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April 2014

04-18-14- Higher Ed Board Approves Financial Issues, Initiation of Presidential Searches, Removes 'Interim' from Chancellors Title

04-18-14- University System Vice Chancellor Jay Kenton appointed Interim President at Eastern Oregon University

04-06-14- Board of Higher Education Endorses Governing Boards for State’s Technical and Regional Universities

January 2014

01-30-14- Oregon College Application Week Breaks Record, Helps Students with Post-High School Plans

01-10-14- Board of Higher Ed previews proposed capital requests for 2014 Legislative Session, discusses system transition

October 2013

10-15-13 - Governor proclaims November Oregon College Application Month, with 2nd Annual College Application Week starting November 4

September 2013

10-04-13 - Higher Ed Board approves campus budgets, prepares for system transitions

10-03-13 - Gains for Oregon Students, Affordability with Tuition Relief from Special Session

09-26-13 - Strike averted, Contract Agreement reached between University System and SEIU

09-19-13 - UPDATED Statement from Interim Chancellor Melody Rose: Bargaining continues between University System and SEIU Classified Staff

09-15-13 - Statement from Interim Chancellor Melody Rose: Bargaining continues between University System and SEIU Classified Staff 

July 2013

07-12-13 - Higher Ed Board lowers tuition increase after Legislature provides $15 million in additional funding

07-08-13 - Higher education 2013-2015 operating and capital budgets passed by Legislature

June 2013

06-26-13 - Customers notified of potential security breach of event ticket vendor used by three Oregon universities

06-21-13 - Higher Ed Board approves 4.8% average tuition increase, arming of UO police officers

06-20-13 - Joint Statement on Release of NCTQ Ratings of Teacher Preparation Programs in Oregon

06-13-13 - Oregon Public Universities award a record 20,900 degrees to Class of 2013

May 2013

05-29-13 - Oregon GEAR UP celebrates 10 years of creating a college-going culture in middle & high schools

05-24-13 - Higher Ed Board Committee recommends 2013-14 tuition increases of 4.8%

05-01-13 - OUS seeking public comment on proposed tuition increases

April 2013

04-22-13 - OSU student Elizabeth Gonzalez wins entry to GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy

04-18-13 - R&D executive Laura McKinney to lead industry partnerships for OUS as new Assistant Vice Chancellor

04-05-13 - Higher Ed Board reviews positive impact of university research collaborations on Oregon’s economy, jobs and student workforce training

March 2013

03-23-13 - OUS Chief of Staff Bridget Burns Named American Council on Education Fellow

03-06-13 -Middle/High School Student Robotics Teams Excel at Oregon “Ring It Up!” Championship

February 2013

02-28-13 -University System Fact Book highlights student trends and issues to watch

02-14-13 - Dr. Melody Rose to lead Oregon University System as Interim Chancellor

January 2013

01-28-13 - Board of Higher Ed accepts Chancellor’s resignation, recognizes System’s challenges, accomplishments during his tenure

01-25-13 - University System Chancellor George Pernsteiner announces plans to resign

01-23-13 - Top Youth LEGO robotics teams awarded at state championships, focused on improving the lives of senior citizens

01-11-13 - Oregon University System awards campuses $3.2 million for advancing degrees to meet state workforce needs

01-09-13 - Board of Higher Education approves re-prioritization of university capital projects to align with Governor’s priorities

November 2012

11-26-12 - On heels of 2012 election, university system’s Dr. Melody Rose publishes book on experiences of women in executive political office

11-08-12 -Youth Robotics Programs recognized with Oregon Governor’s Volunteer Award

11-08-12 -Oregon University System enrollment at all time high of 101,393 students

October 2012

10-10-12 -Oregon’s public colleges and universities awarded $450,000 by Lumina Foundation to help implement “Reverse Transfer” degrees

10-09-12 -Updates and actions from recent meetings of the State Board of Higher Education

10-01-12 -Students from OSU win Oregon Social Business Challenge, in front of Nobel Prize winner and 1,000 state leaders

August 2012

08-30-12 -Public Input Sought on Student Success in Higher Education at Six Public Forums

