Board Approves Firearms for UOPD

PORTLAND, Ore. — Officers on the University of Oregon campus will now be allowed to carry firearms after a unanimous vote by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education on Friday. Not everyone on the board agrees that arming UO Police is a good idea, but they say that it seems to be the best … Continue reading »

University Chancellor Steps Down

EUGENE, Ore. — The head of the Oregon University System is stepping down on Friday, but will get paid for another year. It’s part of a severance agreement unanimously approved by the State Board of Higher Education. George Pernsteiner says he’s stepping down because the board wants new leadership. After Pernsteiner runs out of vacation … Continue reading »