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UO will rename buildings named after racists: Black students say that’s not enough

University of Oregon’s first building was named after a white supremacist. That’s about to change, but is it enough?

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SOJC searches for new dean to spark new era

The University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication is working to find a leader “who can usher the school into a new era of opportunity and transformation in teaching, research and professional creative work,” according to the SOJC website. Serving as chief academic and administrative officer for the SOJC, the …

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Guaranteed tuition plan raises more concerns with Board of Trustees

On Oct. 28 the first open forum with the Tuition and Fees Advisory introduced the possible implementation of a guaranteed tuition plan. Now, Board of Trustees members question if the plan will better students or the university. In addition to concerns raised by ASUO executives earlier last week at a …

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Sexual assault prevention and education important topics in two-day Board of Trustees meetings

On Wednesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Ford Alumni Center, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees discussed sexual assault, prevention and awareness on campus. Robin Holmes, UO Vice President for Student Life, presented to the board about sexual assault, prevention and education updates at the university. She …

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Board of Trustees discusses guaranteed tuition concept and race at meeting

The University of Oregon Board of Trustees met today at 8 a.m. during its once-a-term meeting to discuss topics such as a potential tuition guarantee concept and racial issues. At a breakfast meeting in Bean East Conference Room this morning, trustee members spoke with black and African-American students about racial issues …

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UO staff and students share thoughts about racial issues on campus

Black Student Union member August Jefferson believes underrepresentation contributes to issues revolving race on campus.
“The faculty does not communicate well with its diverse students,” Jefferson said. “[Students of color] make up less than three percent of the student body. Similarly we are severely underrepresented in the faculty, so even when we do have questions or concerns, it can easily be lost in translation or even ignored.”






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Student group leads charge for racial equity

The Black Student Task Force at the University of Oregon is pushing administration to help black students succeed and make them feel safer on campus. After the release of the BTSF’s list of demands, the group joined student groups nationwide that have also issued lists of demands addressing similar struggles …

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Meet your new student BOT member, William Paustian

Of about 5,000 freshmen who stepped on to the University of Oregon campus this year, one of them has a seat on the UO’s highest governing board, the Board of Trustees, and a vote which will help shape the fate of the university. Freshman William Paustian began his term as …

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Unity Vigil in EMU highlights religious solidarity and support for victims of international violence

Members of the University of Oregon community gathered in the Erb Memorial Union today for a Unity Vigil, showing support for victims of violence across the world. UO’s Division of Equity and Inclusion organized the vigil, during which speakers focused on the importance of fostering solidarity in a diverse community. President …

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President Schill addresses racial issues during campus conversation

University of Oregon President Michael Schill spoke to a packed room in the Global Scholars Hall today. “Lessons from Mizzou: A Campus Conversation” was meant to raise awareness of racial problems on campus, and discuss what the university could do to learn from the recent incident at the University of …

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