The Phil Knight Effect: Part 3

March 2, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. —  Some call him a SuperFan.  Some say he is the man running the show at the University of Oregon Athletic Department.  No matter your opinion of Nike Co-founder Phil Knight, there is no denying the significant impact his contributions have had on the university.  But those … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 2

March 1, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. —  Nike co-founder Phil Knight is by far the most generous donor the University of Oregon has ever known. An Oregon graduate, Knight is also huge fan of the school’s athletic program.  That is easy to see when you look at where most of his donations in … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 1

March 1, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. — He is generous, a maverick, and at times he’s controversial.  But no matter what you think of him, Phil Knight has made a huge impact at the University of Oregon over the past few decades. Knight has helped reshape both the school’s physical appearance and its … Continue reading »

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