08-29-12 - Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus to keynote Social Business Challenge of Oregon university students

08-03-12 - Board of Higher Education endorses OSU-Cascades campus expansion

July 2012

07-12-12 - Dr. Melody Rose selected as Vice Chancellor for Academic Strategies with the OUS after national search

June 2012

06-22-12 - Statement from Southern Oregon University on Jefferson Public Radio

06-15-12 - Michael Gottfredson named new President of University of Oregon

06-15-12 - Board of Higher Education appoints Mark Weiss as WOU president, SOU president Mary Cullinan reappointed

06-11-12 - Michael Gottfredson announced as finalist for University of Oregon President

06-01-12 - Board of Higher Ed approves average 3.4% tuition & fees increase, forwards recommendations on institutional boards to legislative committee

May 2012

05-23-12 - Senate confirms long-time education leader, COCC president as two new members of State Board of Higher Education

05-20-12 - Two La Pine Students Chosen to Represent Oregon in Washington, D.C.

05-17-12 - Two Taft High Students Chosen to Represent Oregon in Washington, D.C.

March 2012

 

 

03-02-12 - Board of Higher Education approves Internal Firearms Policy, Achievement Compacts

Febuary 2012

02-27-12 - Middle/High School Student Robotics Teams Excel at Oregon “Bowled Over!”Championship

02-01-12 - Chancellor Announces Search Committee for University of Oregon President

January 2012

01-17-12 - Top Youth LEGO robotics teams awarded at state championships focused on theme of food safety

01-10-12 - University System offers pre-engineering grants to Oregon middle & high schools to help "grow our own" workforce

01-06-12 - Board of Higher Education approves Summer 2012 tuition, discusses research collaborations

November 2011

11-28-11 - Board of Higher Education terminates contract of UO President

11-23-11 - State Board of Higher Education to convene a special meeting

11-18-11 - Senate confirms WOU faculty member and EOU student as new members of State Board of Higher Education

11-18-11 - Higher Ed Board committee moves forward on establishment of university boards at some campuses

11-10-11 - Oregon University System enrollment reaches 100,000 student milestone

11-08-11 - Oregon public universities decide not to appeal court decision on firearms on campus

11-04-11 - Higher Ed Board committee approves campus incentive funding for overall degrees and those for underrepresented Oregonians

October 2011

10-27-11 - Higher Ed Board committee approves new academic programs

10-07-11 - Higher Ed Board approves University of Oregon police department

10-03-11 - Oregon among eight states chosen for national initiative to improve undergraduate student learning

September 2011

09-28-11 - Oregon Public Universities Lose Case to Keep Guns Off Campuses

09-28-11 - Oregon University System receives $1.5 million grant to improve college access

09-19-11 - OUS Admissions Reps Tour State to Help Students Understand College Options

09-15-11 - Contract Agreement Reached Between University System and SEIU

09-15-11 - University System and SEIU reach tentative settlement agreement

09-09-11 - Higher Ed Board Finance & Administration Committee provides preliminary approval for universities’ 2011-12 budget allocations

August 2011

08-18-11 - University System launches state’s largest solar project, Governor Kitzhaber breaks ground in Klamath Falls

08-16-11 - University System launches state’s largest solar project, Governor Kitzhaber to break ground

July 2011

07-29-11 - Mark Weiss named Interim President of Western Oregon University

07-08-11 - Higher Ed Board approves campus mission alignment, previews 2011-13 budgets

07-06-11 - PSU Assistant Dean, Karen Marrongelle, accepts Assistant Vice Chancellor position with Oregon University System

June 2011

06-30-11 - Higher ed capital and operating budgets pass, reductions reflect state’s revenue woes

06-29-11 - Historic higher ed legislation passed in Senate and House by overwhelming majority

06-23-11 - Operating budget for Oregon University System passes both Chambers

06-23-11 - Eric Meslow appointed Chair of ETIC, Art Johnson as Vice Chair

06-15-11 - Matthew Donegan elected Board of Higher Ed president, Jill Eiland vice president

06-13-11 - Governor appoints, Senate approves OSU student, Farbodd Ganjifard, as new member of State Board of Higher Education

