Education

Education

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon faces a $25 million gap under Governor Kate Brown’s proposed budget. U of O administrators, students and alumni Thursday urged state lawmakers to put more money into higher education.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon Board Of Trustees Thursday voted to raise tuition by more than 10 percent for in state students. Out of state students will face a 3 percent increase.

The University of Oregon could lay off as many as 75 non-tenured faculty in order to cope with a nearly 9 million dollar deficit.  The school is also considering a more than 10 percent hike in tuition for in-state students.

Wednesday the Trump Administration revoked federal guidelines saying transgender students have the right to use bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity.

Karen Richards

 

Oregon's higher ed campuses do a good job of integrating international students with each other. The schools have a harder time with a bigger goal: Creating a cultural exchange across the whole institution.

Jes Burns

The University of Oregon may raise in-state tuition by more than 10% next year if the state doesn’t increase its higher ed budget. Under the proposal, out-of-state tuition would go up 3%.

The Eugene 4J School District is starting a Mandarin Chinese immersion program next fall. Enrollment is by lottery. There’s a parent information session Monday evening. (2/13)

Brian Bull / KLCC

After 90 years, the Marcola School District is dropping its mascot, the Mohawk Indians.  While some locals saw it as a point of pride, others deemed it irrelevant and an offensive stereotype of Native Americans. 

While the decision is generally seen as progressive and keeping with changing cultural attitudes, KLCC’s Brian Bull reports there’s still mixed feelings in the Marcola community.  

Lane Community College

The Lane Community College Board of Education Wednesday declared the Eugene college a sanctuary campus.

The Lane Community College Board of Education Wednesday announced it has hired Doctor Margaret Hamilton to be the 7th president of the college. She’ll fill the position Mary Spilde has held for nearly 16 years. 

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