened an emergency meeting yesterday afternoon in McArthur Court to hold an open dialogue with Chancellor George Pernsteiner and board member Lynda Ciuffetti) from the Oregon University System, and to pass motions in accordance with the removal of President Richard Lariviere by OUS this past Monday.
In response to the State Board of Higher Education’s decision on Monday to force University President Richard Lariviere out of office by Dec. 28, University Senate President Robert Kyr announced that the University Senate will conduct an emergency meeting with OUS Chancellor George Pernstiner in McArthur Court on Wednesday at 3 p.m. to answer questions from the community and discuss presidential candidates.
The resounding sensation across the hundreds watching from the Smith building at Portland State University and via video feeds was this: The first public meeting concerning the employment status of our University’s president was barely more than a show trial, an organized affair to give us the impression of a voice.
And it’s hard to think that if the Week didn’t announce this less than two days before Thanksgiving, barely preceding the great exodus of students, this movement wouldn’t be among the fiercest bits of student activism in months. But of the emotions that have sprung up so far among the pro-Lariviere, “confusion” would probably be the clearest.