06-03-11 - Higher Ed Board approves average tuition & fees increase of 7.2%, hears important research report from Communities of Color

 

May 2011

05-06-11 - Higher Ed Board committee supports PSU land transfer to TriMet for light-rail, and other actions

April 2011

04-27-11 - Higher Ed Board committee approves new Masters programs at UO, approves WOU revised mission

04-18-11 - GEAR UP and The Ford Family Foundation launch funding of 16 rural Oregon schools to increase college-readiness

04-08-11 - Higher Ed Board committee approves capital budget adjustments, reviews athletics

04-07-11 - College: Yes You Can / Universidad: Sí Se Puede, outreach event for middle school students and families

March 2011

03-04-11 -  Higher Ed Board endorses tuition equity, reviews Governor’s Recommended Budget

February 2011

 

 

02/22/11 - GEAR UP and Ford Family Foundation expand college access program in 10 Oregon communities

January 2011 

01/17/11 - Youth LEGO robotics teams excel at 10th annual state tournaments focused on biomedical engineering

01/11/11 - University System Chancellor and OSU President to speak on higher ed reform at Portland City Clubs

01/07/11 - Higher Ed Board approves Summer 2011 tuition rates, approves mission statements

 


 

December 2010

12/07/10 - Statement from George Pernsteiner on Ms. Heiligman

November 2010

11/23/10 - Higher Ed Board Committee approves new academic programs at OSU and UO

11/23/10 - University industry council awards $37.5K to innovative engineering "athletics" programs

11/11/10 - Oregon University System sees record enrollment of almost 97,000, student retention rates also increase significantly

11/05/10 - Higher Ed Board Committee updated on Life Sciences Complex, approves UO property purchase and computing center upgrades

11/03/10 - Oregon Health Career Center awarded $55,997 grant to increase college access

11/02/10 - College Fairs are for Adults too! Help for Adult Learners at Portland National College Fair

October 2010

10/21/10 - Impact Northwest and Marshall High School awarded $31,796 grant to increase college access

10/21/10 - Lane Community College awarded $38,003 grant to increase college access

10/21/10 - OMSI awarded $54,143 grant to increase college access

10/21/10 - Outside In awarded $56,083 grant to increase college access for homeless youth

10/19/10 - McMinnville School District awarded $48,583 grant to increase college access

10/19/10 - Sweet Home School District awarded $51,506 grant to increase college access

10/19/10 - Incight awarded $45,615 grant to increase college access and success for students with disabilities in Portland area

10/18/10 - Chemeketa Community College awarded $61,534 grant to increase college access

10/18/10 - Native American Youth and Family Center awarded $56,250 grant to increase college attendance

10/18/10 - Hermiston High School awarded $51,500 grant to increase college attendance

10/11/10 - College access program awards $607,000 to Oregon schools, colleges & nonprofits

10/08/10 - Higher Ed Board approves budget reductions for public universities

September 2010

09/23/10 - Local high schools to learn about all 7 Oregon Public Universities at once at OIT on 9.27

09/22/10 - Boise State Provost, Sona Karentz Andrews, accepts Vice Chancellor position with the Oregon University System

09/14/10 - Oregon Universities Kick off Statewide High School Tour to Help Students Understand College Options

09/13/10 - University System offers pre-engineering program grants to Oregon K-12 schools

09/10/10 - Higher Ed Board committees approve next steps for Oregon Sustainability Center, and new academic programs

09/09/10 - Governor's Advocate and Oregon Universities to hold outreach sessions for Minority, Women, Emerging and Small Business contractors

August 2010

08/19/10 - Oregonians Invited to Explore College Options at the Oregon State Fair

08/16/10 - Statewide help for adults seeking college extended for 3rd Year

July 2010

07/09/10 - Higher Ed Board approves biennial operating & capital budget request, and new governance change proposals for presentation to Oregon Legislature

June 2010

06/04/10 - Higher Ed Board approves tuition, budget & cut plan for 2010-11 academic year

May 2010

05/26/10 - Senate Confirms OSU's Lynda Ciuffetti to State Board of Higher Education

