Workplace

The Shell Desk came from UO product design professors
September 14

Product design professors create award-winning tech desk

The design was honored by the Industrial Design Society of America in the furniture and lighting category of an international competition.
UO President Michael Schill attended his first Board of Trustees Meeting in September
September 11

Board of Trustees holds first meeting under new president

The September board meeting included budget, tuition and construction discussions, a meeting with the governor and comments by the president.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown met with the UO Board of Trustees at their September meeting
September 11

Governor applauds work of UO board and calls for more collaboration

The governor said she wants to work with the board to find a stable source of funding for higher education and continue recent gains.
September 10

Contract agreement reached for UO classified staff

A tentative contract agreement has been reached between Oregon’s public universities — including University of Oregon — and  the Service Employees Internatio
The UO sign at the entrance to campus
September 10

Board committees review construction projects, hear about tuition

Three academic buildings and two sports facilities are on the list of construction projects reviewed by the Finance and Facilities Committee. 
September 4

Open enrollment coming in October; now is the time to review options

UO employees will be able to make their health insurance elections beginning Oct. 1 and must complete enrollment by Oct. 31.
September 3

September meeting of Board of Trustees includes visit with governor

Trustees also will look at an updated budget for the current year, review three capital projects and hear two academic presentations.
A proposed renovation and expansion of Hayward Field will be considered by the UO Board of Trustees
September 3

UO Board of Trustees to consider Hayward Field renovation project

If approved, the project would add flexibility to to seat up to 30,000 and would improve training and academic facilities at the storied field.
Anthropology professor Josh Snodgrass will direct a new Center for Undergraduate Excellence
August 31

Anthropologist Josh Snodgrass featured in faculty profile series

Snodgrass was one of the UO's outstanding faculty advisors last year and, in addition to teaching and research, helps young Ducks adjust to college life.
August 31

OA Classification and Compensation Project Team launches survey

Officers of administration are asked to complete a survey as part of the ongoing project to review and update position descriptions.

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