2022 Board retreat summary

2022 Board retreat summary

Posted on August 9, 2022

Board of Trustees postpones naming an interim president LA GRANDE, Aug. 9, 2022. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees held its annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon on Aug. 8 and 9. The board convened at the Sage Center, located at the Port of Morrow, where they met with local leaders and discussed important changes […]


Presidential Transition

Presidential Transition

Posted on August 1, 2022

EOU President Returning to Timber Roots  LA GRANDE, Ore. – Tom Insko, Eastern Oregon University’s president, announced today that he is leaving his post at the end of September. Insko has been named President and Chief Executive Officer at Collins, a wood products company based in Wilsonville, Oregon.  Insko was appointed EOU’s 12th President in […]


EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman

EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman

Posted on July 20, 2022

EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman July 20, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will hold their 2022 annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon. The meetings planned for Aug. 8-9 will include engagement with area and regional business leaders, local representatives and regional stakeholders to discuss EOU’s […]


EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23

EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23

Posted on June 29, 2022

EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23 July 29, 2022, LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing is set to inaugurate a La Grande Lit Week from July 17 to 23, offering a week of free literary readings, conversations and music in […]


EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc.

EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc.

Posted on June 27, 2022

EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc. June 27, 2022, LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees convened via Zoom for a special meeting on Monday, June 27. Following discussion the board authorized President Insko to enter into a contract with educational consulting firm EAB Global, […]


Special Board of Trustees meeting

Special Board of Trustees meeting

Posted on June 23, 2022

Special Board of Trustees meeting June 23, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet via Zoom on Monday, June 27 for a special meeting. The board will discuss whether to enter into a contract with EAB Global, Inc., an educational consulting firm. As the contract would exceed $1 […]


EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement

EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement

Posted on June 10, 2022

EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement June 10, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University and the Associated Academic Professionals Union, which represents EOU’s library and teaching faculty, have reached a tentative agreement to a new four-year contract.  During the June 8 bargaining session, EOU and AAP reached common ground on salary, healthcare […]


EOU Commencement ceremonies moved indoors

EOU Commencement ceremonies moved indoors

Posted on June 9, 2022

Due to the severe weather and lightning expected in the La Grande area this weekend, commencement ceremonies for Eastern Oregon University will be relocated indoors to Quinn Coliseum on Saturday, June 11, 2022.


EOU Board approves tuition for 2022-23

EOU Board approves tuition for 2022-23

Posted on June 3, 2022

The EOU Board of Trustees approves tuition for the 2022-23 academic year along with various other administrative decisions.


Mother-daughter duo join the Pinnacle Honor Society at EOU

Mother-daughter duo join the Pinnacle Honor Society at EOU

Posted on June 3, 2022

Mother and daughter pair hillary (who requested their name not be capitalized) and Victoria Dochow, non-traditional EOU students from Seaside Oregon, have been initiated into the Pinnacle honor society in recognition of their academic achievements. 


Mercer Family Foundation supporting EOU math majors/students

Mercer Family Foundation supporting EOU math majors/students

Posted on June 1, 2022

EOU Math majors Noah Chaney, Hailey Hochhalter, and Savannah Shorts, have each received a $7,500 yearly scholarship from the Mercer Family Foundation in recognition of their academic achievements.


President’s Scholar set to teach the next generation

President’s Scholar set to teach the next generation

Posted on June 1, 2022

Brady Layman receives the 2022 EOU president’s scholar award.


EOU Commencement 2022

EOU Commencement 2022

Posted on May 23, 2022

EOU Commencement 2022 Eastern Oregon University will hold its 92nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in the Community Stadium on the La Grande campus, One University Blvd, 97850. The main Commencement Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m.  The university anticipates awarding up to 675 degrees and certificates this academic year with over 328 students […]


EOU Colloquium concludes with a look at biosensor technology

EOU Colloquium concludes with a look at biosensor technology

Posted on May 18, 2022

professor of Chemistry Anna Cavinato will present the findings from her 2021 research sabbatical in microfluidics on Thursday, May 26


EOU College of Education Hosts Oregon Teacher Pathway High School Students for Spring Symposium

EOU College of Education Hosts Oregon Teacher Pathway High School Students for Spring Symposium

Posted on May 16, 2022

EOU College of Education hosts Oregon Teacher Pathway high school students for presentations at Spring Symposium


8th annual STEM Week comes to Eastern Oregon Classrooms

8th annual STEM Week comes to Eastern Oregon Classrooms

Posted on May 13, 2022

STEM Week brings youth science activates to Oregon homes and classrooms.


Spring Symposium returns in person at EOU

Spring Symposium returns in person at EOU

Posted on May 13, 2022

Spring Symposium returns in person for 2022


Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education

Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education

Posted on May 13, 2022

Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education Eastern Oregon University has named Dr. Rae Ette Newman as interim dean of the College of Education. Dr. Matt Seimears appointed Newman as interim dean after assuming his new role as interim provost. She will officially assume her new role on July 1.  […]


May 18-19 board meeting agenda announced

May 18-19 board meeting agenda announced

Posted on May 12, 2022

May 18-19 board meeting agenda announced The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet on campus on May 18 and 19 for its final meeting of the academic year. The board will vote on tuition and fees, room and board rates, and the preliminary operating budget for 2023. The board will consider approving the […]


Seimears named Interim Provost at EOU

Seimears named Interim Provost at EOU

Posted on May 10, 2022

Seimears named Interim Provost at EOU Eastern Oregon University has announced its interim provost following an internal search that included interviews, forums and feedback.  EOU President Tom Insko named Matt Seimears as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Seimears, who has served as Dean of the College of Education at EOU since […]