05/14/10 -Higher Ed Board reviews funding priorities for next biennium, seeks extension of expenditure limitation to meet student enrollment demands

April 2010

04/29/10 - Higher Ed Board Committee reviews audit of Mike Bellotti separation agreement, U of O athletics department procedures

04/26/10 - Curry County area residents invited to 2 Town Hall Meetings on Rural Higher Education

March 2010

03/31/10 - Symposium video highlights effective college retention practices for underserved Oregon students

03/05/10 - Higher Ed Board approves legislative proposals, approves bond issuance that will create 2,000 jobs in Oregon

03/01/10 - New annual Facts & Figures reports Oregon public universities' data

03/01/10 - Robotics teams compete head-to-head at Oregon Hot Shot! Tournament

February 2010

02/25/10 - University industry council awards $200K in pre-engineering grants to Oregon schools

02/15/10 - Senate Confirms Intel's Jill Eiland to State Board of Higher Education

January 2010

01/20/10 - Youth talents shine at Intel Oregon FIRST LEGO League 2009 Championship Tournaments

01/11/10 - See top LEGO robots at youth state championships, and build a little robot too

01/08/10 - Higher Ed Board adopts universities' budget cut plan, approves Summer '10 tuition

01/07/10 - Boards of Ed and Higher Ed meet with business leaders on aligning student learning and meeting Oregon's work force needs

 


 

December 2009

12/09/09 - Industry Council awards $520K in "Bright Future" grants to Oregon youth programs to bolster pre-engineering education

November 2009

11/23/09 - University System offers pre-engineering program grants to Oregon schools, including an engineering "athletic" program

11/12/09 - Statewide Symposium to focus on increasing pre-college preparation and student retention once in college

11/10/09 - Oregon University System enrollment grows significantly for second consecutive year to over 91,500 students

11/09/09 - OSU's Alicia Ortega to help Higher Ed Board advance college access and success for Latino students

11/06/09 - Higher Ed Board Committee approves UO Dorm Project, discusses budget reduction planning

October 2009

10/08/09 - Senate Confirms Allyn Ford of Roseburg to State Board of Higher Education

10/02/09 - Higher Ed Board approves 2009-10 budget allocations for campuses

September 2009

09/22/09 - Oregon Public Universities team up to help students understand college opportunities

09/18/09 - Oregon Universities Celebrate First Annual National GEAR UP Day

09/07/09 - Contract Agreement Reached Between University System and SEIU

09/04/09 - Higher Ed Board committee recommends 2009-10 budget allocations for campuses.

August 2009

08/20/09 - Oregon rural youth gain college prep skills at 3-day Monmouth event

08/13/09 - Rep. Galizio accepts position to address critical Oregon higher education needs

July 2009

07/10/09 - Higher Ed Board approves tuition for 2009-10 academic year

07/07/09 - Statewide help now available to adults interested in going to college

June 2009

06/30/09 - Oregon Legislature approves higher education budget with major cuts

06/24/09 - Senate Confirms Matthew Donegan to State Board of Higher Education

06/05/09 - Higher Ed Board discusses class size policy, honors service of retiring EOU and UO Presidents Dave Frohnmayer and Dixie Lund

May 2009

05/08/09 - Higher Ed Board reviews universities' annual performance, considers role and impact of campus public services on Oregonians and students

05/04/09 - Western Oregon University to Re-Open on Tuesday, May 5

05/04/09 - Oregon Youth Robotics Teams Showcase Talent at FIRST World Championship

April 2009

04/30/09 - Western Oregon University Closes for 4 Days Pending H1N1 Virus Confirmation

04/15/09 - Chancellor addresses repercussions of decreased funding for higher ed

04/03/09 - Higher Ed Board approves new admission, enrollment, and tuition approaches to increase student participation in college and manage costs

March 2009

03/20/09 - Board of Higher Ed Announces Bob Davies as Next EOU President

03/13/09 - Richard Lariviere named new President of University of Oregon

03/06/09 - Higher Ed Board discusses immediate, future budget cuts and serious impacts for Oregon public universities

03/03/09 - Bend business leader Kirk Schueler confirmed to State Board of Higher Education

