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Prospective students considering Western Oregon University for a college next fall can take standardized testing off the ‘to do’ list. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, officials have stopped requiring the ACTs and SATs.   

University of Oregon

University of Oregon President Michael Schill says he is saddened and angered that a law professor donned blackface to host a Halloween party.

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Law Professor who has been called on to resign after wearing black-face on Halloween has released a statement.

Lane Community College

A Lane Community College instructor hopes the outcome of her Title IX lawsuit settlement will help improve safety on campus. The instructor sued after she says administrators failed to address her concerns about a male student who stalked her.

 

Classified staff at Lane Community College have accepted their contract and will not strike.

 

Jacob Lewin

In recent years, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University together have increased enrollment by more than 10-thousand undergraduates. The number of in-state students has been relatively flat. The new dependence on out-of-state students raises a lot of questions.  Meanwhile the corporate tax measure 97, on the ballot next week, may also have an impact on that trend.

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There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.


Karen Richards

Lane Community College's classified staff and its administration have reached a tentative contract agreement. If approved by both sides, the union won't strike. But more tough talks are coming.

UO Gets $500M Gift From Phil And Penny Knight

Oct 18, 2016

The University of Oregon has received $500 million dollar gift from Phil and Penny Knight to create a new campus-within-a-campus devoted to fast-track scientific discoveries.

The donation will cover half the cost of a new Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact in Eugene. President Michael Schill says the campus will help the university broaden its reach. Researchers and entrepreneurs will work in the same spaces, speeding the process of translating research discoveries into real-world products and services.

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Despite recent improvements in local and statewide high school graduation rates, Oregon still ranks third from the bottom nationwide.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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