Oregon University System

Type: Organization
Name: Oregon University System
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Perfect Storm

Rising costs, stagnant enrollment and other issues translate into challenges for EOUAn unexpected policy change last summer regarding how Eastern Oregon University assesses bad debt collection jolted the institution and thrust its year-end funding balance ... [Published La Grande Observer - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

State hopes to have interim president named soon

Melody Rose, interim chancellor of the Oregon University System, speaks at Eastern Oregon University on Tuesday. (PHIL BULLOCK/The Observer)Lists financial sustainability plan as a top priorityMelody Rose, the interim chancellor for the Oregon University ... [Published La Grande Observer - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

State supports self-governing board at SOU

The board asked SOU to focus on stabilizing its budget through retrenchment before moving forward with independent governance, according to an Oregon University System ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

4 universities get nod for independent boards

PORTLAND — The State Board of Higher Education today endorsed institutional governing boards for Western Oregon University in Monmouth as well as Eastern Oregon University, the Oregon Institute of Technology and Southern Oregon University.This is the ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Regional schools stand to lose by standing alone

HECC is the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.The Register-Guard’s March 30 editorial points to the retrenchment at Southern Oregon University that will eliminate 80 faculty and staff positions, along with several majors (really, a university without ... [Published Register-Guard - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

‘Abusive’ admin move escalates PSU contract fight

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN)– As students head back to class from spring break at Portland State University, faculty and school administrators are no closer to reaching a contract agreement.The faculty, represented by the American Association of University Professors, ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

SOU students lobbied both for teachers and buildings

I thought the student government leaders went to the Legislature to lobby for funds to keep the education part of intact and without slashing departments. I didn't know the student government leaders went to lobby for funds for building renovations. Can ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

States Consider $0 Tuition Fee For Community College

[ Business ]Nothing gets the attention of consumers like the word free. In recent reports, state officials in a few states are considering the idea of a free community college education. This is being looked into, as it is seen as an effective way of ... [Published WebProNews - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 3 reports

States Looking at $0 Community College Tuition

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word “free,” and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college. More This Robot Is the Rudest Scrabble Player Ever ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

OSU’s tuition plateau program changed

CORVALLIS — On Thursday, the Oregon State University Board of Trustees endorsed a reduction to the school’s “tuition plateau,” which allows students taking more than a full course load to pay the same tuition as other full-time students.Final approval ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 2 reports

Legislature approves $21.8 million SOU project

McNeal Pavilion to be upgraded, renovatedFor the TidingsIn the final moments of its session Friday, the Oregon Legislature approved a $21.8 million upgrade for the sagging McNeal Pavilion athletic complex at Southern Oregon University.The project is expected ... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 2 reports

Faculty at SOU to skip raises

Move is hoped to ease cuts proposed across universityFor the TidingsFaculty at Southern Oregon University say they have agreed to forgo salary increases this year and next in an effort to soften cuts proposed across the university.The Associated Professors ... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Mar 05 2014]

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...There is a tremendous amount of excitement about this opportunity for SOU," she said. "I think it's a really wonderful opportunity for the university to have this on-the-ground governance."
According to SOU's report to the Legislature, "wall failures will occur unless the implementation of permanent solutions occurs."
"Our end goal is to make these students want to go to college" Sipe said
...families can afford to do it," said Kay McClenney, director of the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas. "And is that your best use of dollars within the public interest?"

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Faculty pay hurts Oregon schools [Published Stayton Mail - 14 hours ago]
Perfect Storm [Published La Grande Observer - Apr 12 2014]
All Oregon universities to have board of trustees [Published Daily Barometer Online - Apr 11 2014]
Into the bog: Oregon’s drought may affect crops [Published Daily Barometer Online - Apr 10 2014]
State hopes to have interim president named soon [Published La Grande Observer - Apr 09 2014]
Traveling Union County’s back roads [Published Bend Bulletin - Apr 07 2014]
State supports self-governing board at SOU [Published Big News Network - Apr 05 2014]
4 universities get nod for independent boards [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Apr 05 2014]
State supports self-governing board at SOU [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Apr 05 2014]
SOU clears first hurdle toward its own governin... [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Apr 04 2014]
Regional schools stand to lose by standing alone [Published Register-Guard - Apr 03 2014]
‘Abusive’ admin move escalates PSU contract fight [Published KOIN Local 6 - Mar 31 2014]
SOU students lobbied both for teachers and buil... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Mar 30 2014]
Oregon explodes with robotics teams after state... [Published Oregonian - Mar 21 2014]
States Consider $0 Tuition Fee For Community Co... [Published WebProNews - Mar 19 2014]
States Consider $0 Tuition Fee For Community Co... [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 19 2014]
Oregon Tech and OHSU Launch EMS Management Degr... [Published JEMS.com - Mar 18 2014]
States Looking at $0 Community College Tuition [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
Free tuition at community colleges? Some states... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 18 2014]
States looking at $0 community college tuition [Published Middletown Press - Mar 18 2014]
OSU’s tuition plateau program changed [Published Bend Bulletin - Mar 14 2014]
SOU students flex their lobby muscle in Salem [Published Ashland Daily Tidings - Mar 14 2014]
Trustees approve proposal for tuition rates, fu... [Published Daily Barometer Online - Mar 14 2014]
Portland State University faculty authorize strike [Published Big News Network - Mar 14 2014]
Portland State University faculty authorize strike [Published Miami Herald - Mar 13 2014]
Board of trustees to discuss 2015-17 budget pro... [Published Daily Barometer Online - Mar 13 2014]
Faculty Senate elects music professor Robert Ky... [Published Oregon Daily Emerald - Mar 13 2014]
Eastern Oregon president takes job at Murray State [Published Portland Business Journal - Mar 13 2014]
Higher education in crisis, Viking style: Guest... [Published Oregonian - Mar 12 2014]
Columbia River Crossing dies, but others may rise [Published Daily Journal of Commerce - Mar 11 2014]
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