03/02/09 - Richard Lariviere announced as finalist for University of Oregon President

Febuary 2009

02/23/09 - Oregon universities holding contractor sessions for stimulus construction projects

02/11/09 - Finalists for EOU President Announced

02/06/09 - Higher Ed Board discusses tuition and funding trends for Oregon universities

January 2009

01/27/09 - Awards: Intel Oregon FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournaments

01/21/09 - Youth LEGO Robotics Championship Focused on Climate and Teamwork

01/15/09 - Youth LEGO Robotics Tournament will Focus on Climate

01/09/09 - Higher Ed Board discusses diversity policy, approves Summer '09 tuition

 


 

December 2008

12/01/08 - Chancellor, Board of Higher Ed thank Governor for Budget focused on Oregon's students and economic recovery

November 2008

11/13/08 - Oregon University System Fall Enrollment Makes Major Gains

11/07/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews campus, state sustainability efforts, Portland initiatives

October 2008

10/30/08 - Industry Council Sponsors Student Video Contest on Computer Science

10/21/08 - Universities Collaborate in Touring State to Recruit Oregon Students

10/10/08 - UO President Forums on October 14

10/03/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews campus diversity efforts and university financial baselines at meeting at SOU in Ashland

10/02/08 - EOU President Forums on October 7

September 2008

09/29/08 - Senate Confirms David Yaden to State Board of Higher Education

09/18/08 - Letter to AIG Retirement Plan Participants (PDF)

09/05/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews campus and system diversity status and initiatives, and allocates 2008-09 university budgets

August 2008

08/26/08 - Joseph Holliday Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success for Oregon University System

08/12/08 - Rural Oregon Students Get College Boost from $18M Federal GEAR UP Grant

08/01/08 - Board of Higher Ed Announces Christopher Maples as Next OIT President

July 2008

07/28/08 - Oregon one of three states chosen to participate in initiative to improve student learning in college

07/17/08 - Oregon University System Selects Service to Improve Campus Emergency Preparedness and Communication

07/11/08 - Higher Ed Board approves 2009-2011 operating and capital budgets, elects new Board officers

07/09/08 - OIT President Finalists, Bradley and Sebastian, Withdraw from Selection Process

June 2008

06/06/08 - Higher Ed Board approves fall ’08 tuition, UO arena bonds and contracting

06/06/08 - Chancellor Announces Search Committee for UO President

06/05/08 - Chancellor Announces Search Committee for EOU President

06/02/08 - Third Finalist for OIT President Announced

May 2008

05/28/08 - Finalists for OIT President Announced

05/22/08 - Youth Computer Game Designers Awarded at State Contest ( Photo, members of Team Phred )

05/02/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews universities' performance, budget policy and program plans, and recognizes two presidential milestones

05/02/08 - Board of Higher Ed Announces Wim Wiewel as Next PSU President

April 2008

04/30/08 - Press Conference to be held on PSU President Announcement

04/25/08 - PSU President Finalist, Kathie Olsen, Withdraws from Selection Process

04/16/08 - PSU President Finalist, Jon Whitmore, Withdraws from Selection Process

04/04/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews strategic initiatives to more forward higher ed goals in Oregon, and progress on campus capital projects

March 2008

03/31/08 - New tuition benefit for dependents of deceased, disabled Oregon veterans launched today at public universities

03/20/08 - Finalists for PSU President Announced

03/07/08 - Higher Ed Board discusses new Oregon high school diploma requirements

February 2008

02/18/08 - EOU Professor and SOU Student Confirmed to State Board of Higher Education

02/15/08 - Statement from the Oregon University System on Northern Illinois University Tragedy

02/08/08 - Higher Ed Board reviews proposals to increase access, retention for Oregon students, and Portland-specific research and workforce initiatives

January 2008

01/24/08 - New partnership makes transfer from 2-year to 4-year college easier for students

01/23/08 - LEGO Robotics Champions Focused on Sustainability

01/04/08 - Higher Ed Board approves EOU repositioning plan, changes in resource fees, and Summer Session tuition rates

