Stories tagged: University of Oregon
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
Complaints preceded Oregon Bach Festival director’s firing
The University of Oregon received four complaints alleging inappropriate behavior by the former artistic director of the Oregon Bach Festival before his abrupt firing in August.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
University of Oregon responds to questions on handling of rape allegation
University of Oregon President Michael Schill has defended the university’s handling of a rape allegation against a former basketball player after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden sent a letter earlier this …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Senator presses University of Oregon on rape allegation handling
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is pushing the University of Oregon for more information on how it handled a rape allegation made against a basketball player last year.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Woman sues University of Oregon after getting hit at football game
A woman is suing the University of Oregon after she was hit by what she called a “flying metal plate” during a 2015 Ducks game.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Students disrupt speech by University of Oregon president
A chanting group of students disrupted a speech Friday by the University of Oregon president, who was set to announce a new anonymous gift of $50 million.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Statements shed little light on firing of festival director
EUGENE – Statements from the University of Oregon and the former Oregon Bach Festival artistic director have provided little insight to the university’s recent firing of Matthew Halls. The university …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
University of Oregon sued by man suspended for sex assault
The University of Oregon is being sued in federal court by a man it suspended from campus after university officials concluded he had sexually assaulted a fellow student in his …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:18 a.m.
Oregon leaders ask state to invest $100 million for research complex
The Eugene mayor and a Lane County commissioner are urging state lawmakers to approve $100 million in immediate financing to a proposed University of Oregon scientific research facility.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
University of Oregon receives approval for tuition hike
The University of Oregon has received approval for a double-digit tuition increase for in-state students for 2017-18.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
University of Oregon gives new name to dorm originally named after KKK leader
University of Oregon officials have settled on a new name for a dormitory formerly named after a Ku Klux Klan leader.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
University of Oregon seeks tuition increase of 10.6 percent
The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
State commission rejects UO’s planned tuition increase
The state Higher Education Coordinating Commission has rejected the University of Oregon’s plan to increase to raise in-state undergraduate tuition by more than 10 percent.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
Developers move on UO student apartment tower plan
Out-of-state developers are moving forward with a plan in Eugene to build a towering 12-story apartment complex for University of Oregon students.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
University of Oregon plans to trim spending by $4.5 million
The University of Oregon plans to cut $4.5 million in spending from its 2017-18 budget.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
University of Oregon Police Department adds motorcycle cops - beards and all
The University of Oregon has added bikers with beards to its police force.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
University of Oregon professor sues school over gender discrimination
The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology professors over claims that she is being paid substantially less than several of her less-experienced …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
University of Oregon trustees approve 10.6 percent in-state tuition increase
Tuition at the University of Oregon is set to go up, as the Board of Trustees has passed a 10.6 percent tuition increase.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Union says University of Oregon planning 75 layoffs of faculty
A labor union representing University of Oregon employees says the school is considering a plan to lay off 75 nontenured faculty members. The Register-Guard reports that United Academics says the …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 12:19 p.m.
UO considers raising undergraduate tuition 10.6 percent
The University of Oregon is considering raising in-state undergraduate tuition by 10.6 percent in the fall to pay for increased salaries, health care and retirement costs for school employees.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Oregon building name will stay despite man’s pro-slavery stance
The president of the University of Oregon says he will not change the name of the oldest building on campus, which honors the school’s founder. The name became controversial because …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Oregon student files $3M lawsuit over slow meningitis diagnosis
A University of Oregon student seeks $3 million in a lawsuit against medical providers who she says failed to properly diagnose her with meningococcal disease in 2015.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
University of Oregon enrollment drops for fourth year
Enrollment at the University of Oregon fell 2 percent this year, marking four years of declining enrollment for the school.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
University of Oregon law professor under fire for wearing blackface
A petition is calling for a senior law professor to resign from his position at the University of Oregon after she wore blackface for Halloween.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Nike co-founder pledges $500 million to University of Oregon
Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife have pledged $500 million to the University of Oregon toward a new scientific research facility.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
University of Oregon to spend $26 million to renovate halls
The University of Oregon plans to spend about $26 million renovating two campus halls.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
University of Oregon president recommends renaming dorm named after KKK boss
The University of Oregon’s president is recommending renaming a campus dormitory building named after a former faculty member who led the Eugene chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, following demands …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
University of Oregon seeks dismissal of athletes’ lawsuit
A federal judge says it will take him several weeks to decide whether to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the University of Oregon by three former UO basketball players.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
University of Oregon investigating after lake island trashed by partiers
The National Forest Service says workers have cleaned up a half-mile-wide swath of trash left behind by about 1,000 campers after an annual trip to a California lake by fraternity …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Oregon governor tells grads about former closeted life of bisexuality
Willamette University President Stephen Thorsett introduced Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to a crowd of thousands last weekend as the school’s 2016 commencement speaker.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
University of Oregon Greek life features blackout drinking, assaults, report says
A report commissioned by the University of Oregon says the school’s fraternity and sorority members earn social status by drinking themselves into a stupor.