board of trustees

Five Years of UO Privatization

The Board of Trustees (BoT) currently serves as the top governing body at the University of Oregon, presiding over decisions that have brought the ire of many students and labor unions. The BoT, however, has been the governing body of the UO for less than six years. A group of wealthy people created the Oregonians…

Time to Strike: Democratize the Board

In balancing the budget, administration did right by its community last spring. UO President Michael Schill worked with campus community members to find solutions to an upcoming budget deficit. Together, tapping into the vast knowledge and resources living and working on this campus, the community redeveloped plans for major capital construction projects, reducing projected costs…

Reclaim UO Movement Update

The Reclaim UO community movement is in its 2nd phase of strategic planning and will be organizing bi-weekly meetings through the month of February. The movement is focused on legislative and direct-action strategies with the primary goal of overturning the current UO Board of Trustees structure under Oregon Senate Bill 270 and replacing it with…