01/04/08 - Chancellor Announces Search Committee for OIT President

December 2007

12/10/07 - ETIC awards $390,000 in grants for pre-college engineering education

November 2007

11/08/07 - Oregon University System Fall Enrollment Increase Signals a Turn-around

11/02/07 - Higher Ed Board reviews student fee and tuition structures, U of O arena project, and system strategic directions

October 2007

10/16/07 - Higher Ed Board approves naming of U of O Science Complex after Lorry I. Lokey

10/05/07 - Higher Ed Board reviews U of O strategic report, work of system Research Council

10/04/07 - Oregon introduces unique 60% tax credit to donors supporting commercialization of university research

September 2007

09/29/07 - OIT President Martha Anne Dow Succumbs to Cancer after 6 Month Battle

09/14/07 - Portland Attorney Paul Kelly Confirmed to State Board of Higher Education

09/07/07 - Higher Ed Board approves universities' budgets, reviews PSU strategic report

July 2007

07/27/07 - Contract Agreement Reached Between University System and SEIU

07/19/07 - Board of Higher Ed Approves Dixie Lund as EOU Interim President

07/16/07 - Dixie Lund Recommended as Interim President of Eastern Oregon University

07/13/07 - Higher Ed Board reviews WOU strategic report, biennial budget, EOU budget

07/12/07 - President of Eastern Oregon University Announces Resignation

June 2007

06/27/07 - Legislature approves historic higher education capital budget

06/27/07 - Capital Budget Fact Sheet

06/15/07 - PCC President and PSU Student Confirmed to State Board of Higher Education

06/14/07 - High School Grads Awarded $90K in AeA College Scholarships

06/08/07 - Chancellor Announces Search Committee for PSU President

06/08/07 - Higher Ed Board approves '07-08 tuition, hears EOU strategic report, appoints PSU Interim President

06/06/07 - Feasibility Study on OHSU-PSU Merger Released by Consulting Group

06/06/07 - Higher education operating budget approved by Ways & Means subcommittee

May 2007

05/17/07 - Co-Chairs' budget increases a good start, but more must be done

05/04/07 - Higher Ed Board hears strategic report on Southern Oregon University

05/04/07 - University System Deputy Chancellor accepts new post at Meharry Medical College

April 2007

04/17/07 - Local Youth Robotics Team Wins World Competition focused on Nanotechnology

04/16/07 - Statement from the Oregon University System on Virginia Tech Tragedy

04/10/07 - PSU President Daniel Bernstine accepts position at LSAC

04/06/07 - Higher Ed Board hears strategic report on Oregon Institute of Technology

March 2007

03/02/07 - Higher Ed Board hears strategic report on OSU-Cascades Bend Campus

03/01/07 - Monday is ETIC Day at the Capitol: Educating legislators on impact of engineering education partnerships

Febuary 2007

02/21/07 - Senate Confirms James Francesconi to State Board of Higher Education

02/02/07 - Higher Ed Board hears report on OSU's successes, challenges and future plans

January 2007

01/30/07 - Oregon university grads are workforce ready, highly employed contributors, reports One Year Later study

01/05/07 - Higher Ed Board reviews Governor's Budget, discusses priorities, and approves seed-funding for new Signature Research Center

December 2006

For more information on the press releases and announcements noted below, please contact Endi Hartigan, Communications Associate, 503-725-570.

 


December 2006

12/01/06 - Higher Ed Board appoints John Minahan as President of WOU

November 2006

11/09/06 - Oregon University System Enrollment Slow-Down Continues

11/03/06 - Higher Ed Board reviews universities' performance, Joint Boards of Education praise real advances in improving postsecondary student success

October 2006

10/06/06 - Higher Ed Board reviews OUS performance, approves WOU guaranteed tuition plan

September 2006

09/08/06 - Higher Ed Board rolls out plan to address "urgent" needs of Oregon's universities

09/06/06 - Study Finds Majority of Oregon H.S. Grads Pursue College

August 2006

08/17/06 - Ben Rawlins Named Deputy Chancellor for Legal Affairs, Chief of Staff

08/17/06 - Ryan J. Hagemann Named Associate Deputy Chancellor for Legal Affairs, Secretary to Board of Higher Education

July 2006

7/14/06 - Higher Ed Board approves 2007-2009 university system budget proposal

June 2006

6/09/06 - SOU President Appointed: Provost/VP Mary Cullinan of Stephen F. Austin State University

6/02/06 - Higher Ed Board approves fall '06 tuition, discusses financial options, capital construction, and university presidents' evaluations

May 2006

5/19/06 - Finalists Announced for Southern Oregon University President

5/09/06 - ETIC Awards $729,383 in Grants toward Pre-Engineering Education Programs

5/05/06 - Board of Higher Ed discusses critical changes needed to ensure access, affordability, and quality for Oregon students

April 2006

4/24/06 - Oregon Higher Ed Receives $925,000 Bequest from Former Employees

4/18/06 - Local Youth Lego Robotics Teams to Compete Nationally, Internationally

4/07/06 - Board of Higher Ed reviews college prep and participation strategies for Oregon's diverse students

March 2006

3/22/06 - Campaign Launched to Expand Computer Science Pipeline in Oregon

3/21/06 - OSU and WOU Receive $2.6 million in FEMA Earthquake Safety Grants

3/02/06 - Higher Ed Board Endorses OSU Energy Plant, UO Lease of White Stag Building

Febuary 2006

2/08/06 - Higher Ed Exec Committee Approves U of O Proposal to Acquire Portland Property

2/02/06 - Board of Higher Ed Approves $66 Million Bond Sale

January 2006

1/26/06 - ESI President/CEO Konidaris Appointed Chair of Technology Council

1/23/06 - Governor appoints, Senate approves WOU student as new Board of Higher Ed member

1/20/06 - Board of Higher Ed Announces Search Committee for SOU President

1/06/06 - Board of Higher Ed Approves Summer Tuition

November 2005

11/29/05 - SOU President Elisabeth Zinser Announces Her Retirement

11/16/05 - University System Enrollment Higher than '04, but Growth Remains Slow

11/04/05 - Board of Higher Ed Reviews Campus Performance and Goals

October 2005

10/07/05 - Board Approves OIT's Health Professions Center to Move Ahead with Plans

10/07/05 - Media Alert: Congressman David Wu Honorary Host at College Affordability Workshops

September 2005

9/14/05 - Media Alert: Business, Education Leaders to Convene for Statewide Pre-Engineering Summit

9/09/05 - Higher Ed Board Appoints George Pernsteiner as Chancellor

August 2005

8/24/05 - Dr. John Minahan Named WOU Interim President

8/12/05 - FEMA Evaluates OIT Building that Received Earthquake Upgrade Funding

8/10/05 - FEMA Evaluates PSU Buildings that Received Earthquake Upgrade Funding

8/05/05 - Higher Ed Budget Increases College Access, Affordability in Oregon

8/05/05 - Higher Ed Board Approves Undergraduate Tuition, Expansion of Executive MBA

July 2005

7/29/05 - Contract Agreement Reached Between University System and SEIU

7/15/05 - Board of Higher Ed Approves Fall '05 Tuition but Undergrad Rates to be Adjusted

June 2005

6/28/05 - GEAR UP Schools Exceed Statewide Average for AP Course Completion

6/24/05 - Media Alert: GEAR UP Capitol Day to Spotlight Statewide Pre-College Prep Programs

6/20/05 - 28 Graduating Seniors Awarded AeA Scholarships to Attend Oregon Universities

6/10/05 - Oregon Students Win 6 of 40 Access Scholarships Awarded Nationally

6/03/05 - Joint Boards of Education Receive Directive from Governor to Create Seamless Pre-K to 20 Education System

6/03/05 - Board of Higher Ed Defers Approval of Tuition Rates, Reviews Campus Sexual Harassment Policies

May 2005

5/26/05 - Roosevelt High GEAR UP Student Selected for National Youth Leadership Summit

5/06/05 - Board of Higher Ed Reviews Affordability Report, System Performance Indicators, and University Place Project

April 2005

4/20/05 - Two GEAR UP Schools in Portland Selected for Small Schools Initiative

4/08/05 - Board of Higher Ed Reviews Diversity Report, System Performance Indicators

March 2005

3/30/05 - Assistant Chancellor of University System to join OSU in finance post

3/29/05 - Spring 2005 - Pathways Towards Cultural Competency: Special Focus of Lift Every Voice newsletter

3/09/05 - University System Response to Retirement of WOU President

3/04/05 - Board of Higher Ed Approves Tuition Aid for National Guard, Reserve Members

3/02/05 - March 7th deadline approaches for unique AeA Technology Scholarships

3/01/05 - Rick Hampton New Labor, Employee Relations Director for University System

February 2005

2/24/05 - Jay Kenton Named Vice Chancellor of Oregon University System

2/22/05 - Returned Oregon National Guard, Reservists to Get Free Tuition at Universities

2/18/05 - Governor Meets with Higher Ed Board on Pre-K to College Connections

2/04/05 - Proposed OR Opportunity Grant Changes Commended by Board of Higher Ed

2/03/05 - Joint Boards Approves Statewide Transfer Module to Aid Oregon Students

December 2004

12/10/04 - Board of Higher Ed Approves $153.3 million in Bond Funding for Campus Projects

12/09/04 - Finalists for University System Vice Chancellor Announced

12/01/04 - 2005-2007 Governor's Recommended Budget for the Oregon University System

November 2004

11/22/04 - University System Enrolling More Students but Growth Slowing

11/22/04 - Fall 2004 Enrollment Fact Sheet

11/18/04 - Senate Confirms Antone "Tony" Van Vliet and Adriana Mendoza to State Board of Higher Education

11/05/04 - Board of Higher Ed Hears Preliminary Report on 2004 Student Enrollment

October 2004

10/29/04 - University Reading Collaborative Receives State Award from Superintendent Castillo

10/08/04 - Board of Higher Ed Elects Pendleton Attorney Henry Lorenzen as President

September 2004

09/10/04 - Board of Higher Ed Approves Funding for Tuition Mitigation Plan

August 2004

08/05/04 - Board of Higher Ed Approves 2005-07 Capital Construction Budget

July 2004

7/16/04 - Board of Higher Ed Approves 2005-07 Budget for Submission to the Governor

June 2004

6/4/2004 Board of Higher Ed Approves 2004-05 Tuition with Exceptions

6/4/2004 State Board of Higher Education Appoints Executive Vice Chancellor/COO

May 2004

5/24/2004 Former Assistant AG Hired for Top Staff Position with Board of Higher Ed

5/14/2004 Board of Higher Ed Approves Chancellor's Office Reorganization. $1.1 million in savings will reduce impact of Measure 30 cuts on campuses

5/7/2004 Board of Higher Ed Reviews Impact of Measure 30 Campus and Chancellor’s Office Cuts, Construction Budgets and Legislative Concepts

April 2004

4/8/2004 Former State Budget Director Hired as University System Exec Vice Chancellor

4/5/2004 FEMA Awards $2.8 Earthquake Readiness Grant to State's University System and Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

4/2/2004 Board of Higher Ed Announces Initial Changes to Chancellor’s Office, Reviews Preliminary Tuition Proposals for 2004-05

March 2004

3/31/2004 Chancellor of Oregon University System Resigns

3/19/2004 Faculty Awarded Intel Grants for Innovative Curriculum, Labs, and Recruitment

3/5/2004 Board of Higher Ed Discusses Biennial Budget and Tuition Setting Process

February 2004

2/26/2004 New Spanish Language GEAR UP Website Helps Hispanic/Latino Students and Families Prepare for College

2/26/2004 El nuevo sitio Web en espa�ol de GEAR UP ayuda a los estudiantes hispanos y latinos y sus familias a prepararse para la universidad

2/20/2004 Board of Higher Ed Discusses Impact of Measure 30 Cuts on Campuses

2/17/2004 March 1st deadline approaches for unique AeA Technology Scholarships

2/10/2004 Chancellor’s Office to Share Measure 30 Reductions with Campuses

January 2004

1/27/2004 Board of Higher Ed Elects Neil Goldschmidt as its President

1/22/2004 Senate Confirms Seven New Members to State Board of Higher Education.

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